Culture is an invisible and inescapable force that skews our objectivity, shapes our motives, and clouds our judgment. It can create friction and misunderstandings in work teams and close relationships.
Recognizing its influence is a disciplined effort. There are insights to be gained and skills that you can learn to make you a better coworker, ministry partner, friend, and spouse.
Increasing leadership connections across racial, cultural, and neighborhood contexts
Equipping in discipleship in racial harmony, justice, and cultural agility
Learning contextually with and from numerous local leaders serving in various locations
Collaborating to forge an action plan to propel racial harmony and justice efforts in the Twin Cities
We’ll explore a scripturally rooted and gospel-congruent discipleship framework in racial harmony and justice. We’ll work together to develop ways to partner and implement discipleship experiences within our communities that lead people toward greater oneness.
SANKOFA: JOURNEY TO HARMONY
We’ll travel to the South on a five-day experiential discipleship journey through the history of the Civil Rights Movement. The resistance and resilience of African American people and churches will be our teachers in the fight for equality and justice.
We’ll delve into learning a globally renowned approach to improving intercultural relationships. Understanding the influences, vulnerabilities, and beauties of culture will enhance our capacities to loosen the grips of cultural captivities and love through differences.
FIRST THINGS FOR FLOURISHING MICAH GROUP
We’ll discover God’s calling to cultivate flourishing communities by being followers of Jesus who Do Justice, Love Mercy, and Walk Humbly with their God. This small group curriculum created by Fuller Seminary is theologically rich, contextually relevant, and culturally expansive.