Breaking Down The Walls Of Racial Separation In Our Churches – Michael Frost

At face value, Australian churches seem to be fairly racially divided. There seems to be distinct, racially separate churches for a multitude of racial groupings and cultures from Afrikaaners through to Zulu’s. Well not quite, I haven’t spotted a Zulu Baptist Church yet but just about everything else seems to exist. This seems to suggest a range of things, the least flattering being that we don’t mix very well interracially. But is this true?, or is the face value picture not telling the whole story? Michael Frost explores this issue in the Tinsley Papers Summer Edition and asks “If the kingdom of God is multiracial then why aren’t our churches?” (more…)