Publications for Ethnic Ministry

Check out our new Publications Page to find great resources for Christian ministries and churches involved in multiethnic ministry!

Statistics on Immigrants in the US

Read an informative new report on immigration trends to the USA from the Migration Policy Institute. Here’s a snippet:

1.3 million immigrants moved to the United States in 2014, an 11 percent increase from the 1.2 million who did so in 2013. India was the leading country of origin (147,500 immigrants), followed by China (131,800), Mexico (130,000), Canada (41,200) and the Philippines (40,500).

Immigration Statistics

The world has truly come to our doorstep.

Chinese Scholar Finds Bible “Persuasive, Beautiful”

Read this inspiring story from Baptist Press of a Chinese scholar who had never seen a Bible until he came to the U.S. and attended a Bible discussion group near his university. His only purpose was to practice his English and socialize with other Chinese, but he ended up finding Christ.

Baptist Press story

TWR on Roku

We’re happy to see EAN member TWR is providing a free station on Roku! Check out their programming on the TWR360 Video Network or download their app on iTunes or Google Play. Click the image below to learn more about TWR360.

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World Relief: How Does Refugee Resettlement Work?

According to EAN member World Relief, the US states that take in the most refugees are Texas, California, New York, and Michigan. Read the story here.

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Serving Immigrants Saved Our Church

Read the inspiring story of how a congregation of EAN member Church of the Nazarene opened its doors to immigrants and, through the process, revitalized itself.

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Missteps of Multicultural Ministry | Recognizing the cultural undercurrents

Wise counsel for those involved in multicultural ministry: “First, understand that you come at ministry with your own cultural bias.” Read more…

Missteps of Multicultural Ministry

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Syrian Refugee Embraces New Life in Aurora IL

Read this story of a Syrian refugee and his family who were resettled in Illinois last August through World Relief, an EAN member organization.

Syrian Refugee Aurora

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Welcome New Members

We’re thrilled to welcome these two new members to the Ethnic America Network:

Association of Christians Ministering Among Internationals (ACMI)
EAN Representative: Rev. Beau Miller
Website: www.acmi-ism.org

Ignite Church Planting
EAN Representative: Pastor Dave Jenkins
Website: www.ignitechurchplanting.com

Please visit their websites to learn more about these fine ministries.

GC2 Summit: January 20, 2016

We are currently in the midst of a refugee crisis that gives the church a tremendous opportunity to show and share the love of Jesus Christ to these refugees.

The GC2 Summit is an effort to help us recognize and understand how to most effectively do this. The focus will be on equipping Christians and churches to connect with and serve refugees and refugee communities both domestically and internationally. Top practitioners who are working with refuges around the world will be featured.

The GC2 Summit is co-sponsored by the Billy Graham Center for Evangelism, the Humanitarian Disaster Institute at Wheaton College, World Vision, and LifeWay Research. Click here to read more about the event and register to attend.

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