David Stevens is Senior Pastor of Central Bible Church in Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM, 1982) and of the Faculte Libre de Theologie Evangelique (ThD, 1999) near Paris, France.
God's New Humanity is a welcome, significant addition to the
growing body of literature boldly proclaiming the biblical mandate
for the multiethnic church. With the mind of a theologian, the
heart of a pastor, and the insight of a practitioner, David Stevens
effectively challenges systemic segregation and points the way to
the coming integration of the local church for the sake of the
Author of Building a Healthy Multi-ethnic Church, and coauthor of Ethnic Blends: Mixing Diversity into Your Local Church
Stevens offers a fresh and much-needed theological approach to
multiethnic ministry . . . This book encourages the reader to think
theologically through the key issues in reaching across all
barriers within the church, not just the most visible ones. If you
are seeking a strong biblical and theological understanding of
multiethnic ministry, God's New Humanity is a must-read.
Author of The Color of Church The greatest picture of the church is found on the pages of Revelation. There we see all of God's people gathered from around the world and down through the ages. There we can't help worshipping the One who paid the price to bring us together as one . . . If you're a Christian leader, this is must reading. Highly recommended!
Executive editor of the acclaimed Holy Bible: Mosaic