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Youth for Christ and Compassion International Support Diversity

Gender and ethnic diversity are extremely uncommon in Christian charities and para-church ministries, with the majority leadership, board, and executive roles being filled by white males. Over half of the 33 ministries contacting for a report on diversity refused to reply, with some dismissing the report as “political correctness.” However, Compassion International and Youth for Christ leaders reported that diversity are critically important for ministries.
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  • Charity: There are Christians who can reconcile women in leadership with the Bible and Christians who can’t, but can both sides find common ground to treat each other with respect and grace?
  • Community and Diversity:It’s generally ideal for a church to reflect the demographics of its community. What does that look like for your church?
  • Empowerment: Unity and diversity means empowering those who have been left out of positions of influence. How do we bring diversity and greater empowerment in our communities?
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