Being Black—but Not Too Black—in the Workplace

May 29, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Issue

By Adia Harvey Wingfield, originally posted at The Atlantic. Being a person of color at a predominantly white workplace creates its own special kinds of stress. To be a black professional is often to be alone. Most black doctors, lawyers, journalists, and so on—those in white-collar positions that require specialized training and credentialing—work in environments … Read More

Enthused Pastor in the Urban Core

May 1, 2018By DPC EditorCultural Diversity, Resources By Issue

Written by Luke Bobo, originally posted at Made to Flourish. Luke interviewed his good friend, Cedric Rowan for this piece.  Cedric and I have been friends over 30 years. We attended the same public high school in Kansas City, MO, and the the University of Kansas together.  Cedric pastors First Baptist Church in Kansas City, … Read More

Neighborhoods in the Economy – Kansas City

April 11, 2018By DPC EditorResources By Issue, Resources for Churches, Resources for Pastors & Lay Leaders, Society

by MTF Communications, originally posted on Made to Flourish In this panel discussion, Jarrett Meek, founder of Mission Adelante, and Jeanette Thomas from Hope International, talk about their roles in ministry and what it looks like day-to-day to work for the flourishing of refugees, immigrants, and the underprivileged throughout the world. Meek shared how he … Read More