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  “Look at the last ten people you’ve texted,” a church planter recently challenged his congregation. Listeners pulled out their phones to scroll through their screens.  “Now. How many of them look just like you?”    Take a moment to practice this yourself.  You may discover that the proverb, “Birds of a feather flock together” rings true.  It is human nature to seek out people who share experiences and histories similar to our own.  Yet if we spend the vast majority of our time with similar people, we run the risk of seeing the world through a very narrow lens! If Christ…

WHY HOST A CONVERSATION ON GOSPEL AND RACE?  Renewal Church in Chicago serves a city that is nearly equally black, white, and Latino.  Their desire is to share the gospel with all people of the city, believing that the message of Jesus Christ will bring people of all backgrounds together to worship him.  Luke Greer, Director of Orchard Institute, hosts the conversation with lead planter of Renewal, Derrick Puckett, his wife Kaley, and Ricky and April Jenkins. HIGHLIGHTS: 16:20 Kaley shares her experience growing up, when people would ask her, “What are you?” in reference to her racial heritage. 20:00 Luke asks, “What are the highs and…