The Church and Cultural Diversity

Editor’s Note: By Dwight Linton. Dr. Dwight Linton was a missionary to Korea and an 11 year staff member with CEP. Dwight assisted primarily in multicultural ministry and training. Dwight died recently in a car accident after attending another pastor’s funeral. Click here to find out more…

Unity – based on sinful human beings’ desire to control their own destiny – was the goal of the builders of the tower of Babel in Genesis. Yet God saw that it would only result in manipulative uniformity, so He brought about the breakdown of communication by frustrating the project and causing the monolithic cultural group to split up and go their separate ways. This resulted in the development of the different cultural groups. Today there are about 6,000 distinguishable cul

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