We welcome Randy Rowland as a guest blogger for the third in a series of five posts.
Fun factoid: African American church plants work well in shared church buildings, commercial store buildings and public meeting places. But, they don’t do well in theaters.
Factoid: African American Churches develop at very close to the same rate as other ethnic and white churches. It appears to take about 7 years to reach sustainability in members and budget
Factoid: There are varieties of worship music in African American church plants ranging from Gospel to Hip/Hop, contemporary and traditional church music.
Factoid: Preaching is still very important in African American Churches and is given slightly more time in the service than in white churches.
Factoid: Youth and young adult retention in African American churches is at about the same challenge level as it is in white churches.
Interrogatoid: Wouldn’t it be cool to see 100 new churches serving African Americans into the CRC?