It’s in the news. It’s in our politics. It’s in our streets. And increasingly, it’s in our churches: diversity—or, more specifically, conflict over the ethnic, racial, and cultural differences that mark “us” as “us” and “them” as “them,” those who are “in” and those who are “out.”
Adam Perez is a doctoral student in worship at Duke Divinity School in Durham, North Carolina, and is a teaching assistant for worship classes at Calvin Theological Seminary (Grand Rapids, Michigan) and Western Theological Seminary (Holland, Michigan). Adam also serves an endorsed coach for Worship Ministries of the Christian Reformed Church in North America.