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.”
Angie Hong is a Korean American worship leader, writer, and speaker. Most recently she served as the creative director at Willow Creek Community Church (Chicago Campus) and has led worship for the Christian Community Development Association conference, Women of Color Retreat, The Justice Conference, and Duke Divinity School’s Summer Institute for Reconciliation. She has written about her local church work in Intercultural Ministries: Hope for A Changing World (Grace Ji-Sun Kim and Jann Aldredge-Clanton, eds., Judson Press, 2016).