From the Back Cover
How can you be a person who naturally forms cross-race relationships? In The Skin You Live In, author and pastor David Ireland combines Scripture with exhaustive research and years of experience to show how you can build interracial friendships, promote racial reconciliation, and support diversity in the church. You'll discover how to:
• Become more comfortable when reaching across racial and cultural lines
• Develop healthy interracial friendships
• Lead a multicultural team
• Help others passionately embrace diversity
If you want to reach beyond your walls into someone else’s life, The Skin You Live In is for you. It's a safe place to let down your guard and receive cross-cultural coaching from a follower of Jesus Christ so you can start the process of friendship building across racial lines in every area of your life.
About the Author
DAVID D. IRELAND is the founding and senior pastor of Christ Church, a six-thousand-member multiracial congregation of more than forty nationalities in Rockaway and Montclair, New Jersey. He holds a doctorate from Regent University and has completed post-doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania. Ireland is also a consultant to organizations such as the National Basketball Association in the areas of diversity and leadership development. Find out more at www.davidireland.org.