Episode 189: Leadership & Multiethnic Ministry

How do you keep your congregation unified when there is a language barrier?

In Episode 189 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, we’ll talk about some ways to remove the language barrier in a multiethnic ministry. Here’s Lynn with today’s question:

Do you recommend utilizing headsets for a congregation that speaks a different language than the pastor that is preaching? 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The benefits of simultaneous translation.
  • The importance of keeping the congregation unified in worship.

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “A translator needs to mimic the tones and intonation of the preacher.”–@danielsangi
  • “The most important thing is that it should feel like one congregation, one body, worshipping God together.”–@toddadkins
  • “There is so much that is communicated through the intonation and body language of the preacher, and the translation needs to reflect that.” –@danielsangi

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