While some denominations claim to have been multi-ethnic from the start (or at some point in their history) most have fractured through the years. Bowing to personalities, personal preferences, and shifting societal norms, ethnic and economic segregation in these denominations, and the churches they spawned, became the standard.
Look at this data:
Questions to reflect:
1. What do you imagine were some of the obstacles faced by these denominations in attempting to remain multiethnic?
2. Do you believe these denominations could have survived or thrived if they had remained multiethnic? Why or why not?