Mission City Diaspora
2:00 – Tell us a little about yourself
3:12 – Can you tell us how you came to faith and about your family?
4:35 – How did you go from small town SC to a city like New York?
6:34 – Take us to Queens, what is the NY you experience?
8:03 – Why such diversity in Queens?
9:44 – What you so focused on those resistant to the gospel?
13:40 – Why is diaspora mission important for the church to think about?
16:42 – Why have you chosen this specific strategy?
21:45 – How do you go about reaching people from different backgrounds?
26:45 – So what is your goal in New York?
28:50 – How do you see people divide themselves?
30:43 – How do you identify gaps in cities?
32:00 – How have you started using social media?
34:45 – What’s been the most unexpected way you’ve seen God work?
38:16 – Can you describe what church planting has looked like during COVID?
40:07 – What are the biggest challenges you face?
42:30 – What is Global Gates up to around the world?
43:49 – What would you want to highlight to those in cities around the world?
45:00 – Recommended resources
Episode 6 – Diaspora Peoples in a Global City
In many cities, the church is engaging a portion of the population while neglecting smaller population segments. Brad shares from his work with the many different ethnic enclaves of New York City.