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Why race and class matter for mission

July and August will be a time of celebrating South Asian heritage – a similar concept to Black History month. Whilst this is lovely, it also makes me think: why don’t we remember and celebrate one another’s cultures more?

South Asian interchange Rani Joshi
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Indian couple enjoying a Holi party (a significant Hindu festival celebrated as the Festival of Colours, Love, and Spring) | photo: iStock

As I have been meeting and talking to different organisations and leaders, I’ve been recognising the beauty of the church, but also the challenges it carries and faces. We have such great opportunities to celebrate and love one another as Jesus did, so where are we perhaps needing to do better?