The coffee shop has become a means to minister through a different venue and brings people into the church who otherwise would not come close.
In the face of some hardships, Pastor Fernando Martinez and his family began to regret their decision to move to the U.S. to plant a church.
On the day Emmanuel Wesleyan Church publicly shared its new vision, opportunities for multiethnic ministry began to pour in.
The percentage of Wesleyan churches that are minority or multiethnic has grown from 6.7% in 1994 to 20%.
Wesleyan pastors and leaders joined 1,300 others as part of the Mosaix Conference to talk about multiethnic ministry within churches.
A refugee from the Congo approached a Colorado pastor and asked if a service could be held in the Swahili language. A surprised Pastor Hettich notes he never saw it coming.