The Hispanic Challenge: Opportunities Confronting the  Church   -     By: Manuel Ortiz
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The Hispanic Challenge: Opportunities Confronting the Church

Inter-Varsity Press / 1993 / Paperback

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Hispanics are the fast-growing minority group in the U.S. Including Puerto Ricans, Cubans, and Mexicans, they are changing society and the church. As a second-generation Puerto Rican, born and reared in El Barrio of New York city, Manuel Ortiz knows firsthand what it is like to be a Hispanic in the United States. As a sociologist, he recognizes the exciting potential for the future of the church--if leadership development is undertaken.

Ortiz first explores the unique needs and concerns of Hispanics in the U.S. Then he turns to key missiological issues, including Protestant-Catholic relationships, justice, racial reconciliation, and ecclesiastical structures. Ortiz has interviewed numerous Hispanic leaders working in a variety of context and describes their models for ministry. Finally the book focuses on leadership training and education, with a particular emphasis on developing second generation leadership.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Inter-Varsity Press
Publication Date: 1993
Dimensions: 9.00 X 6.00 X .50 (inches)
ISBN: 0830817735
ISBN-13: 9780830817733
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Publisher's Description

"The Sleeping Giant" is the fastest-growing minority group in the U.S.--the Hispanic community. Hispanics, especially Puerto Ricans, Cubans and Mexicans, are changing society and the church. As a second-generation Puerto Rican, born and reared in El Barrio of New York City, Manuel Ortiz knows first-hand what it is like to be a Hispanic in the U.S. As a sociologist, he recognizes the exciting potential for the future of the church--if leadership development is undertaken. Oritz first explores the unique needs and concerns of Hispanics in the U.S. Then he turns to key missiological issues, including Protestant-Catholic relationships, justice, racial reconcilliation and ecclesiastical structures. Ortiz has interviewed numerous Hispanic leaders working in a variety of contexts and describes their models for ministry. Finally, the book focuses on leadership training and education, with a particular emphasis on developing second-generation leadership. The sleeping giant must not be ignored. This is a book that will awaken awareness of the possibilities of the Hispanic church.

Author Bio

Ortiz (D.Min., Westminster) is professor of ministry and urban mission and director of the urban program at Westminster Theological Seminary. For fourteen years he ministered to Hispanics in Chicago, founding four churches, two elementary schools and an extension school for theological education. He has continued in community ministry by planting a multiethnic church in Philadelphia and by promoting urban and multiethnic ministry around the nation through his speaking and consulting efforts.

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