Innovation in L.A.

Mosaic as a multiniche church
Scholars and church growth experts have been paying attention to Mosaic Church in Los Angeles, the subject of Gerardo Marti’s book A Mosaic of Believers: Diversity and Innovation in a Multiethnic Church. Marti, professor of sociology at Davidson College in North Carolina, wrote the book after being a participant-observer at Mosaic, a multiethnic church which features innovative, artistic worship. We talked to him about the church and his analysis.

Mosaic seems to diverge from a fundamental rule propounded by the church growth experts: people prefer to go to an ethnically homogeneous church.


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