This week Meaghan Winter of The Atlantic published “The Fastest-Growing Group of American Evangelicals: A new generation of Latino Protestants is poised to transform our religious and political landscapes.” She features Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the NHCLC, who discusses the Hispanic churches influence and contributions to the U.S.
Read the full article from The Atlantic HERE.
.Notable quotes from Rev. Rodriguez:
[Latinos] are not extending our hand out, asking, ‘Can you help us plant churches?’ We’re coming to primarily white denominations and going, ‘You all need our help.’ This is a flipping of the script.
“We have the fortitude, the wherewithal, the drive. . . We even have the financial resources
“People want love, they want joy, and they don’t want to go to a church that’s CNN versus Fox.”
“We really do believe that the Latino Church will reconcile Billy Graham’s message with Dr. King’s march . . . We really do believe it’s our prophetic assignment.”