What I’ll Tell My Kids about Independence Day

What is one black pastor and father telling his children about the unsung realities of the Revolutionary War? How do you explain African-Americans fighting for freedom that they would not be granted? C’mon up.

Eight Summer Reads

Here are eight books for you to read this summer that might stir your thoughts on the African-American Church. C’mon up, grab a book, and read a few pages on the porch!

The Uncertain Sound of Christian Radio

We praise God for music harkening good news and glad tidings! But what about those “gospel” songs that aren’t so sound, what might we do then? C’mon up and join the conversation.

Jovanique’s Testimony: “Done, Done, Done!”

Here the testimony of one young brother who the Lord has saved and kept by his grace. We pray his story multiplies!

C’mon Up!

Interview

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Meet the Brothers: Vincent Bacote & Tony Carter

Dr. Vincent Bacote, director of the center for applied Christian ethics and professor of theology at Wheaton College, came through The Front Porch to share about his life and ministry, specifically how he wrestled with becoming a professor instead of a senior pastor or a para-church worker.

Talk

Reaching America’s Samaria

Pastor Bobby Scott explains the John 4:1-43 in light of the current struggles besetting black communities in America. C’mon up and enjoy this sermon.

Reads

Christ Died for Our Sins: Representation and Substitution in Romans and Their Jewish Martyrological Background

Jarvis Williams

Secret Sex Wars: A Battle Cry For Purity

Robert S. Scott Sr.

The Substance of Things Hoped for: A Memoir of African-American Faith

Samuel D. Proctor

On Preaching: Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching

H.B. Charles Jr

Discipleship for African American Christians: A Journey Through the Church Covenant

William C. Turner

For Whom Did Christ Die? The Extent of the Atonement in Paul’s Theology

Jarvis J. Williams

One New Man: The Cross and Racial Reconciliation in Pauline Theology

Jarvis Williams

Doctrine That Dances: Bringing Doctrinal Preaching and Teaching to Life

Robert Smith

Where Are All the Brothers?: Straight Answers to Men’s Questions about the Church

Eric C. Redmond

Introducing Black Theology: Three Crucial Questions for the Evangelical Church

Bruce L. Fields

Free at Last?: The Gospel in the African-American Experience

Carl F. Ellis Jr.

Going Global

Carl F. Ellis JR.

Saving Our Sons: Confronting the Lure of Islam With Truth, Faith & Courage

Carl Ellis Jr. Ph.D.

Glory Road: The Journeys of 10 African-Americans into Reformed Christianity

Edited by Anthony J. Carter

Experiencing the Truth: Bringing the Reformation to the African-American Church

Anthony J. Carter
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May We Meet in the Heavenly World: The Piety of Lemuel Haynes

Lemuel Haynes

On Being Black and Reformed: A New Perspective on the African-American Christian Experience

Anthony J. Carter

The Political Economy of Liberation: Thomas Sowell and James Cone on the Black Experience

Anthony B. Bradley

Black and Tired: Essays on Race, Politics, Culture, and International Development

Anthony B. Bradley

Liberating Black Theology: The Bible and the Black Experience in America

Anthony B. Bradley

The Ever-Loving Truth: Can Faith Thrive in a Post-Christian Culture?

Voddie Jr. Baucham

What He Must Be: …If He Wants to Marry My Daughter

Voddie Baucham Jr.

Family Driven Faith: Doing What It Takes to Raise Sons and Daughters Who Walk with God

Voddie Baucham Jr.

Family Shepherds: Calling and Equipping Men to Lead Their Homes

Voddie Baucham Jr.

Finding Faithful Elders and Deacons

Thabiti M. Anyabwile

Evangelicals & Scripture: Tradition, Authority and Hermeneutics

From IVP Academic

The Spirit in Public Theology: Appropriating the Legacy of Abraham Kuyper

Vincent E. Bacote

The Decline of African American Theology: From Biblical Faith to Cultural Captivity

Thabiti M. Anyabwile

The Faithful Preacher: Recapturing the Vision of Three Pioneering African-American Pastors

Thabiti M. Anyabwile
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What Is a Healthy Church Member?

Thabiti M. Anyabwile
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Aliens in the Promised Land: Why Minority Leadership Is Overlooked in White Christian Churches and Institutions

Anthony B. Bradley et al.
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The Gospel for Muslims

Thabiti Anyabwile
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Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole

Eric Mason
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Keep Your Head Up: America’s New Black Christian Leaders, Social Consciousness, and the Cosby Conversation

Anthony B. Bradley et al.
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The Life of God in the Soul of the Church: The Root and Fruit of Spiritual Fellowship

Thabiti Anyabwile
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The Preachers of a Different Gospel: A Pilgrim’s Reflections on Contemporary Trends in Christianity

Femi B. Adeleye
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United: Captured by God’s Vision for Diversity

Trillia J. Newbell
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Blood Work

Anthony J. Carter

Twelve Years a Slave

Solomon Northup
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