When the Church adopts prophetic stances in response to injustice, we give society a small glimpse into the heart of God.
The world seems to be very good at diagnosing problems, but often gives solutions that do not work. Christians have the message that is powerful enough to change hearts. So why is it that nonbelievers are at least willing to talk about racism, but many churches like to sweep it under the rug?
Imagine that we are members of a local church having a cookout, and the honored guests are Black characters from the Bible. I’d dare say that many of us would be surprised by who shows up.
Our gracious Father and God, You are the great ruler over all creation. You are the Lord, You alone. You have made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth and all that is on it, the seas and all that is in them; and You preserve all of them; and the host of heaven worships You.
The most powerful aspect of the film Fences is its depiction of Black womanhood. C’mon up and hear Thabiti Anyabwile’s thoughts as to why.
Dreams have to be dreamed over and over again if they are going to survive the monotony of our lives and pull us higher. Are we forgetting Dr. King’s Dream?
Thabiti Anyabwile and Isaac Adams chop up on The Front Porch to begin a conversation about the movie Fences, its themes and characters. C’mon up and consider the theme of Fatherhood in this first post.
Beloved, there are only two ways to live this Christmas: You either live by what you deserve from God or you live in the free gift of God in Christ Jesus.
The Ferguson Declaration is not a perfect document. What document is? But it does attempt to do something vital for the Christian Church—call us back to a marriage of Christian faith or doctrine with Christian ethics or duty.
How should Christians consider social justice and restoration given the second-coming of Christ, when all things will be rectified? C’mon up and chop with Thabiti as he parses out this next installment in The Ferguson Declaration.
In light of the sins of our country and many churches, how should we speak the truth? Thabiti Anyabwile interacts with The Ferguson Declaration’s suggestions.
The last two years have been marked by tension, violence, protest, mistrust and strife. What does reconciliation look like and what is the church’s role in it?