#Thriving17 Main Session 2: Bryan Loritts, “Keep Going”

Keep going in the work of multi-ethnic reconciliation and church unity.

#Frequency17 Breakout: The Legacy of the African-American Church

Hope is discovered in the very conditions that cause despair.

#Frequency17 Session 1: “I Dream of a Woke Church”

Pastor Eric Mason of Epiphany Fellowship kicks off #Thriving17 with a message called, “I Dream of a Woke Church.”

Front Porch Gossip (13 Oct 2017)

Articles and resources from around the web.

Urban Apologetics, 2: Origin and Identity

We have the truth that answers the longing for identity and knowledge of our origin. But we must free that truth from its mishandling over the centuries and apply it freshly to the existential needs of people in our communities.

“There Goes the Neighborhood”: Gentrification in L.A.

Check out “There Goes the Neighborhood,” a podcast on gentrification.

Urban Apologetics, 1: Introduction

To employ the traditional strategies of apologetics effectively in urban settings, we need to understand something about the urban religious worldview.

Caution Tape (A Poem)

Caution tape is yellow in color. Someone’s been murdered; another brother! In cities across the USA, the young have fallen; they’ve gone astray. Chalk lines show where a body was … Continue reading

Lecrae and Shai Aren’t Your Problems: The Conscience and Christian Hip Hop

The squabble in Christian hip hop has more to do with our conscience than it does with our artists.

3 Steps for Involving Men in Abortion Decisions

We want to face life and abortion issues with a heart to make disciples of Jesus Christ, not to simply win arguments.

The Magnificent Beauty of God

Remembering the goodness of the Lord cuts through all of the negativity around us.

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Justice 5: The Church and State

Just as the prophets compel Israel to work justice in its ranks, so the church, beginning with its members, is called to work justice among its own and among all.

C’mon Up!