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The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 2: The Trinity

We believe the central, supreme and inexhaustible subject of revelation is God.

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 1: Revelation

Every generation of Christ followers must mark out the path of righteousness and justice in its day.

Children’s Books for All Children

Add some children’s books to your summer reading list. Here are a few that feature children and families of color.

Men Really Do Matter!

Do men really matter when it comes to pregnancies? Fathers may be the single biggest factor in whether a child lives or dies in the womb.

A Church of Cards

The election and presidency of Donald Trump has reminded me again that the one who hangs the best paper often wins political favor.  In other words, your propaganda machine is … Continue reading

Remembering James Baldwin

When the Church adopts prophetic stances in response to injustice, we give society a small glimpse into the heart of God.

The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation: Book Review

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?

How Black Is the Bible?

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.

A 2017 Presidential Inauguration Prayer

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.

“Fences” and the Fenced-in Sisters of Our Lives

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, Forgetters and Hope Today

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?

Fences & Fathers

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.

C’mon Up!