Articles

A Christmas Homily: He Had the Birthday, We Got the Gift (Rom. 6:23)

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.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Economic Justice and the Kingdom of God

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.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Societal Restoration

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.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Truth-Telling

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.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Reconciliation

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?

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Man

We considered The Ferguson Declaration’s paragraphs on the doctrine of God. Now we turn our attention to the doctrine of man.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: The Doctrine of God

Thabiti Anyabwile looks at the beginning of the #BlackLivesMatter Creed and interacts with their doctrine of God, who is in some sense, our greatest enemy.

Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation

Convinced that deep theological reflection is necessary for sustained effort toward true biblical justice, Thabiti Anyabwile sets out to navigate and engage “The Ferguson Declaration.”

On The State of the Black Church Conference

One of the founders of The State of the Black Church Conference shares his hopes for the conference and the purposes behind it. C’mon up.

The Bi-Vocational Pastor

Are Pastors to follow Paul’s bi-vocational example? Is bi-vocational ministry ideal? C’mon up and chop with Phil Duncanson on the porch.

Black Lives Matter Meeting, Reflections from an Old Head

What takeaways did one pastor have after attending a local Black Lives Matter chapter meeting? C’mon up and chop with Louis Love on The Front Porch.

Remembering the Elderly (Pt. 2)

We would do well to honor our senior saints, to glean from their wisdom, to model their hopefulness, to join them in fruitful ministry, and to rest in our old age from manual labor, but not from serving the Lord and passing on the legacy of faith to future generations.

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