Thabiti Anyabwile serves as a pastor of Anacostia River Church (Washington DC). He is the happy husband of Kristie and the adoring father of two daughters and one son. Holler at him on Twitter: @ThabitiAnyabwil
Black people know we are not physically, psychologically, socially or economically well. Sometimes people in urban communities blame Christianity with being a major player in the destruction of Black well-being.
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.