Thabiti Anyabwile

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

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.

“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?

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.”

Preacher, Don’t Trust Yourself in Your Preaching

What are five common but overlooked pitfalls for the preacher? What might your pastor be tempted to put his trust in when it comes to preaching?

Staying at Your Church When You Have Reason to Leave (Pt 3)

In this final post of this series, we want to consider another excellent reason to leave a church that could also be a reason to stay: spiritual abuse. C’mon up.