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

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.

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.

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.

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 4: Conversion and Justice

A justified life looks like mercy and justice to ethnic, religious and foreign “others.”

The Glory of God, the Gospel and Christian Justice, 3: True Humanity

We maintain that injustice is inhumanity.

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.

“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?