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

Talking Mentorship in the Church with Natasha Sistrunk Robinson

Mentor for Life calls us back to our primary calling to make disciples who follow Jesus with their entire being.

What Should You Do If You Don’t Think the Gospel Is Clearly Preached at Your Church?

Give your pastor the benefit of the doubt. Serve him in kindness. Pray for him and his preaching. See what the Lord does.

About That Beeline to the Cross…

Spurgeon was wrong. We’re not to take a text and make a bee-line to the cross.

Preaching the Gospel Is Not Like Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

Preaching the gospel is one of those things we want to get right. We don’t want to be “close” to preaching the gospel.

Never Fail to Preach the Gospel!

Every sermon from every text should proclaim and explain the gospel fully enough that every hearer can be saved.

Discussing Spiritual Gifts on ‘The Chopping Block’

Are spiritual gifts for today? If so, which gifts still operate in the Church? Join the fellas at “The Chopping Block” for a wide-ranging discussion.

When We Get Personal

When things get personal we’re really not talking about the Church any more; we’re talking about each other. We attack the person rather than the idea. The real loser in such circumstances are our local congregations.

The War for the Church

The Church is at war—sometimes with itself. At heart are competing visions of Christianity and Christian witness. How is it that people claiming to love Jesus and the Church could differ so wildly?

Realists, Romantics and Conversations about the Church

Romantics and realists need each other in conversations about the church’s health. Healthy conversation actually requires a prayerful dose of both realism and romanticism. Realists keep us from putting makeup on blemishes. Romantics keep us from rejecting the bride’s beauty.

The Difference Between a Healthy and a Peaceful Church

An outwardly prosperous church is not the same thing as an inwardly healthy church. Knowing the difference can make the difference.

Thabiti Anyabwile, Ken Jones, and Mark Dever on Black Churches

Join Thabiti Anyabwile, Mark Dever, and Ken Jones as these brothers chop it up about black churches and their involvement in communities, the doctrines of GRACE, and how the Lord has brought these brothers into Christian ministry.

Reviewing 2015, Predicting 2016

What might we think about all that went down this past year? From growth of the The Black Lives Matter Movement to The Supreme Court’s changing of the legal definition of marriage, 2015 provided a number of issues that cast an interesting shadow for 2016. C’mon up and join the conversation! Happy New Year!