Black Church

People to Know: Dr. Korie Edwards

In the inaugural People to Know post, we spotlight Dr. Korie Edwards, scholar of race, religion, power and gender with a focus on Christian churches.

#Frequency17 Breakout: The Legacy of the African-American Church

Hope is discovered in the very conditions that cause despair.

A Church of Cards

The election and presidency of Donald Trump has reminded me again that the one who hangs the best paper often wins political favor.  In other words, your propaganda machine is … Continue reading

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.

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.

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.

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.

Staying at Your Church When You Have Reason to Leave (Pt 2)

Should you stay at your church if your pastor has had a moral failure?

Staying at Your Church When You Have Reason to Leave (Part 1)

What would you say are good reasons for leaving a local church? In this new series, Thabiti suggests that leaving may not be the only way forward.

Removing Fallen Leaders

Have you noticed that recent months and years have recorded the fall of some very prominent church leaders? Can a fallen pastor be returned to pastoral leadership?