Family

Biblical Advice for Brothers Who Want to Find a Wife (pt. 3)

Is the Internet the most profitable way to look for a wife? Is the Internet the wisest way to find a match made in heaven? C’mon up for the third part of our marriage series!

Biblical Advice for Brothers Who Want to Find a Wife (pt. 2)

Brothers, are you looking for a godly wife? Here are five practical tips to serve you to that end. C’mon up!

Biblical Advice for Brothers Who Want to Find a Wife (pt. 1)

Why is marriage valuable? Why are African-American women the least likely in our society to marry? What can bring revival to urban and black communities? C’mon up for this three part series!

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The Lord’s Table: Lessons from a Five Year Old

One of the vivid memories I have of growing up in the Black church is the first Sunday of the month, also known as Communion Sunday. Promptly at 7:00pm, after … Continue reading

Pinch Hitter

“According to the Washington Times, 15 million children in the U.S. are being raised without fathers this year.” This is a breathtaking statistic. It almost causes one to read by it quickly so as not to feel its chilling effect or consider its far reaching implications…

Helping Them Out: Thinking About Loved Ones Still in Places of Error

One of the most difficult realities in coming to the truth is the thought of leaving someone behind in error. This becomes extremely difficult when that someone is very close … Continue reading

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“Let Us Worship God”

These are words one would expect to hear at the beginning of Sunday morning church service. If you’re ever at New Life, Vernon Hills, you would indeed hear these words, … Continue reading

What Are We Going to Do with Our “Crazy Confederate Uncles”?

I hate to say my uncle “Sonny” was my favorite uncle growing up. I hate to say it because all my uncles were great dudes. Uncle “Whimp” was the coolest. … Continue reading

Biblical Womanhood (Podcast)

Discussing how a local Black church’s female pastor recently married another woman, Thabiti said, “the culture’s confusion regarding gender, sexuality, and sex seems to know no limits,” in a recent … Continue reading

Family Driven Faith Pt. 1

How can books like “Family Driven Faith” intersect and be used alongside the Bible to nurture worship in families? What are parents doing to help their children become worshippers of … Continue reading

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The Gospel Wins Again

I just came back from an exciting weekend with our oldest son — Curtis, his wife, and their six children. Yes, you read it right; they have six children ranging … Continue reading

The Fight for Black Men

Last week we dedicated our discussion at The Front Porch to biblical manhood. Tony and Phil kicked us off with a podcast on the topic defining manhood in terms of … Continue reading