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The Reformational, Theological Olaudah Equiano

C’mon up and meet Olaudah Equiano, who wrote one of the most important slave narratives in the history of the English-speaking world in 1789 and cherished a Reformed worldview. This is Part I in our three-part series on the life of Olaudah Equiano.

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Pastoring people but not befriending them, lynchings and white fraternity members singing, reaching America’s Samaria, and the history of women pastoring the church — c’mon up and see what went down this past week!

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What Brought Louis Love to Reformed Theology

Louis Love discusses how preaching through the book of Romans confronted him, a former Arminian, with the different doctrines of grace.

Spoken-Word: “Jesus Saved My Life”

Jahill Richards came up on The Front Porch once and shared a sermon that entailed his testimony. He stopped by again to drop his testimony in a shorter, punchier fashion through … Continue reading

She Survived Boko Haram: “Be Quiet or Be Killed”

Deborah Peters, a 15-year-old Nigerian girl, shares a powerful testimony.

Grace to the Ghetto Suburbs

His mother was on one side yanking his arm. His father was on the other side yanking his arm. Both were yelling to him, “choose who you want to be … 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…

Jubilee Urban Leadership Initiative

The Jubilee Urban Leadership Initiative is an urban leadership development program/internship, which seeks to provide sound theological training, character development, and assessment of calling and gifting for urban, multi-ethnic leaders in the context of … Continue reading

The Greatest Miracle of the Reformation

What does a German monk nailing a long list of complaints on a church door have to do with an African-American ministering in a small, international Caribbean island? Luther’s world … Continue reading

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Who Are the Real Preachers of L.A.?

With the announcement of Oxygen’s new Fall show, “Preachers of L.A.”, the internet erupted with the expected controversy over the show. “Preachers of L.A.” features five mega-church pastors who grant … Continue reading

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Louis Love on his Reformed Influences

From John Piper to Tony Carter, Louis Love talks about who most greatly influenced his theology.

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How Thabiti Encountered the Doctrines of Grace

Thabiti Anyabwile, a former Muslim, talks about his first encounters with the different doctrines of grace, and how the Lord dropped breadcrumbs for him to follow.