Theology

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The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation: Book Review

The world seems to be very good at diagnosing problems, but often gives solutions that do not work. Christians have the message that is powerful enough to change hearts. So why is it that nonbelievers are at least willing to talk about racism, but many churches like to sweep it under the rug?

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How Black Is the Bible?

Imagine that we are members of a local church having a cookout, and the honored guests are Black characters from the Bible. I’d dare say that many of us would be surprised by who shows up.

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Justice and the Church

Christians already have an agenda. Our agenda has already been set. It’s a kingdom agenda: Christ is Lord.

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Spiritual Warfare in Christian Ministry

“The enemy has been busy from the beginning,” Tony Carter says, “and his goal is to undermine the glory of God in the world.”

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A Long Season of Tears

There is a place for our tears that can guard us from despair and solidify our commitment to live at peace among our Christian family.

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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.

Podcasts to the People!

What African-American, Christian podcasts are out there? Do you have any to add to Thabiti’s list?

I’m a Bad Pastor: And Why I Think it’s Worth Saying So!

Pastor, why is it good for you and your people to understand that you are a bad pastor? C’mon up and join the conversation.

Blessed Assurance

How can we know that we are saved in a Church culture that lets everyone’s funeral become a procession into the pearly gates? C’mon up.

The Uncertain Sound of Christian Radio

We praise God for music harkening good news and glad tidings! But what about those “gospel” songs that aren’t so sound, what might we do then? C’mon up and join the conversation.

Crown of Thorns

Believers glory in the cross not just on Easter, but always. C’mon up and here how one pastor encouraged his congregation to dwell on the love and cross of Christ in this homily.

Calvinism: Inherently Anti-Slavery?

Would Calvinism, as a theological worldview, be inherently opposed to slavery? What would a slave like Olaudah Equiano say? What about Abraham Kuyper? C’mon up for this last part of three part series on the life of Equiano.