Theology

The Gospel in Genesis: Creation

At the New Life Conference, Anthony Carter preached on Genesis 2:4-25 to show that creation is 1) God’s power displayed, 2) God’s beauty portrayed, and 3) Creation is intelligently made. C’mon up and enjoy the talk.

Audio: “Gospel in Genesis” Sermons from New Life Bible Conference 2014

For twelve years now, the Lord has allowed New Life Fellowship Church in Vernon Hills, IL to host an annual Bible conference. The conferences focuses on exposition of the Scripture. … Continue reading

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Ministry Training with Bible Doubters: Questions & Counsel

You might be a young brother wondering where you should get trained for ministry. Maybe you’re a seasoned pastor, but you feel led to pursue formal education. If you’re anywhere in between, … Continue reading

You’re Not Alone

Nearly 12 years ago, God opened my eyes to Reformed theology during a study through the book of John. As we began to look at Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus, the … Continue reading

Reformed Theology and Social Change (pt. 2)

This is the second part of Thabiti’s two-part lecture series at First Presbyterian (Columbia, SC) and Erskine Seminary. He was delivering the annual John L. Girardeau lectures. Girardeau (1825-1898) pastored a congregation of … Continue reading

Book Review: Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits, by T.D. Jakes

  T.D. Jakes, Reposition Yourself: Living Life Without Limits. Atria Books, 2007. 278 pages. $24.00 Dubbed “America’s Best Preacher” by Time magazine, T.D. Jakes has become a household name and a … Continue reading

Considering Pastoral Ministry? Here are Some Helpful Reads

We (Tony, Lou, and Thabiti) love having conversations up on The Front Porch. It’s an honor to ask and answer questions of y’all and to sharpen one another. One brother … Continue reading

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

Jonathan Edwards and American Racism: Can the Theology of a Slaveholder be Trusted by the Descendants of Slaves

In this talk, Thabiti Anyabwile answers the difficult question — should African-Americans in particular claim, regard highly, and trust the theology of a slave-holder? This question carries the freight of … Continue reading

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From Oneness Pentecostalism to Reformed Theology: One Man’s Journey, Pt. 2

This is second and final part of Louis Love’s conversation with Leython Williams, discussing Leython’s journey from Oneness Pentecostalism to Reformed Theology. In this podcast, Leython explains when and what … Continue reading

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The Actual Accomplishment of Racial Reconciliation

Introduction In my previous blogs on racial reconciliation, I discussed the need for racial reconciliation and the provision for racial reconciliation. In post 1, I proposed that racism fundamentally exists … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Divided Mind of the Black Church: Theology, Piety and Public Witness

I love it when Amazon recommends something that actually interests me. It doesn’t happen often. But every once in a while the online merchandising giant flashes something before me that … Continue reading