What is the state of the traditional black church today? Is it healthy, in good shape, or bad shape? Is prosperity theology historically a norm of black churches? Louis Love gathers pastors Keelan Atkinson, Bobby Scott, and Kevin Smith to chop it up on this weighty topic. C’mon up, pull up a chair, and join the conversation (Photograph by Shavar Ross via Flickr Creative Commons).
Why is it important for Christians to have a faith that is grounded historically? What is great about this current generation’s zeal, and is there anything dangerous about this passion? … Continue reading
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
Usually on The Front Porch, we chop it up about topics surrounding pastoral ministry and the African-American church. But today we’re sitting with a single, African-American sister who has been … Continue reading
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
Leython Williams sits down with Louis Love on The Front Porch to talk about his journey from Apostolic faith, as he had in the Oneness Pentecostal Church, to Reformed Theology. … Continue reading
Full of laughs, Kristie Anyabwile and Jamie Love chop it up and talk about what their front porches were like. From small-town to big porches, these ladies talk about how their front porches were training grounds for young women, boundaries for young men, a refuge for family and friends, and a display of African-American culture.
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
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
Tony Carter & Philip Duncanson chop it up on The Front Porch, discussing why the Church is not only important but needed, and why the current generation may not think … Continue reading