Conversations about biblical faithfulness in African-American churches and beyond

Not everyone has a front porch. I bet almost everyone has places where friends, family, and even foes gather for conversation and debate. Such places serve a similar unifying and comforting purpose. We hope you experience those same kinds of conversations here. And that’s what we want to accomplish. Welcome!

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Interviews

with pastors, authors & scholars

Talking about Racial Justice with Others

Recently, I had the privilege of talking with a group of Christians who work at Spotify. They’ve formed a group, Christians, who support and encourage one another in Jesus...

Pastors on Policing

Louis Love, Thabiti Anyabwile (Audio, The Front Porch Podcast)

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Interviews

The Crete Collective

The Crete Collective exists to bring gospel churches to overlooked Black and Brown communities. Thabiti and Louis share insights on how this mission can be accomplished.
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Interviews

Talking about Racial Justice with Others

Recently, I had the privilege of talking with a group of Christians who work at Spotify. They've formed a group, Christians@, who support and encourage one another in Jesus as…
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Interviews

Pastors on Policing

Policing has been a subject of discussion in our country for a long time. The recent murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, and countless others by the police, puts it…
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How’s The Family Doin’?

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God, Jesus Christ, and Holy Spirit

“We believe in God…” That’s how the Apostles’ Creed begins. For a long time it has served as a unifying or ecumenical statement of faith for churches around the world.…
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Family Reunion

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Conversations about biblical
faithfulness in African-American
churches and beyond