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Front Porch Gossip (21 Oct. 2017)

Some good links and tweets gathered this week!

Singleness Is Not a Curse

Don’t let marriage become an idol. Significance does not come from marriage. Significance and purpose come from the Lord Jesus Christ.

What I Believe About the Bible (A Poem)

What I believe about the Bible is really simple. It’s the basis of the Good News that’s called the Gospel. In Second Timothy, chapter three, and the seventeenth verse, The … Continue reading

#Thriving17 Main Session 2: Bryan Loritts, “Keep Going”

Keep going in the work of multi-ethnic reconciliation and church unity.

#Frequency17 Breakout: The Legacy of the African-American Church

Hope is discovered in the very conditions that cause despair.

#Frequency17 Session 1: “I Dream of a Woke Church”

Pastor Eric Mason of Epiphany Fellowship kicks off #Thriving17 with a message called, “I Dream of a Woke Church.”

Front Porch Gossip (13 Oct 2017)

Articles and resources from around the web.

Urban Apologetics, 2: Origin and Identity

We have the truth that answers the longing for identity and knowledge of our origin. But we must free that truth from its mishandling over the centuries and apply it freshly to the existential needs of people in our communities.

“There Goes the Neighborhood”: Gentrification in L.A.

Check out “There Goes the Neighborhood,” a podcast on gentrification.

Urban Apologetics, 1: Introduction

To employ the traditional strategies of apologetics effectively in urban settings, we need to understand something about the urban religious worldview.

Caution Tape (A Poem)

Caution tape is yellow in color. Someone’s been murdered; another brother! In cities across the USA, the young have fallen; they’ve gone astray. Chalk lines show where a body was … Continue reading

Lecrae and Shai Aren’t Your Problems: The Conscience and Christian Hip Hop

The squabble in Christian hip hop has more to do with our conscience than it does with our artists.

C’mon Up!