I strongly believe that sociological inquiry can be a wonderful tool in our analysis of the role of race in the church. However, I believe the Bible’s teachings should be … Continue reading
Too often some who profess Christ choose to backbite, devour, and destroy one another in our churches and on social media rather than love one another.
Race has always played an important role in the identity development of Christians. In fact, many times it is unfortunately the central role.
In my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, the old saying “a house divided” emerges every year during basketball season. This phrase refers to the basketball rivalry between the University of Louisville … Continue reading
The first in a series of posts exploring the experiences of Black men in predominantly White churches.
Culture is important. It’s not more important than Scripture, but it can help us better understand the Bible.
I realized it wasn’t the Church I despised. It was sin.
Many of us are freed up to engage politics in a “first-world” kind of way. But we ought not vote solely for our own interests, but also for the interests of others.
In our worship services, we’re being led into the presence of a God who has holy standards for both how we worship and who leads us in it.
It’s been my custom to read good Christian books to the members of our church as they trickle in for our mid-week Bible study. For about 5-10 minutes I read … Continue reading
A desperate transaction led to a transformational relationship