Articles

If a Man Doesn’t Work

In a poor inner-city community, the greatest asset or currency is hope. Our experience with a job fair ministry provided a lot of hope.

The Happiest New Year Yet?

I’m prayerful that this New Year’s Day somewhere in the diaspora there’s an enterprising, focused, and hopeful person doing something that will one day mark another advance in the long sojourn of people of color.

A New Multi-Everything Church in Los Angeles

Announcing a New Church Plant in Los Angeles

Prayer: How Praying Together Shapes the Church

A review of John Onwuchekwa’s new book

People to Know: Kim Cash Tate

Brining a basic introduction to leaders, scholars and practitioners to The Front Porch family.

The Five A’s of Building Healthy Elder Boards: Assignments

Making assignments clear among the pastors goes a long way in healthy, effective elder teams.

A Tribute to Sen. John McCain

McCain was an independent thinker who rose above much of the foolishness in national politics.

People to Know: Rev. C.J. Rhodes, Jr.

About 100 years ago, one of the best compliments you could receive from an African-American leader from another African-American leader was that you were a “Race man.”

People to Know: Dr. Curtis Woods

Bringing a basic introduction of leaders, scholars and practitioners to The Front Porch family.

Who’s Keeping Watch Over Your Soul?

Do you have anyone checking on your spiritual state? If the answer is no, thank God there’s still time to change that.

The Five A’s of Building Healthy Elder Boards: Accountability

Unaccountable elders and teams are a danger to themselves, their families and the sheep in their care.

People to Know: Lloyd and Jan Chinn

Bringing a basic introduction of leaders, scholars and practitioners to The Front Porch family.

C’mon Up!