Isaac Adams

Isaac Adams serves as the editor of The Front Porch. Holler at him on Twitter: @isickadams

Fences & Fathers

Thabiti Anyabwile and Isaac Adams chop up on The Front Porch to begin a conversation about the movie Fences, its themes and characters. C’mon up and consider the theme of Fatherhood in this first post.

On The State of the Black Church Conference

One of the founders of The State of the Black Church Conference shares his hopes for the conference and the purposes behind it. C’mon up.

The Urban League on The State of the Black Church

In the good ole days, mama got you up, and you went to church. Is that still the case for The Black Church? Is the black church still relevant in our community or relevant as it has ever been?

Anyabwile, Coates at Race + Justice in America 2015

Thabiti Anyabwile sat with author Ta-Nehisi Coates to discuss race, justice, and hope in America. Here’s a recap, review, and recording of their discussion. C’mon up!

Kevin Smith Elected First African-American KBC President

On Tues., November 10, 2015, our brother Kevin Smith was the first African American to be elected as president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

New Book: “Reviving the Black Church” by Thabiti Anyabwile

C’mon up and learn about Thabiti Anyabwile’s latest book!

“grounds of an embattled Moses”

The recent onslaught of unarmed black men being slain by American law enforcement officials is a tragic injustice — one causing confusion and pain among many, even the most innocent of our society. Isaac, an unarmed black man, wrote this verse contemplating that.

Our Contrived Reformation

Does the Reformation speak to social justice matters? What theological narrative are you passing on? Does it push people to those weightier matters of the law?

Special Delivery: Weekly Roundup

Pastoring people but not befriending them, lynchings and white fraternity members singing, reaching America’s Samaria, and the history of women pastoring the church — c’mon up and see what went down this past week!

Where was the Injustice in Ferguson?

In the wake of Ferguson, Thabiti Anyabwile chops it up with host Isaac Adams to discuss where he specifically saw injustice in the legal proceedings. What are your thoughts? What can we do going forward? C’mon up and join the conversation. (Photograph by Tori Rector via Flickr Creative Commons)

Thank You from The Front Porch!

The Front Porch still has some miles to go, but we wanted to shout a loud thank you for joining us on the journey thus far. Know that you’re always welcome to c’mon up and join the conversation. Here’s to the next year!

How Ferguson Can Kill You, Too

Isaac Adams looks at Ferguson and suggests four practical applications that Christians are uniquely suited to employ. Are these legitimate steps given the pain and seeming chaos ensuing?

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