Louis Love

Louis Love serves as the pastor of New Life Fellowship Church, which he planted in 1997. Joyfully married, Louis and his wife, Jamie, have three adult children and eleven grandchildren.

The Pastor’s Wife: Help-Fit, Yet Sometimes Helpless

Sometimes the life of a pastor’s wife can be made more difficult and lonely than it needs to be. Here are some remedies.

Therefore an Overseer Must Be (pt. 2)

Louis Love looks to the Scriptures to consider what a godly leader must not be and what he must do. C’mon up and join him on the porch.

So Much To Be Thankful For!

C’mon up to learn about giving thanks from the healing of the Samaritan lepers. Happy Thanksgiving from The Front Porch!

Therefore an Overseer Must Be (pt. 1)

Why is the character of a leader in the church so crucial to the church’s well being? Who ought to seek a leadership position in the church? C’mon up and join the conversation.

Summer Means Good Times

Does your family worship feel like detention? How might it be more enjoyable? What is the importance of family worship? C’mon up and join the conversation.

Pulpit Ethics 101

Have you ever witnessed a preaching time when the message was okay, but the brother and his pulpit theatrics were kind of over the top? C’mon up for some guidelines on guarding against showmanship in the pulpit.

Calling Her Blessed: A Mother’s Day Tribute

Today, on the porch, the conversation is about moms. C’mon up and share a word about your mother if you’re so inclined.

Judgment and Mercy at Palm Sunday

Louis Love shares one of Dr. Gardner C. Taylor’s sermons that demonstrates the genius of the black pulpit stringing Gospel truths in and around issues in the lives of the congregation.

A Mordecai Moment: An Ordinary Man’s Response to a Crisis

Louis Love walks us through nine insights from the book of Esther that reflect how Christians ought to respond in the times of the Fergusons, Garners, and Rices. C’mon up and joint he conversation during these “Mordecai Moments.”

How Should Churches Respond to Fallen Pastors?

How should a church respond when there is a sinful failure on the pastor’s part? Are the qualifications of 1 Timothy 3 also disqualifications? Louis Love chops it up with pastors Keelan Atkinson, Bobby Scott, and Kevin Smith about this difficult topic. C’mon up and join the conversation. (Photograph by Stefano Corso via Flickr Creative Commons)

The Main Ingredient: “With Thanksgiving”

Philippians 4:6 has a key ingredient and that’s the thanksgiving aspect. This thanksgiving, let’s remember to do just that: give thanks to our Lord and Savior. Thank you for your encouragement for our ministry. Happy Thanksgiving from The Front Porch!

Hymnbook Theology

Louis Love kicks off a series on The Articles of Faith in the New National Baptist Hymnal. In this post, he discusses the sweet, firm foundation of God’s sufficient, clear, authoritative, and necessary Word.