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.

An Unexpected Link to the Reformation

Sometimes people act as if Reformed theology is foreign to the black church. They ask, “Why do you think churches have not embraced it?” But that’s the wrong question. The real question is, “Why have our churches forgotten it?” For, in truth, this is part of our heritage.

Those Old People and that Old Church Kept Me Married

Louis Love discusses that though many of her members have come through many dangers, toils, and snares and have faced many obstacles aimed directly against their marriages, she — the Black church — by God’s grace, has turned out many solid, healthy and long marriages.

From Grandma to Pastors: The State of the Black Church

What is the state of the traditional black church today? Is it healthy, in good shape, or bad shape? Is prosperity theology historically a norm of black churches? Louis Love gathers pastors Keelan Atkinson, Bobby Scott, and Kevin Smith to chop it up on this weighty topic. C’mon up, pull up a chair, and join the conversation (Photograph by Shavar Ross via Flickr Creative Commons).

Meet the Brothers: Eric Mason & Louis Love

Louis Love & Eric Mason meet up on The Front Porch to talk ministry and life — from the “lashings” that Eric received as a child to the expectations for Biblical Manhood. C’mon up on The Front Porch, pull up a chair, and join the conversation.

Meet the Brothers: Trip Lee & Louis Love

With the launch of Trip’s latest CD, Rise, we revisit our interview with him earlier this year.

What Brought Louis Love to Reformed Theology

Louis Love discusses how preaching through the book of Romans confronted him, a former Arminian, with the different doctrines of grace.

Brothers, Stop Selling Your Sermons!

Why shouldn’t pastors sell their sermons? Could the selling of sermons ever be a help to the gospel? Louis Love, Tony Carter, and Thabiti Anyabwile chop it up over this sensitive question.

Book Review: On Preaching, by H.B. Charles Jr.

H.B. Charles Jr., On Preaching: Personal & Pastoral Insights for the Preparation & Practice of Preaching. Moody Publishers, 2014. 160 pages. $9.00 H. B. Charles Jr. is the pastor of Shiloh Metropolitan … Continue reading

The Lord’s Table: Lessons from a Five Year Old

One of the vivid memories I have of growing up in the Black church is the first Sunday of the month, also known as Communion Sunday. Promptly at 7:00pm, after … Continue reading

Pinch Hitter

“According to the Washington Times, 15 million children in the U.S. are being raised without fathers this year.” This is a breathtaking statistic. It almost causes one to read by it quickly so as not to feel its chilling effect or consider its far reaching implications…

Helping Them Out: Thinking About Loved Ones Still in Places of Error

One of the most difficult realities in coming to the truth is the thought of leaving someone behind in error. This becomes extremely difficult when that someone is very close … Continue reading

From Oneness Pentecostalism to Reformed Theology: One Man’s Journey, Pt. 2

This is second and final part of Louis Love’s conversation with Leython Williams, discussing Leython’s journey from Oneness Pentecostalism to Reformed Theology. In this podcast, Leython explains when and what … Continue reading