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)
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!
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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
With the launch of Trip’s latest CD, Rise, we revisit our interview with him earlier this year.
Louis Love discusses how preaching through the book of Romans confronted him, a former Arminian, with the different doctrines of grace.
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.
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