It’s Reformation Day! The day we celebrate Martin Luther’s nailing the 95 Theses to the church door at Wittenberg, Germany and launching, by God’s grace, the Protestant Reformation. Who knew … Continue reading
What does a German monk nailing a long list of complaints on a church door have to do with an African-American ministering in a small, international Caribbean island? Luther’s world … Continue reading
The Detroit Free Press recently published an article with the provocative title, “Detroit Baptist Leader Resigns After Announcing She Married a Woman.” Yep. You read that correctly. The female pastor has married another female.
In this talk, Thabiti Anyabwile narrows the broad subject of African-American theology down to “Big God Theology” — a yearning that has existed in the African-American church historically for a … Continue reading
Memory is a blessed aid to faith. Recalling the works of God’s salvation, providence, and goodness stir the anticipation of future grace and present power. It works that way in … Continue reading
Thabiti Anyabwile walks through what it means to be a Reformed Christian, explaining it as he would to one of his own church members.
Our present strengths are not guaranteed. Our greatest powers may be lost. To decay. To change. To misuse. It happens to professional athletes. I still can’t shake the image of … Continue reading
Last week we dedicated our discussion at The Front Porch to biblical manhood. Tony and Phil kicked us off with a podcast on the topic defining manhood in terms of … Continue reading
I’m grateful for the zealous effort to recover biblical manhood in the African-American and wider context. We’ve needed such a movement for a long time. I pray the efforts of … Continue reading
The greatest challenge facing men today is defining manhood itself. I don’t think that’s hyperbole. I think it’s true — mainly because confusion on the concept gives rise to the … Continue reading
When Tony, Lou and Thabiti began The Front Porch, they knew they would be asked this question: “Are you being exclusionary or unwelcoming to persons of other ethnic backgrounds?” Here is Thabiti’s answer.