Bible

What I Believe About the Bible (A Poem)

What I believe about the Bible is really simple. It’s the basis of the Good News that’s called the Gospel. In Second Timothy, chapter three, and the seventeenth verse, The … Continue reading

How Black Is the Bible?

Imagine that we are members of a local church having a cookout, and the honored guests are Black characters from the Bible. I’d dare say that many of us would be surprised by who shows up.

On Being “Biblical”

What do you mean when you say “biblical”?

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.”

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.

Reflections on a Small Conference with a Big Message

The Gospel of Genesis “The Gospel of Genesis.” So was the theme of the 12th annual New Life Bible Conference last week. Over 100 attendants heard 6 messages traversing the … Continue reading

Audio: “Gospel in Genesis” Sermons from New Life Bible Conference 2014

For twelve years now, the Lord has allowed New Life Fellowship Church in Vernon Hills, IL to host an annual Bible conference. The conferences focuses on exposition of the Scripture. … Continue reading

Sisters & Bible Study

Sisters Kristie Anyabwile and Jamie Love are up on the front porch, choppin’ it up about how to encourage other sisters in God’s Word and how to study it. Looking … Continue reading

Yes, That’s the Book for Me!

That’s a line from a chorus I learned over 35 years ago in Vacation Bible School. I’m sure many of you are familiar with it. It’s part of a little … Continue reading

Family Reunion

Most folks are aware that July is smack dab in the middle of family reunion season. It’s the hot month (no pun intended) for my family’s reunions. This past July … Continue reading