Bible

How Should We Understand “Race” and “Racial Identity” (Session 3, Just Gospel 2019)

Pastor Leon Brown (Montage Church) presents a biblical understanding of “race” and “racial identity.”

Preaching and Practicing Reconciliation in the Local Church (Session 2, Just Gospel 2019)

Pastor Garrett Kell of Del Ray Baptist Church provides pastoral teaching and guidance regarding reconciliation in the local church. Just Gospel 2019

“One New Man” Really? A Theology of Reconciliation (Session 1, Just Gospel 2019)

Dr. Jarvis Williams kicks off Just Gospel ’19 with a systematic treatment of “reconciliation.”

Hitting Reset on Conversations about “Race,” Racism and the Church

A series of posts defining and detailing important concepts like “race,” “racialized,” “white privilege,” and the problem with “color-blind” approaches to theology and society.

Fragmentary Notes on Mark’s Gospel (Mark 1)

A New Year’s resolution from Mark 1: keep picking men, praying to God, preaching the gospel, and providing needs.

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