Christian Living

Lamenting Together as a Local Church

One church laments together, bringing both pain and trust to God our Father

Biblical and Theological Reflections on Sin, Hope and Resurrection

The people of God, must work in this present evil age to promote the flourishing of fellow image-bearers and to push against the Devil’s hate and the reign of sin.

Can Your Gospel Heal Your Karen-ness?

Jesus has crippled the power of white supremacy, so that you can walk in love and justice with people of color.

A Prayer of Lament for Ahmaud Arbery

We pray that you would help your hurting people believe by faith right now that sin, death, and injustice are NOT the final words in your redemptive story.

Jesus, THE Greatest of All Time!

While we relive the greatest of Michael Jordan, we should remember the truly greatest of all time.

Should the Freshly Liberated Ignore the Currently Oppressed?

Why should we suppose that adopting a moderate response to the racism Asian Americans face would leave our hearts or them any better off?

Black Christian Solidarity with Asian Americans During COVID-19

A lot of animosity is being aimed at Asian Americans because of COVID-19. African-American Christians are obligated as stewards of the most successful justice heritage to stand with Asian Americans in their need.

The Gospel and Friendship Part 2: Application

Too often some who profess Christ choose to backbite, devour, and destroy one another in our churches and on social media rather than love one another.

The Gospel and Friendship Part 1: The Context of Gal. 4:12-20

In my hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, the old saying “a house divided” emerges every year during basketball season. This phrase refers to the basketball rivalry between the University of Louisville … Continue reading

Is It the Church We Despise, Or Is It Sin?

I realized it wasn’t the Church I despised. It was sin.

“First World” Politics

Many of us are freed up to engage politics in a “first-world” kind of way. But we ought not vote solely for our own interests, but also for the interests of others.

Thabiti’s Apology, Part 2

Louis and Thabiti continue their conversation about Thabiti’s recent apology to some evangelicals. Join us and as they say in some parts of North Carolina, “bring yo own mason jar”.