Culture/Ethnicity

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”.

Thabiti’s Apology, Part 1

Several months ago Thabiti offered an apology over at The Gospel Coalition’s website. He has graciously agreed to c’mon up on the Porch and share how the Lord moved upon his heart to apologize. Take a listen and you will find out there’s more to an apology than mere words.

Readings in African-American History

A basic collection of books for understanding African-American history

What Sisters Wish Their Brothers Knew about Reconciling with Them (Session 19, Just Gospel 2019)

Kristie Anyabwile and Jamie Love lead a discussion with R. Christina Edmondson, Ekemini Uwan, and Judy Wu Dominick.

Distinguishing Bible and Culture in Complentarianism (Session 16, Just Gospel 2019)

Pastor Louis Love (New Life Fellowship) responds to Bobby Scott’s sketch of complementarianism with comments on distinguishing cultural applications from biblical requirements.

Repentance That Reconciles: What Does It Look Like? (Session 9, Just Gospel 2019)

Thabiti Anyabwile (Anacostia River Church) moderates a panel discussion featuring Dr. Eric Mason (Epiphany Fellowship), Latasha Morrison (Be the Bridge), Darryl Williamson and John Onwuchekwa (Cornerstone Church).

Can We Be Reconciled without Wholeness? Addressing Racial Woundedness (Session 8, Just Gospel 2019)

Pastor Darryl Williamson of Living Faith Bible Church (Tampa, FL) addresses the wounds that racism and a racialized society can create, including instances of self-hatred regarding beauty and romantic relationships.

Reparations and Reconciliation: Biblical or Worldly, Necessary or Impossible? (Session 7, Just Gospel 2019)

Dr. Eric Mason (Epiphany Fellowship) delivers an address on the topic or reparations, arguing that it’s consistent with biblical teaching and cosmos-regenerating work of Christ.

Where Are We Now? The State of Reconciliation in the Church (Session 6, Just Gospel 2019)

Pastor Louis Love (New Life Fellowship Church) moderates a panel discussion with Jemar Tisby (The Witness), Dr. Korie Edwards (The Ohio State University), Dr. Curtis Woods (Kentucky Baptist Convention), Latasha … Continue reading

Reconcile us, O Lord!

Just Gospel 2019 Line-Up

The Just Gospel 2019 Line-Up is phenomenal. Take a listen and get a rundown on who will be on The Front Porch in Atlanta, May 2-4 at Just Gospel 2019.

The Happiest New Year Yet?

I’m prayerful that this New Year’s Day somewhere in the diaspora there’s an enterprising, focused, and hopeful person doing something that will one day mark another advance in the long sojourn of people of color.

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.