Culture/Ethnicity

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.

People to Know: Dr. George Yancey

Bringing a basic introduction of leaders, scholars and practitioners to The Front Porch family.

People to Know: Dr. Korie Edwards

In the inaugural People to Know post, we spotlight Dr. Korie Edwards, scholar of race, religion, power and gender with a focus on Christian churches.

#Frequency17 Session 1: “I Dream of a Woke Church”

Pastor Eric Mason of Epiphany Fellowship kicks off #Thriving17 with a message called, “I Dream of a Woke Church.”

That’s My Dad

Several years ago I wrote an article titled Pinch Hitter. I talked about a good man in the neighborhood who many of the kids loved and adored. Well today, I … Continue reading

I See My Son’s Face in the Faces of the Slain

As a mother, I fight a relentless battle of the flesh and spirit to not give in to fear but to trust the Lord’s care of my son.

Gospel Consistency: Keeping in Step with Gospel Truth

Thabiti expounds Galatians 2 with an eye toward the ethnic tensions in the text.

What Would Jesus Say about Confederate Symbols?

If faith communities are to be faithful to the message that we claim to embody, then we must reject perspectives that find cause to honor the Confederacy.

Remembering James Baldwin

When the Church adopts prophetic stances in response to injustice, we give society a small glimpse into the heart of God.

The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation: Book Review

The world seems to be very good at diagnosing problems, but often gives solutions that do not work. Christians have the message that is powerful enough to change hearts. So why is it that nonbelievers are at least willing to talk about racism, but many churches like to sweep it under the rug?