Culture/Ethnicity

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.

Dreams, Forgetters and Hope Today

Dreams have to be dreamed over and over again if they are going to survive the monotony of our lives and pull us higher. Are we forgetting Dr. King’s Dream?

Understanding Race & Reconciliation in the USA

Thabiti Anyabwile, Dwayne Bond, Brandon Washington, Léonce Crump, Dr. Eric Mason, and Matt Chandler discuss race and reconciliation—looking at cultural events through theological and historical lenses.

A Christmas Homily: He Had the Birthday, We Got the Gift (Rom. 6:23)

Beloved, there are only two ways to live this Christmas: You either live by what you deserve from God or you live in the free gift of God in Christ Jesus.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Economic Justice and the Kingdom of God

The Ferguson Declaration is not a perfect document. What document is? But it does attempt to do something vital for the Christian Church—call us back to a marriage of Christian faith or doctrine with Christian ethics or duty.

Racial Reconciliation

Our Father cares deeply about racial diversity and unity, and as His sons and daughters, we should care deeply, too.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Societal Restoration

How should Christians consider social justice and restoration given the second-coming of Christ, when all things will be rectified? C’mon up and chop with Thabiti as he parses out this next installment in The Ferguson Declaration.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Truth-Telling

In light of the sins of our country and many churches, how should we speak the truth? Thabiti Anyabwile interacts with The Ferguson Declaration’s suggestions.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Reconciliation

The last two years have been marked by tension, violence, protest, mistrust and strife. What does reconciliation look like and what is the church’s role in it?

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: Man

We considered The Ferguson Declaration’s paragraphs on the doctrine of God. Now we turn our attention to the doctrine of man.

A Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation: The Doctrine of God

Thabiti Anyabwile looks at the beginning of the #BlackLivesMatter Creed and interacts with their doctrine of God, who is in some sense, our greatest enemy.

Theology for the Black Lives Matter Generation

Convinced that deep theological reflection is necessary for sustained effort toward true biblical justice, Thabiti Anyabwile sets out to navigate and engage “The Ferguson Declaration.”