When all the mayhem that went down a couple of weeks ago, like so many, we are stunned, silent, and declaring “thus says the Lord.” Yet in times of turmoil, unrest, and utter helplessness have proven to be seasons when Black preaching is at its best.
Perhaps the most notable impact on me as a preacher have come from the encouragements of individual saints.
Give your pastor the benefit of the doubt. Serve him in kindness. Pray for him and his preaching. See what the Lord does.
Spurgeon was wrong. We’re not to take a text and make a bee-line to the cross.
Preaching the gospel is one of those things we want to get right. We don’t want to be “close” to preaching the gospel.
Every sermon from every text should proclaim and explain the gospel fully enough that every hearer can be saved.
The Church is at war—sometimes with itself. At heart are competing visions of Christianity and Christian witness. How is it that people claiming to love Jesus and the Church could differ so wildly?
Black history is not an(other)’s history; it’s Bonhoeffer’s, it’s yours, it’s mine, it’s ours.
Juan Sanchez explains why preaching is not rocket science, but why it is so hard, and what it is like to grow up as a minority in a majority context. C’mon up!
Preaching on Matthew 14:22-33, Anthony Carter reminds the congregation that there are no extraordinary men and women of God, there are only those who determine to believe the word of God.
Can one seek to build a platform and still have the mind of Christ? C’mon up and consider Thabiti Anyabwile explaining why platform seeking is fundamentally anti-Christian.