Stories

“What An Awesome Journey”

Hear one sister’s journey to Reformed Theology and how a tweet sparked it all. C’mon up and cut it up with the brothers on the porch.

Five Realties of Ministering at an HBCU

What is it like to labor the gospel at a Historically Black College or University? C’mon up and enjoy the testimony of one who is in the midst of such a work!

A Tribute to Dr. Gardner C. Taylor

Thabiti Anyabwile honors the life of Gardner C. Taylor — a dean of preaching and the black church who has influenced countless scores of pastors. C’mon up and celebrate how God used this brother.

Calvinism: Inherently Anti-Slavery?

Would Calvinism, as a theological worldview, be inherently opposed to slavery? What would a slave like Olaudah Equiano say? What about Abraham Kuyper? C’mon up for this last part of three part series on the life of Equiano.

Slaveholder, How Will You Answer God?

C’mon up and continue the series on Calvinist slave, Olaudah Equiano, looking at his Reformed view of creation and sin as seen by the horrors of slavery. This is Part II in our three-part series on the life of Olaudah Equiano.

The Reformational, Theological Olaudah Equiano

C’mon up and meet Olaudah Equiano, who wrote one of the most important slave narratives in the history of the English-speaking world in 1789 and cherished a Reformed worldview. This is Part I in our three-part series on the life of Olaudah Equiano.

Special Delivery: Weekly Roundup

Pastoring people but not befriending them, lynchings and white fraternity members singing, reaching America’s Samaria, and the history of women pastoring the church — c’mon up and see what went down this past week!

What Brought Louis Love to Reformed Theology

Louis Love discusses how preaching through the book of Romans confronted him, a former Arminian, with the different doctrines of grace.

Spoken-Word: “Jesus Saved My Life”

Jahill Richards came up on The Front Porch once and shared a sermon that entailed his testimony. He stopped by again to drop his testimony in a shorter, punchier fashion through … Continue reading

She Survived Boko Haram: “Be Quiet or Be Killed”

Deborah Peters, a 15-year-old Nigerian girl, shares a powerful testimony.

Grace to the Ghetto Suburbs

His mother was on one side yanking his arm. His father was on the other side yanking his arm. Both were yelling to him, “choose who you want to be … Continue reading

Pinch Hitter

“According to the Washington Times, 15 million children in the U.S. are being raised without fathers this year.” This is a breathtaking statistic. It almost causes one to read by it quickly so as not to feel its chilling effect or consider its far reaching implications…