Roundup: Christian Responses to SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Obergefell v. Hodges case legalized…


Black Christian Leaders Respond to SCOTUS Ruling on Same-Sex Unions

On Friday, June 26 the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a ruling…


The Promise and Peril of Taking Down the Confederate Flag

News feeds are filled with people going to battle over the Confederate flag.…


Why White Christians Should Listen to Black Christians

For at least the past decade or more, some Christians have been lamenting the…


Four Practical Responses to the Charleston Shooting

The force of the news about the shooting in Charleston crashing into our world…


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Know Your Black Presbyterians, Pt. 1: The Pioneers

You don’t often find the words “Black” and “Presbyterian” describing the same…


3 Unhelpful Ways African Americans Talk about Race

As African Americans enter into new levels of social and economic status, the…


15 Quotes from "The Cost of Freedom: How Disagreement Makes Us Civil"

No one knows what will happen when Cornel West, Robert P. George, and Rick…


"Doing Racial Harmony": A Workshop by RAAN at #TGC15

Maybe you’re convinced that Americans, and Christians in particular, need to…


New Book Release: "Fear and Faith" by Trillia Newbell

On April 1, a new book, Fear and Faith: Finding the Peace Your Heart Craves by…


Will Christians Constructively Converse about Systemic Racism?

The Department of Justice released preliminary findings that show systematic…


Orthodox Activism- The Church in Pursuit of Social Justice

Note: This post is written by Michelle Higgins, Director of Worship and…


What President Obama Did (and Did Not) Say at the National Prayer Breakfast

For evangelical Christians, who vigorously defend interpreting Bible verses in…


Why I Choose to Use the Word Reformed

The word “Reformed” carries lots of baggage in Christian circles. If it’s not…


Understanding the "Sin Complex"

When most people think of sin, they picture an individual thought, word, or…


Image of God

The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 3

Some have called slavery, and the resulting racism, the “congenital defect” in…


Now It's OUR Time To Speak: Reflections on a (Possibly) Landmark Event

“A Time to Speak” will become a landmark for Christians on the journey toward…


New Course on Contextualized Hermeneutics, Jan. 19-23

Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson is offering a new course to equip…


Image of God

The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 2

American culture has been defacing the image of God in people of African…