Image of God

The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 1

In every era of history certain Christian teachings become prominent.  In this…


How Ferguson Leads Us "Back to the Bible"

The grand jury decided not to indict officer Darren Wilson in the fatal…


Special LIVE Pass the Mic: Ferguson Revisited

Many of us struggle to process the events of Ferguson. Since the grand jury…


Tim Keller On Preaching

Pastor Tim Keller’s spiritual fingerprints mark a generation of preachers. The…


A Vested Interest and Love

How do you get people to care about what concerns you? What makes some people…


Doing Indigenous Reformed Theology

Over 30 years ago Dr. Carl Ellis, Jr. articulated his desire to see an…


Blind to White Privilege and Blinded by White Privilege: A Response to Bill O’Reilly

Editor's Note: This post was written by Jarvis J. Williams, Ph.D. He is…


Thoughts on Ferguson from a St. Louis Pastor

Note: This post originally appeared in Thistle, the online blog of Covenant…


Four Basic Positions on Ferguson

I'm so glad Justin Taylor posted his piece, "America in Black and White: Why Do…


Adam's Sin Endures in Ferguson

What is happening in Ferguson is the age-old re-enactment of Adam's original…


mike brown

Keepin' It Real with Mike Brown, Ferguson, and Ourselves

Who was Mike Brown? Was he an upstanding young man with a promising future on…


One Black Man's Complicated Relationship with the Police

In theory police officers should be one of the most welcome presences in our…


Reflections on the Legacy Conference

Few people know this but the Reformed African American Network almost had a…


Does a Black Pastor Have to Plant a Black Church?

It seems more and more African-Americans are planting churches. These men,…


5 Things You MUST Do After a Conference

Many of us spend enormous amounts of time, energy, and money attending…


How to Memorize Entire Books of the Bible

If I had walked in late to the final plenary session at the inaugural Cross…


10 Facts About the Nation of Islam

The Nation of Islam swept through African-American communities from the 1930s…


Losing Your Cultural Accent

Culture is a lot like language.  Most of us grow up as native speakers of one…


An Indigenous Reformed Movement in African American Communities

Thirty years ago Dr. Carl Ellis expressed his hope for an "indigenous Reformed…


Components of a Reformed Black Movement

 One question I consistently hear is, “Are we in the midst of a Reformed…