In 2012, Steven James Dixon, relationship expert and author, wrote a short piece titled, “Why I Married a Black Woman” for Essence. In it Dixon, a black man, lists a string of reasons why he “had to have me a sister”, most of which pointed to cultural similarities. He wants to marry “someone who understands that […]
Last month, I had the pleasure of listening to Pastor Baucham deliver this message. It was extremely encouraging and helpful. I think it will bless and equip novice as well as seasoned apologists everywhere who desire to be able to give a good reason why they believe what they believe. Enjoy…
This weekend, it was reported that Donald Sterling, owner of the NBA Los Angeles Clippers, made racist remarks in a heated conversation with his girlfriend. The audio (obtained by an online gossip magazine) strongly suggests that Sterling has very unhealthy views regarding culture and ethnicity. It has also been reported that this isn’t the first […]
Found this new poem by Palos entitled “Colors” where he calls the church to embrace a body made up of people of all ethnicities and cultures. Check it out! Let us know what you think in the comment section.
The group formerly known as Level 3:16 is getting a new name and new music is coming as well. Stay tuned!
Joe is back this week explaining what an apostle is. This is a title thrown around by many. For some it is a spiritual trump office. “Oh you’re a Bishop?” “Yeah doc!” “Cool! I’m Apostle Harry!” See what I mean. Many throw around the title, but only a few have met the qualifications. Tune in […]
Each week we will try and highlight your favorite posts from RAANetwork’s blog and other great posts across the web. Check back each weekend in case you missed something. Top 3 Posts (RAAN) 1. Cross-Cultural Church Plant Initiative in Richmond, Virginia by Leon Brown 2. Roundtable: Sex and Relationships from Pass The Mic Podcast 3. Hope for Recovering Our Fallen by […]
Each week we will try and highlight your favorite posts from RAANetwork’s blog and other great posts across the web. Check back each weekend in case you missed something. Top 3 Posts (RAAN) 1. United: New Book on Diversity by Trillia Newbell 2. Afrocentricity and the Church, Part 2 by Irwyn Ince 3. Have We Overcome? by Jeremy Williams Across […]
Powerful video worth sharing! Listen to the beat…
“For who has known the mind of the Lord, or who has been his counselor?” “Or who has given a gift to him that he might be repaid?” For from him and through him and to him are all things. To him be glory forever. Amen. (Romans 11:34-36) When we think about God, often we […]
Each week we will try and highlight your favorite posts from RAANetwork’s blog and other great posts across the web. Check back each weekend in case you missed something. Top 3 Posts (RAAN) 1. Why John Piper Risks Dealing with a Controversial Topic like Race? 2. Joe Tells Christian Men to Pursue Her 3. Raising Financial Support: […]
This week Joe is back with a timely episode encouraging single Christian men to pursue the girl they’re interested in. Joe explains what it means and doesn’t mean to pursue and offers wisdom from the scriptures. With Valentines day around the corner, this is an episode you don’t want to miss.
This week Joseph Solomon and special guest, Jackie Hill, discuss if the Bible teaches that we can speak things into existence. Check it!
When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me? Psalm 56:3-4, ESV Children are easy to scare. It doesn’t take much. They’re afraid of the dark. They’re afraid of strangers. They’re even afraid […]
Joe offers another timeless video encouraging Christians to stop “frontin’” or faking for other people. Watch and be encouraged and challenged. Question: Have you ever found yourself faking or frontin’ for others? What did Joe say that encouraged and/or challenged you the most?
A while ago RAAN’s Regular Contributor, Jasmine Baucham, interviewed Joseph Solomon. Recently I visited chaseGod.tv to see what Joseph, a.k.a “Joe”, was cooking and stumbled on this amazing video on prayer. He offers three thoughts on the Christian prayer: Pray Humbly and Carefully Do not Pray for Style Pray Often He also offers things he […]
Monday’s Meditation The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. (Lamentations 3:22, ESV) New Years is one of the most fascinating times of the year in regards to the human heart. We all anxiously look forward to a new beginning. It’s a […]