In this article, RAAN contributor Bryant Parsons offers us hope grounded in history, as he discusses the aftermath of the Walter Scott shooting.
Any believer, truly aware of the inclinations of his heart, knows that he is prone to wander from Christ. We wage war against our flesh, satanic forces, and various worldly systems established in hostility to God. While we often see victory against these adversaries through the Spirit of Christ abiding in us, we must honestly […]
“My brothers, if anyone among you wanders from the truth and someone brings him back, let him know that whoever brings back a sinner from his wandering will save his soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.” James 5:19-20 If you’re a Christian long enough, chances are you’ll have to deal with, […]
This Christmas season will be filled with gift giving, good food, and precious time with family and friends. And while all of these things are wonderful and important, we should keep the purpose of this blessed time of year central in our minds. This is the perfect time for God’s people to spend a few […]
As a fan of Hip-Hop and born again Christian, I love gospel-centered rap music. I became a believer at Howard University in late 2004, and when a friend in my dormitory introduced me to Corey Red and Precise’s “Resistance Iz Futile” and Da’ T.R.U.T.H’s “Moment of Truth” albums — I was hooked. I’ve been a sucker for good news […]
As a twenty-something year old African-American and native of Jay-Z’s hometown, Brooklyn, my cultural surroundings were embedded with Jay-Z’s music. To say that Jay-Z was celebrated among my peers would be an understatement: the reality is that I had friends who digested his brilliant lyricism for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. And many of them, as most inner-city kids […]