Black Christians don’t have to leave part of ourselves at the door in an attempt to placate the least culturally-aware white person around us.
What happens when whiteness goes on without being confronted?
How can one be truly free if she or he is not free to worship in spirit and in truth?
Tyler moderates a panel of women and black Christians to discuss the question, “Am I an Evangelical?” Listen today. Remember to subscribe, rate, and review the podcast! Audio – Am I an Evangelical? Video – Am I an Evangelical? pt. 1 & pt. 2
How might women fulfill their purpose while not violating God’s principles?
My index finger paused above the ‘enter’ button on my keyboard. I had just finished creating the Facebook page for the Reformed African American Network, and in that moment I sensed something important was about to happen–something over which I would have no control once it got started. I hesitated because I wasn’t sure I […]
The goal today is this: to untangle race, religion, and politics so that divisions in the world don’t cause divisions in the Church.
We are #LDR16 this weekend! LDR 2016: Checking in with Pass The Mic: Play in new window | Download LDR 2016: Respectability Politics Reimagined With Ekemini Uwan: Play in new window | Download LDR 2016: A Chat With Pastor Mike Higgins: Play in new window | Download LDR 2016: Rev. Russ Whitfield “Change Your Clothes” […]
I had the honor of presenting at the 2016 Together for the Gospel conference on the A.R.C. of Racial Reconciliation. It was part of a breakout session I did jointly with Ligon Duncan, Chancellor of Reformed Theological Seminary. In it, I explained the essential elements of all genuine racial reconciliation. A = Awareness The phrase […]
Some of the mainline evangelical conferences are dominated with white leadership and speakers with very little or zero black and brown representation. Evangelical leaders who claim to care deeply about reconciliation and representation fail to show this when they create their conferences’ speakers list. Some evangelical conferences have either all or predominately white speakers and […]
Jemar is joined by Jarvis Williams and Phillip Holmes, fresh off the heels of this year’s Legacy Conference 2015, to discuss their sessions on contextualizing the Doctrines of Grace for an urban (and youthful) context. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe – iTunes – RSS Social – @_PassTheMic – Facebook
Wanting to be part of a national movement of discipleship making and church planting in the urban context, Brian Dye began a multi-ethnic, largely minority led, conference called the Legacy Conference. Dye serves as the director of the Legacy Conference. He also serves as an elder of Legacy Christian Fellowship, a church planting movement seeking […]
The 2015 PCA General Assembly will be remembered most for the debate surrounding the Personal Resolution on Civil Rights Remembrance. Sean Lucas and Ligon Duncan signed the resolution and presented it at the Assembly. While the resolution did not pass at the 2015 Assembly, it was referred to next year’s Assembly for consideration. In the meantime, […]
RAAN Contributor Jarvis Willaims offers his reflections on the second annual Arise Summit that took place recently in Tampa, Florida.
Cornel West, Robert P. George, and Rick Warren step on stage together and discuss how disagreement makes us civil at an event hosted by Biola University.
Reflections on the ERLC Leadership Summit from Carlos Smith, who had some reservations about the Southern Baptist Convention.