Interview with Dr. Frank A. Thomas about Black Preaching (PTM 202)

Pass the Mic is excited to interview an expert in black preaching, Dr. Frank…


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I Thought My Wife Wasn’t “Woke”

I cued the video then handed my phone to my wife with a grin. She stared at the…


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A Wilderness Wandering After the "Quiet Exodus"

In a revealing article in the New York Times, journalist Campbell Robertson,…


If You Love Me, Do Your Homework

Dear white friend, associate, and churchgoer,I come to you saying that we have…


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3 Hard Conversations to Have When Bae is White

“Wanna vacation for two weeks in one of my rich aunt and uncle’s Winnebago?”…


Pass The Mic Episode 200: Live From Dallas

It’s the 200th episode live from Lifepoint Church in Dallas! Listen in as…


It's Not Always Black Boy Joy

“Working class people don’t get depression. Depression is a luxury of wealth…


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Sermon Highlight: Sola Fide

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why you believe the things that you…


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Ignoring Wakanda: The History and Fate of HBCUs

Imagine a place where a sea of melanin-enriched faces washes over the terrain.…


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What Will History Say About You?

As I get older, I am increasingly aware of the impact my beliefs, decisions,…


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Our Family Soundtrack: The History of Black Music and Social Politics

Strange BeginningsI remember the first time I heard Billie Holiday's "Strange…


BHM – Celebrating Black Children’s Books

I began teaching 2nd grade in 2003. It struck me early on how necessary it was…


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Announcing a New Resource

After several inquiries from readers, The Witness wanted to provide a list of…


Black History and the Local Church

Another Black History Month is upon us and I’m looking forward to sharing,…


MLK Jr. & the Reconciliation Race

On MLK Day, Jemar sat down with Chris Brooks on his program, Equipped, to…


A Letter From the Sunken Place

This is not a film review of Jordan Peele’s “Get Out.” If you have not seen the…


Pass The Mic: The Real MLK - Live Video

On MLK Day, Jemar sat down with Rev. Dr. Mika Edmondson to talk about the…


Pro-Black ≠ Anti-Everyone Else

This past summer, in a room full of black millennials, my mother called me on…


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When Prayer Doesn’t Work

Our Western/American culture can often be characterized by suffocating anxiety.…


Why So Many White Churches Resisted Martin Luther King Jr.’s call

NOTE: This article originally appeared in The “Acts of Faith” section of the…