At the Center of My Life: Talking with James Ward on Multicultural Worship Past, Present and Future

Since 2002, Jim Ward has been the Director of Music at New City Fellowship, a…


We Are Not Kanye

I recently read my brother Odd Thomas’ blog entitled, “We are a Kanye,” which…


Taking Back the Black Church From Yvette Carnell

Last week, Huffington Post contributor Yvette Carnell published “Why Black…


Keep Calm and Pray for Lecrae: 3 Things Critics Should Remember

Earlier this week Hip Hop artist, Lecrae, visited the set of 106 and Park. As…


Who Represents the Black Church?

How do you respond when you are racially profiled?  Maybe this has never…


Gospel Music: An Open Letter

In 1978, Andrae Crouch released his project “Live In London”, his seventh album…


Dubai Muslim Christian Dialogues featuring Thabiti Anyabwili

Muslim Christian Dialogues held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates every two years.…


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President Obama and Blasphemy

Here is a good article by George Weigel over at First Things entitled…


Excerpts from Manhood Restored: What Killed Manhood? Part 1

Recently, Pastor Eric Mason released his new book entitled Manhood Restored:…


What African Americans Bring to Reformed Theology

Over at Desiring God, Co-Founder and President, Jemar Tisby, shares what…


African-Americans, Culture, and Reformed Churches

Recently, John Frame’s page on Facebook posted this question;Why are there so…


Biblical Love is the Foundation of Justice

We are excited to present to you a series of videos by Dr. Anthony Bradley. If…


Christianity: Blood, Blood, and More Blood

Reading through Blood Work by Pastor Anthony Carter. He writes:The history of…


42: 3 Lessons From Former Dodgers Owner Branch Rickey

This weekend I had the pleasure of watching 42, the story of Jackie Robinson’s…


Visual Reasoning Series, Episode 1 - Perspectives on Justice

by Dr. Carl and Karen Ellis, Regular ContributorsQuestion: What do you get…


Why We Need the 'Hood

In a previous article I talked about some lessons I've learned during my short…


Is "Good Art" the apex of Art's use?

Art is the arrangement of material, concepts, or ideas with the intention of…


Rapper's Delight

Old Discussion, New FacesThere is no way to introduce this blog without…


The Unofficial Producer For RAAN Brings You: #Bricks

I am excited to share with the RAANetwork family the release of #Bricks by my…


Redeeming a Painful Past: St. Patrick, African Americans, and Slavery

It's hard to tease fact from fantasy when it comes to St. Patrick.  So as I was…