Streetlights: A Bridge Between Urban Illiteracy and Biblical Fidelity

Most churches find teaching the Scriptures to be a daunting task in an…


Kendrick Lamar, Hip Hop, and the Truly Praiseworthy

Kendrick Lamar has single handedly challenged every rapper to get better! At…


Jay-Z’s New Magna Carta: Follow the Religion of Self

As a twenty-something year old African-American and native of Jay-Z’s hometown,…


Your Prosperity is Too Weak: Why the Preachers of LA and Prosperity Theology Miss It

Recently, The Gospel Coalition published an article written by Joe Carter…


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…


Love and Interracial Marriage: 5 Principles for Engaging a Disapproving Family

Most of us agree that interracial relationships, though beautiful, can…


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…


Excerpts from Manhood Restored: What Killed Manhood? Part 2

In the last part of our series, Dr. Eric Mason continues to expound upon the…


Book Review: Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men Whole

Book DetailsTitle: Manhood Restored: How the Gospel Makes Men WholeAuthor:…


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…


Thoughts on Culture Wars

With the recent decision by Tim Tebow to withdraw from speaking at the…


Excerpts from Manhood Restored: What Killed Manhood? Part 1

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


Jason Collins and Truth

This past Monday, Jason Collins exploded on the national scene with three…


What African Americans Bring to Reformed Theology

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


Chris Broussard Defends Faith on Radio Show

I stumbled across this interview featuring Chris Broussard where radio hosts…