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Putting Words In God’s Mouth

When we misinterpret scripture as prescriptive rather than descriptive, we can…


Galatians 3:1-14

Sermon Highlight: Galatians 3:1-14

In the same week that a white supremacist murdered two African-Americans at a…


The Long History of Racism and Reformed Theology – Jemar Tisby at Covenant College

Listen at Jemar shares his experience with racism in reformed theology,…


Eugene Peterson

Eugene Peterson – A Tribute and Call

This week, I find myself mourning the loss of a man I have never met. Eugene…


How to Talk to Your Kids about Race

How to Talk to Your Kids about Race

Does the responsibility of talking to your children about racial identity and…


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Savior, Not Lord

One of the most liberating truths in Christianity is that salvation comes from…


black church

Is Brunch the New Black Church?

Last month, the California African American Museum held a symposium on the…


Four Ways to Become A Role Player in Your Church

Anyone who plays or follows sports knows that it takes an entire team to win.…


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Blessed and Highly Favored: Empty Slogan or Spiritual Reality?

If you spend enough time in Christian community, you will learn that there are…


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When God Is Your Hostage

This article first appeared on the author's personal blog site. Click here for…


black church

For Those Who Stay

The black exodus from white evangelical spaces is in full swing. Many have left…


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Keep Watch: Your Life & Doctrine Matter

Darkness is pervasive and wickedly resilient in today’s society and culture.…


Melanin Matters: POC On Mission

“God doesn’t speak my language.”How could someone think this to be true? And…


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The Mask of Multicultural Churches

There is a growing sentiment among American religious institutions to become…


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Restorative Confrontation: Dealing with Sin in the Local Church

Concerning the transforming work of the Holy Spirit in the life of the Church,…


quiet exodus

A Wilderness Wandering After the "Quiet Exodus"

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


Pass The Mic Episode 200: Live From Dallas

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


Missional. Black. Gentrifiers?

Straight out the gate, I’m asking you to allow me to dream a bit as I write.…


Confronting Pharaoh: Why We Won’t Go Quietly

My pastor and mentor taught me there is a vast difference between a father and…


Thoughts from a Black Reformer

If you are black and Reformed, your church most likely falls on this spectrum:…