A Donald Trump Presidency and John 18

Inauguration Day 2017 looms before us. America’s President-elect will soon…


God Cares About Ethnicity

God cares about ethnicity.There are probably two general responses to that…


Why Christians Struggle With New Year’s Resolutions

As we enter into a new year, many of us are teeming with newfound enthusiasm,…


Sola Scriptura (Scripture Alone)

As we find ourselves at the beginning of a new year, it is an excellent time to…


Church Discipline and Forgiveness

The primary focus of Matthew 18-20 teaches on the kingdom of heaven. In…


Between Two Worlds

Can you watch the news without getting depressed? It's mostly violence, lies,…


Choosing to Suffer

He stomped her face into the curb one more time, but she was still conscious.…


Jesus Demands Faithful Obedience to His Teachings

The US has historically privileged Christianity. This privilege allowed folks…


Angst and Advent: Waiting, Longing and the Coming

The holidays can be hard for me sometimes. Amidst the commercials featuring…


A Bible-Informed Guide for Confronting Racism and Sexism

“So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him;…


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Jesus is King of the Universe

The presidential election is finally over! But the results are shocking! Trump…


By the Grace of God: Matthew 1:1-17

Matthew chapter one begins with a genealogy. It’s a recollection of the lineage…


The Idolatry of Race Part 2

This is part 2 of Jarvis Williams' piece. You can read part 1 here.Part 2 of…


The Idolatry of Race Part 1

God hates idols and idolatry. His greatest desire above all is to glorify…


Let Us Pray!

Prayer is one of the most important and one of the most difficult spiritual…


An Encouragement for Contentment

“A contented spirit is like a watch. Though you carry it up and down with you,…


Christians of Color: Can You See the Stars?

Dear Christians of color,This is your time.In many respects, the problems of…


Grieving Racial Injustice as Citizens of the Kingdom of God

The Christian Scriptures teach that the world exists in an already but not yet…


Will You Weep With Me?

I went to bed with a heavy heart two nights ago. I woke up wishing that it was…


What Does Walking in the Spirit Mean?

Paul begins Gal. 5:16-26 with the command: “Now, I say walk in the Spirit”…