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”…


Unpretty: TLC, Natural Hair, and God

A few months ago, I carpooled with a friend after work, and the song “Unpretty”…


Sex, Hook-Ups, and God

The first question in the Westminster Larger Catechism is what is the chief end…


Classism, Racism, and the Sin of Partiality

Even though many Christians recognize racism as a sin, we do not name the exact…


Family Worship for the Stability of Minority Christian Families

There is no shortage of materials written about the disintegration of the black…


The Omni-Directional Blessing of Bible Reading

I can easily name the most important lesson I ever learned about being a…


Palm Sunday: Repurposing Power

My wife is a designer. It’s glorious. She is. There are times I’ll nearly get…


Dirty Old Men and the Scars They Leave Behind

I can still smell his smoke-filled, alcohol-infused breath. I can feel the…


Why I Don't Push Reformed Theology

The title may seem strange for a site that speaks from a Reformed perspective.…


Intimately Unmarried

A couple months ago, I wrote a post regarding community and intimacy, about how…


Esther, Ethnic-Betrayal, and African-Americans

Throughout African-American history, there have been some African-Americans who…


Using Scripture to Fight Battles

My family and I recently attended the dinner and prayer night at our local…


When Preference Becomes Sin

We are living in a time when black pride is once again at the forefront of our…


We Need To Talk About Submission

Maybe you’ve been there — a personal conversation, a Christian conference, a…


Friends. How Many Of Us Have Them? (Part 1)

In the mid-80’s a hip hop group called Whodini had a hit song called Friends,…


Reflections From A Grieving Soul

As I reluctantly climb onto the stair-master for a brutal twenty minutes of…


Has No One Really Ever Seen God?

An Apparent ContradictionWe often confront situations or statements in the…