Friends. How Many Of Us Have Them? (Part 2)

Kristie Anyabwile continues to give us insight into what type of friendships we…


Targeting Men & Taking Back Urban Communities

In January 2014, I attended an urban mininstry class at RTS Jackson through the…


Jesus Died To Make You (Spiritually) Rich

This past weekend, Christians went crazy online over the tweet of one prominent…


Joseph Solomon - Porn and the Gospel

Here is a great video from our friend, Joseph Solomon on porn and the Gospel.…


The Good News About The Gospel

Christian interpreters often wrongly reduce the gospel to a message that…


Pass The Mic: Duke Kwon

Jemar sits down with Rev. Duke Kwon at this years LDR. Together they discuss…


The Sell Out: Abandonment and the "Black Church" Tradition

“But when Peter came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood…


Sex and Singleness

Single people are often neglected or overlooked in American churches. This is…


Pass The Mic: Faith And Football With Derwin Gray

Tyler is joined by Pastor Derwin L Gray of Transformation Church in Indian…


A Fundamental vs. Missional Church

Each church, at some point of their existence (if not constantly during their…


Understanding Domestic Persecution: Part 1

A church in flames against the backdrop of night is a strong and evocative…


When Your Pastor Leaves

If you remain part of a church for long enough you’ll probably witness a…


The Muddy Truth About Grace

Ground ZeroIt was difficult to find a place to park my car. As I walked…


Parental Failures and the Gospel

I could begin this post with countless descriptions of my parental failures.…


planned parenthood

Know Your Black Presbyterians, Pt. 1: The Pioneers

You don’t often find the words “Black” and “Presbyterian” describing the same…


Pass The Mic: Tony Evans

Jemar sits down with Dr Tony Evans at the ERLC Leadership Summit to discus his…


Identity, Ethnicity, Culture, and the Gospel

You have an identity. Every person in the world has one. I don't mean the one…


The Pastor as Pope

Supreme authority, infallibility, and preeminence are typically qualities we…


Southern Baptists, Race, and the Gospel

Outrage over the controversial deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, recent…


Pass The Mic: White Pastors In Minority Churches

Tyler Burns kicks off a new series focusing on white pastors in minority…