Pass The Mic: Ed Stetzer

Jemar sits down with Executive Director of LifeWay Research, Ed Stetzer to…


Most Segregated Hour

Martin Luther King’s Line in ContextAfter giving a speech at Western Michigan…


Get Your Hands on Pop Culture

“Engaging culture” has become a worn out phrase. It seems to come with some…


Pass The Mic: John L. Girardeau

Jemar is joined by professor Otis Pickett to discuss his research on John L.…


Pass The Mic: Multi-Ethnic Church Building With Mike Campbell

Jemar is joined by Dr Mike Campbell of Redeemer Church Jackson to discuss how…


Gospel-Centered Reconciliation and Justice for All

On Saturday December 20, 2014, more violence erupted in New York City. A gunman…


Exploring Watchnight Service

Picture it: the church is packed, the music is loud, the congregants’ hands are…


Pass The Mic: The Light And Hope Of Christmas

As we near the end of what has been an admittedly heavy year, Jemar takes a…


virgin birth

5 Reasons the Virgin Birth is Beautiful

Larry King was once asked, if he could interview anyone, who it would be. He…


Image of God

The Image of God and the African American Experience- Part 3

Some have called slavery, and the resulting racism, the “congenital defect” in…


God's Love in Racial Reconciliation

“Christians have not always presented a pretty picture to the world. Too often…


Transitioning a Historical Black Church

Forest Baptist Church is nestled in the historic area of Newburg in Louisville,…


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Singing in a Strange Land

As I sit down to write, I can't help but reflect on the words of the song,…


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Don't Just Flee Sin, Run Toward Golgotha

We don’t need protection from the internet: we need protection from ourselves.…


Black Religion Since Slavery

Atlanta Black Star published an article by G. Thorpe stating black people…


Tim Keller On Preaching

Pastor Tim Keller’s spiritual fingerprints mark a generation of preachers. The…


Ashamed of the Gospel

Well, this is awkward. I didn’t see it coming. I am not the kind of guy to chat…


The Actual Accomplishment of Racial Reconciliation

In my last post, I argued that God’s solution to racism and his provision for…


The Depth of Makers

“The gospel, you see, is not only a message for individuals, telling them how…


A Death That Leads to Life

‘Lord, if you had been here, my brother would not have died.’ When Jesus saw…