Cross-Cultural Church Plant Initiative in Richmond, Virginia

The curtain still stands; the wall of hostility remains; tradition still…


The Most Dangerous Place in the World

There is a place more dangerous than any other. If you were to go there, you…


Roundtable: Why We Love The Black Church

Jemar & Phillip are joined by Cameron Triggs as they discuss the impact of…


Church Planting in a Trailer Park: An Interview with Phil Fletcher

"Why doesn't someone plant a church in a mobile home park?" One noted…


What Is African American Church Planting?

I never heard the term "church planting" growing up in Black churches.  It…


How To Be a Radical Sender

All Christians are involved in foreign missions.  You are either a "goer" or a…


There's One Expert

I am only six months into planting a multi-ethnic church. What a journey! We…


Pridefully Reformed?

Leaving a black church and entering into the world of a predominately white…


For Unto Us a Child is Born: Some Reflections on the Incarnation

This Christmas season will be filled with gift giving, good food, and precious…


Come See That the Church is Already Diverse Racially, Culturally, and Ethnically

American Christians have a tendency to see their own denomination, local…


H.B. Charles Jr. says "Armor Bearer is NOT a Biblical Church Office!"

Pastor H.B. Charles Jr. challenges the "office" of Armor Bearer in a recent…


What Muted and Sidelined the Presbyterian Voice in Religion and Society?

by Dr. Anthony BradleyI’m returning to a question I asked last summer but with…


At the Center of My Life: Talking with James Ward on Multicultural Worship Past, Present and Future

Since 2002, Jim Ward has been the Director of Music at New City Fellowship, a…


How Deep the Father's Love

The importance of Fathers When we think of the word "father," many thoughts…


Driving Miss Daisy: A Conversation about Sharecropping, Racism, and the Gospel

Conversation with my wife’s grandmother, Daisy, had been cordial and mostly…


Taking Back the Black Church From Yvette Carnell

Last week, Huffington Post contributor Yvette Carnell published “Why Black…


Who Represents the Black Church?

How do you respond when you are racially profiled?  Maybe this has never…


Reformed theology in the black community

A Biblical Basis for the Multi-Ethnic Gospel

by Jemar TisbyA racially and ethnically diverse assembly has always been part…


African-Americans, Culture, and Reformed Churches

Recently, John Frame’s page on Facebook posted this question;Why are there so…


SERMON: "Grace Works" by Mike Campell

Many of you have read the Jemar Tisby's post "African Americans and 'Big God'…