We Persevere (Round-Up 4)

We PersevereWeek of June 24, 2016World: Each January, the World Watch List is…


How Abortion Makes Us Say Silly Things (Part 2)

This article concludes Cole Brown's two-part series. You can read part one…


Women on the Frontlines: RAAN at TGCW16

I had the most gracious opportunity to attend The Gospel Coalition Women's…


God Hates Hate Crimes

The tragic terrorist attack and massacre of innocent victims in a Gay nightclub…


Trump’s Challenge to Evangelical Values and Racism

It has been said that 11:00am on Sunday morning is the most segregated hour in…


Hype, Hope, and Hip Hop

“Chance the Rapper’s ‘Coloring Book’ Is a Gospel Rap Masterpiece” reads the…


Urban Church Planting in a Ministry World

Urban ministry is a different monster than any other form of ministry. In an…


The Need For Compassion

I remember sitting at a retreat while I looked around; most of the group was in…


Joyful Burdens in Mono-Ethnic Churches

I speak in many different contexts on issues related to reconciliation and…


Why I Must Pray for Donald Trump

I am praying for Donald Trump, and not simply because he may be the next…


Losing Our Christian Minds

It was Mark Twain who once said, “Of all the things I’ve lost, I think I miss…


Under Our Skin

On November 25, 2014, the newscasts broadcasted that the St. Louis County…


Limited Atonement and Reconciliation Intersect at the Cross of Jesus Christ

What do you think of when you hear the question: For whom did Jesus die? The…


Malcolm X and the Missing Gospel

“….by any means necessary”:Those words hung in the balmy June air of a New…


How to Avoid Becoming An Unhealthy, Multi-Ethnic Church Plantation

“We want our church to look more like heaven” is a well-intended sentiment that…


The Holistic Perspective of God’s Mission

Throughout Church history, there have been many conversations about the mission…


Why The Church Shouldn't Write Off Hip Hop

When it comes to hip hop, controversial topics are not spared. No matter the…


How To Use Privilege To Foster Gospel Reconciliation in the Church

Two weekends ago, I had the privilege of lecturing and preaching in an inner…


American Color and White-Washed Memories

Society is a complex conglomeration of shared traditions, memory, pain, and…


The A.R.C. of Racial Reconciliation

I had the honor of presenting at the 2016 Together for the Gospel conference on…