Is the SBC Policing Black Voices?

The Issue There’s an article going around about the SBC Convention and the policing of black voices. I’d like to share some quick thoughts for clarity. I have been in communication with several key figures within the SBC about this very issue. This is what I have gathered. For the sake of brevity, resolutions that […]

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Prophetic Discernment In The Call for Racial Reconcilaition

Was just asked to give a statement regarding the SBC Convention for a liberal media website called Salon.com. I have given several interviews now regarding the SBC Convention. All of these have been from non-Christian news organizations who are seeking knowledge as to what is going on in the SBC Convention. Going into these interviews, […]

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When Churches Colonize Femininity

I’ve had a decent amount of conversations recently with men and women of color who are members of majority white churches. These men and women are deeply discouraged in their contexts and feel like they do not truly belong. Many majority white culture churches have a serious issue when it comes to caring for minorities […]

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Sabbath Series Summary

Historically, The church has always understood that the Sabbath was a Jewish law that no longer applied to Christians. Though there has been some debate, the actual writings of the early Church fathers heavily suggest that the early church understood the Sabbath was fulfilled in Christ. First century non-Jewish Christians did not practice the Sabbath […]

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The Sabbath as Fulfillment: A Textual Interaction (Part 4)

Textual Interaction: The Letter to the Hebrews The Letter to the Hebrews is a book filled with the language of fulfillment. The letter was written to Jewish believers who, due to persecution, were considering returning to Judaism. The book can be summarized by the text of Hebrews 2:2-3, “For since the message declared by angels […]

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The Sabbath In Scripture: A Textual Interaction (Part 3)

In my first two posts, I laid out the development of the Sabbath throughout Church History. In this post we will analyse a few Biblical texts that deal with the issue of the Sabbath. Textual Interaction: Genesis 2:1-3 Thus the heavens and the earth were finished, and all the host of them. And on the […]

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The Sabbath, The Church, and the 21st Century: Modern Views of the Sabbath (Part 2)

MODERN VIEWS OF THE SABBATH In modern times there have been three popular views concerning the Sabbath. The Seventh-Day Sabbath observer holds to the idea that the Lord’s rest in the Creation narrative points to the reality that God’s people will rest on the seventh day as well.[1] The “Lord’s Day” observer believes that the […]

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Judaism, The Church, and The Sabbath: An Historical Survey (Part 1)

The Historical Development of The Sabbath The church has historically been divided on the issue of the Sabbath. Many Jewish Christians in the first century desired to hold on to their Jewish traditions and festivals while not impressing them upon Gentile believers. There were also many Gentile Christians who regarded themselves as free from the […]

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We Shouldn’t Borrow Just Because It’s Lent

Yesterday marked the first day of Lent. In my context, there are saints who go to Protestant churches who practice it as well as those who go to churches that don’t. It is quite ironic that Protestant Christians would practice Lent though I understand it’s appeal. Christians, seeking to have a connection with the church’s […]

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Why Ethnic Reconciliation?

Normally, I write articles from the comfort of my study. today is a little different. I’ve been out and about all day and as I’ve been traveling, I have had a thought come to me that I don’t think I have ever actually addressed here on my page. So, here I am with a few […]

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