Workshop: An Indigenous Reformed Movement among African Americans

In a little under a week people from across the nation will have the opportunity to learn about a critical movement. The Presbyterian Church in America (PCA) is holding its annual General Assembly (GA) in Houston this year. I have the privilege on presenting on the topic: "An Indigenous Reformed Movement in the African American Community". Here's … Continue reading Workshop: An Indigenous Reformed Movement among African Americans

A Professor Who Promotes Cultural Awareness?

The appointment of yet another White, male professor at an evangelical seminary is hardly headline worthy.  Many Christian institutions of higher education are dominated by such men which leads to culturally lopsided learning.  But anyone concerned about cultural awareness in the church should pay attention to Dr. Sean Michael Lucas' tenure at RTS Jackson. Dr. Lucas … Continue reading A Professor Who Promotes Cultural Awareness?

Desiring God 3K Campaign

What would you be willing to do to see more racially and ethnically diverse churches in America? One of the biggest blessings in my life is to serve as the co-founder and President of the Reformed African American Network (RAAN).  We started RAAN in 2011 to address the core concerns of African Americans biblically.  We … Continue reading Desiring God 3K Campaign

Not the Voice, the Microphone

Any time you see an organization with the words "African American" in the title, you may be tempted to think that this group speaks for all Black people.  This, however, is not the case. I have the privilege of serving as the co-founder and president of the Reformed African American Network (RAAN).   This ministry … Continue reading Not the Voice, the Microphone

The Aseity of God: God is God All by Himself

The old folks used to say, "God is God all by Himself."  In theological language these saints are describing God's aseity. I don't generally like to use theological jargon outside of the classroom, but the word "aseity" got me excited.  I first heard of the term while studying systematic theology in seminary.  Immediately I latched … Continue reading The Aseity of God: God is God All by Himself