This Is Christianity: Why Are You Here?

A source of constant sorrow for me is that people reject Christianity with a faulty understanding of what the religion really teaches. To help clear up the confusion I’m starting a new series called: "This is Christianity.” This series explores basic teachings of the Christian faith. The goal is to serve those who have been … Continue reading This Is Christianity: Why Are You Here?

A New Southern Presbyterianism?

For some people Southern Presbyterianism and racial reconciliation is oxymoronic.  But the elusive reality of diversity and unity in the church just took a significant step forward. I recently participated on a panel about the topic "Christianity and Race" at the historic First Presbyterian Church of Jackson, Mississippi.  The church has over 2,500 members, is the largest … Continue reading A New Southern Presbyterianism?

9/11: In Memoriam

Lest our short memories forget the significance of this day, Father, I offer up a prayer in remembrance of  September 11, 2001. O Man of Sorrows (Is. 53:3), you who are perfectly satisfied within yourself yet entered into our human experience and underwent trials of which we cannot fathom.  Comfort those who mourn on this … Continue reading 9/11: In Memoriam

A Gathering of Reformed Black College & Seminary Students

Originally posted on the Reformed African American Network (RAAN)For the third year in a row Reformed Black college and seminary students will gather for the African American Leadership Development and Recruitment Weekend (LDR '13). The theme for this year's conference is "Call & Response: Hearing and Heeding God's Will for Your Life". You'll hear from … Continue reading A Gathering of Reformed Black College & Seminary Students