A Middle Eastern Jesus and Why It Matters? [Part 2] The first installment of this series argued that the historical Jesus - in his ethnicity and social location - is essential to Christian faith and theology. The Son of Man reveals God to all people and all people are summoned to repent and believe the gospel [...]
A Sharper Historical Picture The Color of Compromise by Jemar Tisby is a historical survey that examines the interconnectedness between American history and the American Christian church by exploring its complicity in maintaining racism throughout the centuries. As a theologically trained historian, Tisby assumes the arduous task of simultaneously retelling both histories concisely - while discussing [...]
A Middle Eastern Jesus and Why it Matters [Part I] “The Christ of history is the Christ of faith” is a rightly accepted evangelical affirmation in response to the Quest for the Historical Jesus in the academy. God the Son – the second person of the Holy Trinity – took on humanity as Jesus of Nazareth [...]
Post as seen on The Gospel Coalition on December 7, 2017 by Kingdom Diversity Content Strategist Courtlandt Perkins Harry Hoosier, or Black Harry as he preferred, is one of the greatest preachers ever forgotten. Hoosier was the first African-American religious figure to gain national prestige. One Declaration of Independence signatory called him “the greatest orator in [...]
Within thirty minutes of the church doors opening on November 13, 2018, 300 worshippers filled every seat in Mother Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC for the South Carolina Baptist Convention’s (SCBC) Annual Meeting Night of Worship. Outside, ushers directed 400 additional people to watch the service in overflow at Citadel Baptist Church. The [...]
The Gospel is for everyone in every culture. The Great Commission allows believers to participate in God's work by actively sharing the Good News with people from every nation. Jesus' command in the Great Commission is the framework for the Revelation 7:9 church. Reaching the nations means the body of Christ, by definition, is multi-ethnic. It [...]
It’s often the case that the hidden figures of history turn out to be pillars on which we stand. This reality was brought to the forefront in recent years through movies like "Hidden Figures" where many learned for the first time that the first successful American orbit around the moon in 1969 was indebted to the [...]
Phabienne Anderson shares her experience as a minority pastor's wife in a majority white context, and gives voice to an often overlooked group with Courtlandt Perkins.
Pastor D.A. Horton discusses the release of a new marriage resource written by him and his wife Elicia Horton and the need for marriage resources from the minority perspective with Kingdom Diversity Content Strategist Courtlandt Perkins.