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Bagged Lunch Series: White Evangelicalism: Myth or Reality?

By | November 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is never a lack of news that either makes our day or makes our day worse. Whether good or bad, we tend to share news within our circle of friends which are likely to be people who look or think like us. While this is not inherently wrong it could be enabling our blind spots. [...]

Bagged Lunch Series: A Time for Fellowship and Conversation Concerning Issues that often Divide Us

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog|

It is no secret that social media has revolutionized how we communicate over the past few years. While there are many advantages to recent technological advances, there is a downside to Facebook posts, tweets, and blogs. When communicating online, context and tone are often either missed or assumed. These missing elements open the door to minor [...]

We Cannot Truly Lock Arms Online: A Reflection on Election 2016

By | November 18th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

It has been a little over a week since I got “The News.” At approximately 2:40 a.m. on Wednesday, November 9th, NBC news reported that Donald J. Trump had garnered Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes which put him over the threshold of 270 electoral votes to become the 45th President of the Unites States of America. I [...]

Gender and Gifting Reversed

By | October 17th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

I love to teach. I love to teach the Bible. When I teach the Bible, I love to drop anchors and dive down deep. I also love philosophy, theology, history, literature, and every book ever written about these topics no matter how thick or dry. I never feel more alive than I do when I walk [...]

More is Caught than Taught: The Tragic Death of Terence Crutcher

By | September 20th, 2016|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

Last night I received a text message from friend that said, “Just watched all of the Tulsa stuff praying for you.”  I was unaware of what happened, but my gut told me it had something to do with a black man and law enforcement. Unfortunately, I was right. When I saw the headline, “Tulsa Police Release [...]

State of the Black Church Conference

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

Powered by Eventbrite 9am - Welcome and Worship 10am - Main Session Sermon 10:50am - Break 11am - Breakout Session 12pm - Lunch 1pm - Breakout Session 2pm - Main Session Panel Discussion (Theology and Worship) 3:30pm - Break 3:40pm - Main Session Panel Discussion (Social Justice) 5:10pm - Q and A 6:10pm - Dinner 7:10pm [...]

SEBTS and P4CM partner to increase diversity in seminary education

By | September 9th, 2016|Categories: Blog|

WAKE FOREST, N.C.—Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary (SEBTS) seeks to train students from all ethnic backgrounds to reflect the beauty and diversity of the Kingdom of God. In line with this goal, SEBTS has partnered with The Passion for Christ Movement (P4CM) in an effort to increase diversity in seminary education, particularly among women and minority students. [...]