A Black Church Ecclesiology for those continuing to affiliate with the Southern Baptist Convention

A Black Church Ecclesiology for those continuing to affiliate with the Southern Baptist Convention To be completely honest, I am one of the Pastors of a Black Church that is affiliated with the Southern Baptist Convention. On the heels of the recent fiasco that transpired at the SBC national meeting, people like me are faced … More A Black Church Ecclesiology for those continuing to affiliate with the Southern Baptist Convention

Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?

                         In Black religious thought a recurring question appears challenging the legitimacy of Christianity amongst the descendants of slaves: Is Christianity a White man’s religion? Typically, this question is immediately dismissed without regard for the inquirer and the heart behind the question. I personally do not think it should be answered with a simplistic … More Is Christianity the White Man’s Religion?

Would the Qur’an have protected our mothers from their “slave masters?”

Would the Qur’an have protected our mothers from their “slave masters?”   I am a student of African-American religion, particularly Islam. Much of the focus of Islam in evangelical missiological discussions emphasizes immigrant Muslims and ignore African-American Muslims. This article seeks to give the long overdue attention to African-American Muslims so we as Christians can … More Would the Qur’an have protected our mothers from their “slave masters?”

African-American Missiology: The Flaw of the Excluded Middle

African-American Missiology and the Flaw of the Excluded Middle   I am an African-American who was brought up in the Black Church and raised in the Black Community. Needless to say, I love my culture and kinsmen according to the flesh. I am also passionate about multi-ethnic churches and relationships. It seems, however, that often … More African-American Missiology: The Flaw of the Excluded Middle