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John Lewis and CT Vivian belonged to a long tradition of religious leaders in the civil rights struggle

(Photo: Unsplash/James Eades) Vivian, an early adviser to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., died July 17 at the age of 95. News of his passing was followed just hours later by that of Lewis, 80, an ordained Baptist minister and towering figure in the civil rights struggle. That both men were people of the... Read more

Celebrating Expository Preaching in the African American Tradition

One of my most vivid memories growing up in church was the annual summer Sunday our congregation would gather with a local African American church for a joint worship service, followed by a potluck lunch (dinner on the grounds, we called it). We handled it like a home-and-home football serieseach church played host in alternating... Read more

Celebrating Expository Preaching within the African American Custom

[ad_1] One in all my most vivid reminiscences rising up in church was the annual summer season Sunday our congregation would collect with an area African American church for a joint worship service, adopted by a potluck lunch (dinner on the grounds, we referred to as it). We dealt with it like a home-and-home soccer... Read more

Podcast: Distinguishing Christmas Custom from Fact (Andreas Kstenberger)

[ad_1] This text is a part of the The Crossway Podcast sequence. Truth or Fiction? On this episode, Andreas Kstenberger, writer of The First Days of Jesus: The Story of the Incarnation, explores the way to distinguish reality from fiction on the subject of the Christmas story. He shares his ideas on the true date... Read more