All tagged Church Culture
With the entrance of sin into the world, combined with a version of theology steeped in conservatism and white supremacy, the body of Christ lives in a state of fear of sex and sexuality, and remain in bondage for lack of a safe space to discuss these topics.
The truth is…it really doesn’t matter what we personally think about your level of spiritual development or you personal convictions. The bible is clear, “If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus is Lord,” and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.” BUT, with the profession of faith, comes accountability. And so, Kanye, as my brother in Christ, I’m holding you accountable.
Listen, first things first! To break a soul tie, it’s IMPERATIVE that you first complete these 3 steps.
Yes Lawd, Greenleaf is back in all its dysfunctional, drama-filled, might-be-saved, glory!
I am not saying that the church should ever water down the word of God. However, when the church (people) allow political, personal, and cultural agendas to interfere with the treatment of people, that’s problematic, especially to millennials.
We should have some solid criteria in order to ensure that ALL Church Mothers, across denominational lines, and throughout all the world, have the same qualities.
Our intellect tells us to run. Our faith tells us that Jesus will rescue us. Our test is in the press.
That was OUR pastor. Those were OUR church members. Those were OUR brothers and sisters. That was OUR church.
Whether you are a “Seasoned Saint”, a new church member, or are thinking about visiting a Black church, there are a few things you MUST remember during your visit.
You’ve heard stories. You’ve seen evidence. But, we all know there are Urban Myths that church folk never talk about.