Open honest discussion concerning all congregations who have Black/African American/African National members is needed. And after open honest discussion, substantive action is required to live the Gospel of Jesus Christ with all members.
How can we, as African Americans, support Pastor Sheila Holmes of Northside Comm Church, Paterson, NJ?
I have a personal passion for leadership and young people. For this reason, I raise the question: What are we doing in our churches to intentionally raise up young Black and Reformed leaders?
In his article "Through African Eyes", John Azumah relates how North American churches can embody cultural imperialism with a very paternalistic attitude to spiritually healthy, vibrant and doctrinally orthodox African churches.
Rev. Dr. Eugene Callender left a lasting legacy of evangelism, social justice, and imparting wisdom to African American leaders in the CRC. Frankly speaking, I'm able to serve in the CRC because of leaders like Dr. Callender.
You are invited to the annual gathering of the Black and Reformed Leadership Network to be held on September 26-29, 2018 in Grand Rapids, MI.