Filter By Type
Filter By Category
Thumb multidimensional ministry

book

“If churches, leaders, and practitioners are not fully informed about the forces confronting black families, they will feel ill equipped to minister in meaningful and transformative ways.” With...

Thumb black church studies

book

Comprehensive, Invaluable, Up-to-date are words used to describe Black Church Studies, a one volume resource for people attending or leading Black congregations and for readers exploring and...

Thumb deacons

book

What is the role of Deacon in the Black Church? Marvin McMickle, pastor of Antioch Baptist in Cleveland, Ohio, provides some straight-forward and helpful answers to that question in this helpful...

Thumb is the black church dead

web resource

Seven leading African American academics participate in a discussion of the controversial statement of Princeton professor Dr. Eddie Glaude, Jr. that the Black Church is dead. In the conversation...

Thumb preaching funerals

book

Rev. Peter Wherry has preached many funeral sermons and led many funeral services. Here he shares his knowledge and experience so that clergy can bring “perspective to pain” by being “pastoral,...

Thumb in search of wisdom

book

Wisdom, the focus of eight essays in this book, is the core concept of faith formation in the Black Church. Using biblical texts and African traditions, together with examples from beloved songs...

Thumb youth ministry in the black church

book

Given the prevailing challenges that youth and the congregations who love them face on a daily basis, how can congregations help their young people not only survive, but thrive? Centered in Hope ...

Thumb standing in the shadow of love

web resource

Suicide is ranked as the third leading cause of death among male African American youth (ages 15-24). Because of staggering statistics like these, Dr. Sherry Davis Molock, Psychology Professor and...

Thumb from jay z to jesus

book

The Millennial Generation is challenging congregational life in virtually all its aspects. This is true for Black congregations which must also deal with Hip Hop culture. Pastor Benjamin Stephens...

Thumb what we love about the black church

book

William Crouch and Joel Gregory are long-serving white pastors of Black Churches. This delightful book is their offering to attempt to “flip the script” on the sometimes patronizing attitude of...

Thumb playbook for christian manhood

book

The game of football provides the conceptual framework for this practical guide to growing up, written by a veteran minister with a passion for today’s youth. With the authority of an experienced...

Thumb culturally conscious

book

Although Professor Kathleen Black’s book was published more than a decade ago, readers may come away with the view that Black was ahead of her time. One of Black’s goals is to identify the...

Thumb joy

book

The Black church has a longstanding history with contemplative practice, though most in the church would not know to name their experiences as such. In Joy Unspeakable, Barbara Holmes traces the...

Thumb calvin o pressley report

article

In this interview, former United Methodist pastor and leader Rev. Dr. Calvin O. Pressley discusses his research on historic black churches and congregational giving. His research includes...

Thumb post black post white

book

Combining the resources of both the multicultural and missional church movements, Efrem Smith discusses his experience planting a multicultural church in the Minneapolis area and then serving as a...

Thumb reflect reclaim rejoice

media

As part of The Africana Hymnal Project of the United Methodist Church, the Reflect, Reclaim, Rejoice video was produced to help viewers “Reflect” on Black sacred music from the past, “Reclaim” its...

Thumb to serve this present age

book

Ayers and Williams are experienced professional leaders of social justice ministries within their respective churches. Their work is a practical guide to establishing and implementing...

Thumb sexual abuse in the black church

web resource

While sexual abuse in congregations, often labeled clergy misconduct, is common in all faith traditions this Webinar addresses the topic in the context of the Black Church. Pastor, Police...

Thumb nurturing

book

This book describes why and how worship in the African American tradition is formative as a learning experience for worshipers. Worship is for the praise of God and it forms people in key...

Thumb fontawesome f02d 9  1024

book

Readers passionate about the role of religion in society, faith formation, worship, men’s ministry, and youth ministry will find this 1997 book focused on African-American congregations relevant...

Need help finding the right resources?

We can help you define your issue to find just the right resources.