I remember as a kid, interested in music, gospel music at that, that it was normal that I would turn on the radio on Sunday and listen to the music. I actually went so far as to record some songs on cassette tapes even before the idea of a CD-ROM being recordable had entered our […]Read more "“Help! I’m Hearing Voices!”: The Schizophrenia of The Church"
The following is a piece entitled “Two Ships Passing in the Night” by Rev. Cleophus LaRue, Ph.D. in the book What’s the Matter with Preaching Today? edited by Mike Graves. LaRue does a piece to address the differences between what is considered black preaching styles and non-black preaching styles. Essentially saying that both sides have […]Read more "The Four Ways Black Folk Listen to a Sermon"
This is a piece forwarded to me by one of my readers and Twitter followers @tsboddy on a piece that Princeton professor Eddie Glaude, Ph.D. wrote for the Huffington Post entitled “The Black Church is Dead.” Clearly this is up my alley and I plan to have a response to this later on this week. […]Read more "Sunday Morning Coffee Break: Eddie Glaude’s “The Black Church Is Dead?”"