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04/03/2020

We are three weeks into stay-at-home, shelter-in-place, and social distancing orders from most of our states and municipalities. Most churches are not meeting during the pandemic. What is your church doing to shepherd the saints and to encourage worship? Are you all having online services, something else, or nothing at all?

ICYMI, check out "Black Christian Solidarity with Asian Americans During the COVID-10 Pandemic" by Thabiti Anyabwile htt...
04/03/2020
Black Christian Solidarity with Asian Americans During COVID-19

ICYMI, check out "Black Christian Solidarity with Asian Americans During the COVID-10 Pandemic" by Thabiti Anyabwile
https://thefrontporch.org/2020/04/black-christian-solidarity-with-asian-americans-during-covid-19/

A lot of animosity is being aimed at Asian Americans because of COVID-19. African-American Christians are obligated as stewards of the most successful justice heritage to stand with Asian Americans in their need.

Today at the blog, Tryce Prince (@TrycePrince) joins us with the third in his series of posts titled, "White Man in a Wh...
03/24/2020
Black Man in White Man’s Territory, 3: Sociology, Cultural Marxism, and the Church

Today at the blog, Tryce Prince (@TrycePrince) joins us with the third in his series of posts titled, "White Man in a White Man's Territory." He's thinking about sociology, cultural Marxism, and the church: https://thefrontporch.org/2020/03/black-man-in-white-mans-territory-3-sociology-cultural-marxism-and-the-church/

I strongly believe that sociological inquiry can be a wonderful tool in our analysis of the role of race in the church. However, I believe the Bible’s teachings should be … Continue reading

03/24/2020
Just Gospel 2020 - Pilgrim's Politics: Session 1

So most of the world is on "lock down" to help curb the coronavirus pandemic. Do your part--stay home if you can, wash your hands for at least 20 seconds, clean your surfaces and pray to the Lord for His healing mercy.

And while it's won't stop the spread of coronavirus, watch the recordings from Just Gospel 2020: Pilgrim Politics! Watching will build you up in the faith and ready you for the political season ahead!

Here's day 1, session 1 with David Platt and Darryl Williamson:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AUqDSjuJwEU&t=4963s

Christianity As a Pilgrim/Sojourner Lifestyle - David Platt

02/15/2020
David Platt's Invitation to Just Gospel

David Platt thinks Christians should drink deep from the gospel and talk together about serving God in the public square. We do too!

Come join us for #JustGospel2020 #PilgrimPolitics: Healing Conversations about Christians and Politics on March 5-7

https://youtu.be/5JjliarHdEQ

David Platt invites everyone to come to Just Gospel 2020 on March 5-7, 2020.

02/06/2020
Esau McCaulley

We are just 1 month away! Will you be at #JustGospel2020 March 5-7?

We're really looking forward to the fellowship and conversations that will be prompted by our amazing speakers — like Esau McCaulley. Once you hear the description of his talk, you will too!

https://youtu.be/EQcZw7uHFGU

Register at: justgospelconference.org

Dr. Esau McCaulley describes his plans for addressing the Just Gospel '20 Conference on March 5-7, 2020 in Alexandria, VA (justgospelconference.org).

01/29/2020
Leeman "Politics in the Church?"

At #JustGospel2020 Jonathan Leeman will address the topic, "Politics in the Church: It's Inescapable and It's Good." He talks about it in the video here.

https://youtu.be/UpH1ZOW_RN4

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Jonathan Leeman gives a preview of his Just Gospel 2020 address, "Politics in the Church? It's Inescapable and It's Good." Join us March 5-7, 2020 at Del Ray...

#JustGospel2020 is quickly approaching: March 5-7!Grab your early bird tix at justgospelconference.org before rates incr...
12/14/2019

#JustGospel2020 is quickly approaching: March 5-7!

Grab your early bird tix at justgospelconference.org before rates increase.

Save an additional $20.19 using the code ‘JGEARLYBIRD2019’ at checkout.

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12/03/2019

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12/03/2019

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This Giving Tuesday, The Front Porch wants to give something TO YOU! Find out more about our free registration offer for...
12/03/2019
A Special Offer TO You on Giving Tuesday!

This Giving Tuesday, The Front Porch wants to give something TO YOU! Find out more about our free registration offer for #JustGospel2020: https://mailchi.mp/bce12f11d67b/a-special-offer-to-you-on-giving-tuesday

The Lord Jesus teaches us that "It's more blessed to give than receive" (Acts 20:35). Typically, "Giving Tuesday" invites individuals to give to their favorite ministries and charities. Giving Tuesday is a great campaign emphasizing generosity during what for many is the most consumeristic time of y...

04/25/2019

1 week away from the Just Gospel 2019 conference. Come up on the porch and stay the night. Discounted rates at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta!!!!

16 days left...Get your spot up on the porch...don't be left out in the rain!https://w.soundcloud.com/player/?url=https%...
04/17/2019
Just Gospel 2019 Line-Up

16 days left...Get your spot up on the porch...don't be left out in the rain!
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Pastor & People is a weekly podcast hosted by The Front Porch. Its aim is to encourage pastors and the people in their charge to work together for the faith and joy of their church. "Not that we lor

May 2nd-May 4th...Just Gospel 2019...come on up...justgospelconference.org
04/09/2019
Just Gospel Conference

May 2nd-May 4th...
Just Gospel 2019...
come on up...
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It seems division and strife are increasing on every hand. Communities protest police mistreatment. Families are separated at our borders. The gap between political parties grows wider. Along these lines and more we need to be reconciled. Not a cheap kumbaya reconciliation, but a deep, strong, lasti...

Meet us on The Porch...don't miss your chance for great discussion and fellowship!!!
04/06/2019

Meet us on The Porch...don't miss your chance for great discussion and fellowship!!!

JUST GOSPEL 2019
04/05/2019

JUST GOSPEL 2019

Don't miss your opportunity to come on up to the porch. Registration is still open...
04/05/2019

Don't miss your opportunity to come on up to the porch. Registration is still open...

06/19/2017
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ICYMI: Louis Love pens a great tribute to his Dad! Check it out!

06/19/2017
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Phil Duncanson is on The Porch reflecting on the difficult subject of death. C'mon up!

In 2 weeks, we will gather in Atlanta for the JUST Gospel National Conversation. We hope to see you! Registration is sti...
03/02/2017
The Front Porch National Conference: “Just Gospel”

In 2 weeks, we will gather in Atlanta for the JUST Gospel National Conversation. We hope to see you! Registration is still open and if you can only make one day of the conference, there are day tickets available.

The Front Porch National Conversation Join us for "Just Gospel" March 16-18, 2017 Registration Now Open! African-American churches are gospel churches. One of the greatest miracles of Christianity is that those once cuffed in oppression fou...

02/21/2017
The Church's Agenda

We will be discussing the Church's agenda at JUST Gospel. Here's a taste.

If you have yet to register for the JUST Gospel National Conversation. Do so today and save $40. Price increases after m...
02/15/2017
The Front Porch National Conference: “Just Gospel”

If you have yet to register for the JUST Gospel National Conversation. Do so today and save $40. Price increases after midnight.

The Front Porch National Conversation Join us for "Just Gospel" March 16-18, 2017 Registration Now Open! African-American churches are gospel churches. One of the greatest miracles of Christianity is that those once cuffed in oppression fou...

Have you registered for JUST Gospel?? We are just a little over a month and a half away. Register today!
02/07/2017
The Front Porch National Conference: “Just Gospel”

Have you registered for JUST Gospel?? We are just a little over a month and a half away. Register today!

The Front Porch National Conversation Join us for "Just Gospel" March 16-18, 2017 Registration Now Open! African-American churches are gospel churches. One of the greatest miracles of Christianity is that those once cuffed in oppression fou...

Book Review: The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation. Warner Aldridge hops up on the Porch and offers his thoughts on this ...
01/27/2017
The Gospel & Racial Reconciliation: Book Review

Book Review: The Gospel and Racial Reconciliation. Warner Aldridge hops up on the Porch and offers his thoughts on this important work. Check it out!

The world seems to be very good at diagnosing problems, but often gives solutions that do not work. Christians have the message that is powerful enough to change hearts. So why is it that nonbelievers are at least willing to talk about racism, but many churches like to sweep it under the rug?

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