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The Sacraments in Black Spirituality

In regards to our previous discussion on traditional Black spirituality, the second commonality with Reformed spirituality is a high view of the sacraments. In other words, a point in which Reformed and Black Christians both hold is that a person cannot truly be spiritual and grow in the Lord if they perpetually neglect the sacraments. In…

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Another Reformed Newbie: Part 3

In my last post, I reflected on great things that I learned from my Black Baptist church upbringing that have benefited me as I’ve become more reformed in my faith. But, I unfortunately learned a lot of things (I’ll call it ‘Black spirituality’) in the Black church that I am still unlearning at times. So…

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Movie Review: Tim’s Vermeer

Director:  Teller Writers Penn Penn Jillette, Teller Stars: Tim Jenison, Penn Jillette Tim Jenison is an interesting guy he is the founder of NewTek a software company, And he is an inventor in the film you can see some of his inventions.  And he is obsessed with Johannes Vermeer. Now Johannes Vermeer, you’ll pardon the…

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Another Reformed Newbie: Part 2

Okay, so this is Part 2 of my reformed journey. You can view my previous post here, and in this post I wanted to highlight what I did learn coming out of the Black church. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Basically, I feel like a baby in Christ, like I’m starting all over from scratch. I know I shouldn’t…