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Thabiti Anyabwile

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Thabiti Anyabwile is a church planter in Washington DC (has been Senior Pastor of First Baptist Church of Grand Cayman in the Grand Cayman Islands) and a Council member with The Gospel Coalition.
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A Christian Call for Repentance and Repair
Duke L. Kwon - Apr 06, 2021
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Christians are awakening to the legacy of racism in America like never before. While public conversations regarding the realities of racial division and inequalities have surged in recent years, so has the public outcry to work toward the long-awaited healing of these wounds. But American Christianity, with its tendency to view the ministry of reco...
Thabiti Anyabwile
Jan 30, 2021
@whitness7 @dukekwondc This book is sooooo good!! 💪🏾💪🏾      source
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Union with Christ
Reframing Theology And Ministry For The Church
J. Todd Billings - Nov 01, 2011
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Accomplished theologian J. Todd Billings recovers the biblical theme of union with Christ for today's church, making a fresh contribution to the theological discussion with important applications for theology and ministry. Drawing on Scripture and the thought of figures such as Augustine, Calvin, Bavinck, and Barth, Billings shows how a theology of...
Thabiti Anyabwile
Dec 12, 2020
@MalcolmBFoley @jtoddbillings Amazing book and perhaps my most favorite Christian truth/reality! Can’t fathom or plumb it. Just amazing!      source
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Woke Church
An Urgent Call for Christians in America to Confront Racism and Injustice
Eric Mason - Oct 02, 2018
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“Between the Christianity of this land, and the Christianity of Christ, I recognize the widest possible difference.” –Frederick Douglass, 1845The prophets of old were not easy to listen to because they did not flatter.  They did not cajole. They spoke hard words that often chafed and unsettled their listeners. Like the Old Testament prophets, and m...
Thabiti Anyabwile
Oct 20, 2020
@theDBlok @pastoremase Amen! To read the book is to discover that all the diatribes are sinful slanders/libels unbecoming God’s people. The book is charitably inclusive and affirming of even those who oppose it. #refreshing #LikeJesus      source
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Church Forsaken
Practicing Presence in Neglected Neighborhoods
Jonathan Brooks - Nov 06, 2018
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Jonathan Brooks was raised in the Englewood neighborhood on the south side of Chicago. As soon as he was able, he left the community and moved as far away as he could. But through a remarkable turn of events, he reluctantly returned and found himself not only back in Englewood but also serving as a pastor ("Pastah J") and community leader. In Churc...
Thabiti Anyabwile
Jul 22, 2020
Loved this book and am glad to see @PastahJ included in this new initiative!      source
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What It Is, How to Train It, and Loving Those Who Differ
Andy Naselli - Apr 30, 2016
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Christian, meet your conscience.What do you do when you disagree with other Christians? How do you determine which convictions are negotiable and which are not? How do you get along with people who have different personal standards?All of these questions have to do with the conscience. Yet there is hardly a more neglected topic among Christians. In...
Thabiti Anyabwile
Jan 03, 2019
“It doesn’t do any good to be stricter than God!” --Andy Naselli and J.D. Crowley in "Conscience" OUTSTANDING book. Read it for your freedom and joy!      source
Thabiti Anyabwile
Jul 27, 2016
@KWCosby @jjacks5180 Love Dr. Akbar. He was a mentor when I was in college. Love the book, too, and I don't disagree with that one bit.      source
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Same Kind Of Different As Me
Ron Hall - Jan 01, 2006
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A dangerous, homeless drifter who grew up picking cotton in virtual slavery.An upscale art dealer accustomed to the world of Armani and Chanel.A gutsy woman with a stubborn dream.A story so incredible no novelist would dare dream it.It begins outside a burning plantation hut in Louisiana . . . and an East Texas honky-tonk . . . and, without a doubt...
Thabiti Anyabwile
Sep 29, 2015
@OSHawkins Loved that book! Glad they're making it into a film.      source