Do You Know the Heroes of Black Church History? Recently, I posted a blog on 215 Resources for Community Ministry and Racial Reconciliation. Today, I’m following up on that resource with 220 Resources on Black Church History in America. As many of you know, I love church history. I’ve recently written on the history of
For Black History Month, we view the life of the Rev. Lemuel Haynes who provides 4 portraits of gospel-centered black church history.
“Here lies the dust of a poor hell-deserving sinner, who ventured into eternity trusting wholly on the merits of Christ for salvation.” Lemuel Haynes
The Rev. Lemuel Haynes pointed not to himself, but to Christ. He understood that, “It’s all about Him!” His trust was solely in Christ and his focus was solely on Christ.
“Here was the beginning and rise of the first African church in America.” Rev. Richard Allen
We can trace the history of the modern Civil Rights Movement from the prophet Daniel, to Daniel Alexander Payne’s father, to Daniel Alexander Payne, to Rosa Parks, to Martin Luther King, Jr.