The Challenge of the ‘New Black Church’

The Challenge of the 'New Black Church'There’s no shortage of talk these days about a “new Black Church” led by a dynamic movement of anointed, intelligent, and innovative up-and-comers. At the same time, many contemporary scholars are debating the question of whether there’s such a thing as a “Black Church” in the first place. Though often portrayed as a singular, monolithic entity, the constituent congregations of the “Black Church” often share little more in common than the Christ they preach and the skin color of their members.