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Preach This, Tweet That (Part II): The iHomiletic™ How-to Guide

By Dominique A. Robinson, Staff Associate for Contextual Education

As mentioned in Preach This, Tweet That (Part I), Black Millennials find themselves in a peculiar socio-cultural predicament that renders them spiritually disjointed. Black youth have been suffering from a fatal prognosis for many decades and the iHomiletic is a recommended prescription for realigning Black youth and young adults with the Black Church. Continue reading Preach This, Tweet That (Part II): The iHomiletic™ How-to Guide

Preach This, Tweet That (Part I): What Black Millennials are Looking for from the Preacher

By Dominique A. Robinson, Staff Associate for Contextual Education

Preaching has always been a lively communal dialogue between the preacher, God and the congregants within the Black Church tradition; however, technology and social media have invaded this dialogue for Black Millennials. Their idea of interactive preaching goes beyond the “preacher, music and frenzy” that W.E.B. DuBois refers to. Black Millennials want church as they know it to reach beyond the four walls of the sanctuary. For them, preaching is no longer what happens when the preacher stands behind the lectern but preaching happens when one’s truth is shared no matter the medium or mode of communication. Continue reading Preach This, Tweet That (Part I): What Black Millennials are Looking for from the Preacher