All posts by Bryant Parsons

Bryant Parsons is a proud New Yorker. He is a Christian Union Ministry Fellow at Columbia University. Bryant holds an M.Div from Westminster Theological Seminary. His topics of interest are issues involving systematic theology, apologetics, and Christian engagement with culture. His desire is to see the church in the American context be well-informed, winsome advocates of the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Introducing City Image: A Podcast for the City, by the City

Bryant Parsons, Richard Bowman, and Danny Ortiz have launched a new podcast focused on the issues confronting Christians in urban America.

/ March 15, 2017

Social Justice and the Great Commission

A holistic fulfillment of the Great Commission must include a concern for the entire person—both soul and body.

/ February 16, 2017

My Black Body Is Made in the Image of God

Reflections on the slaying of Alton Sterling and Philando Castille at the hands of law enforcement.

/ July 7, 2016

Christianity is the White Man’s Religion

A common objection to Christianity in the African American community is that Christianity should not be believed by black people because it is the “white man’s religion.” The following is a talk that I gave responding at length to that...

/ April 12, 2016

A Stone of Hope: MLK Jr.’s Perseverance Despite a Mountain of Despair

Martin Luther King Jr.'s resolve to fight for civil rights in the face of mounting adversity should encourage us to continue to pursue social justice.

/ January 18, 2016

For Unto Us a Child Is Born: Thoughts on the Birth of Christ

Reflections on why the Incarnation matters during this Advent season.

/ December 21, 2015

Black Lives Matter is Not Anti-Police

Understanding #BlackLivesMatter from a Reformed and Biblical perspective on justice.

/ November 25, 2015

On Bill Cosby, His Accusers, and a More Just Society

How the whole Bill Cosby debacle intersects with a Christian view of justice and the implications for the church.

/ November 10, 2015

Learn to Rely on the Lord: Lessons from King Asa’s Reign

Idolatry, relying on men, and remembering our need for Christ.

/ October 27, 2015

He is Mighty to Save: My Conversion Story

Bryant Parsons shares his conversion story and his journey toward Reformed theology.

/ October 21, 2015