Isaiah Robertson is the Senior Pastor of Hope in Christ Church in Compton, California. In 2020, Pastor Isaiah released his groundbreaking book Black Church Empowered: Examining Our History, Securing Our Longevity. This book quickly reached the top of the charts as an Amazon best seller. It also garnered the Best Book of 2020 award from the Emmaus Collective. Pastor Isaiah has served in multiple ministerial capacities since accepting his call. He has served as a youth pastor, an associate pastor, and a church planter. He has also spearheaded numerous outreach programs aimed at serving underprivileged communities and mentoring young men of color. He has a passion for studying, preaching, and teaching the Word of God. He also has a deep interest in contextual ecclesiology and Black Church studies.
Episode Talking Points
- Isaiah's background and conversion story
- Grace for the word of faith movement
- Isaiah's journey into the history of the Black Church
- The challenges and pitfalls of seminary
- "Black Church"
- Learning from the Black Church
- Black Church and a theology of suffering in practice
- Community and the imago dei in the Black Church
- Racial Reconciliation