Lecrae, Trip Lee, and Eric Mason have all felt the sting of the critique of theological imperialism. “I’m in search of truth,” Lecrae responds, “and I’m going to get it wherever I can find it.” Fellow hip-hop artist Trip Lee doesn’t wave the Reformed banner. He directs critics to the Scriptures and invites them to see the truth for themselves. Pastor Eric Mason of Epiphany Fellowship in Philadelphia cautions young men not to discount everything they learned growing up but to recognize that even when black preachers used different terminology they sometimes taught the same gospel truths.
Watch to see more of how these three men address the disconnect between historically black churches and gospel-centered theology.