We all have stories about God in our head, and some of them are flat out misleading. One of the most common, according to pastor and author Doug Pagitt, goes like this: “If I’m faithful in doing this, then God promises to do that.”
Articles tagged “Evangelicalism”
Historian Mark Noll once argued that evangelicalism was an intellectually weak movement. Nancy Pearcey hopes to lead a movement to change that.
An ancient rabbi once said that if you prove you can’t be trusted in small things, it will be difficult for others to trust you when it matters most.
A popular evangelical trope is not as true as some assumed. Regardless, evangelicals would do well to focus on reaching people who are apathetic or antagonistic to the claims of Christianity.
The National Latino Evangelical Coalition urged their 3,000 member congregations to end capital punishment. They are the first major evangelical association to take this position publicly, but support for the death penalty among Christians is waning.
To hear some commentators talk, debates on LGBT issues are over and conservatives have lost. But such predictions are premature.
The president’s comments at the National Prayer Breakfast infuriated some conservative Christians, but most of their denunciations ignore or even twist the facts. When our anger burns against others we should pause to reflect on our own evil impulses and behaviors.
The release of Edwards’ work comes at a moment of renewed interest in the preacher. But can a message that focuses on the damnation of sinners and torments of hell awaken the modern masses like it did for Edwards and others?
This popular blogger and author changed her name after she experienced an unexpected life change. Now she’s getting honest about her struggles with her conservative Christian audience.