Evangelical Distinctives

Christianity Today's editor in chief considers what it means to be an evangelical Christian today, drawing on the movement's history, theology, and spirituality.
Mark Galli

Mark Galli is former editor in chief of Christianity Today and author, most recently, of Karl Barth: An Introductory Biography for Evangelicals.

God’s Letter to UsGod’s Letter to Us
How evangelicals read Scripture.
It Doesn’t Get Any More PersonalIt Doesn’t Get Any More Personal
Why evangelicals give pride of place to penal substitutionary understandings of the Cross.
The Virgin Birth: What’s the Problem Exactly?The Virgin Birth: What’s the Problem Exactly?
Why evangelicals don’t fuss over this doctrine.
Evangelical Christians Are SickEvangelical Christians Are Sick
The movement is driven by a painful awareness that the heart—each of our hearts—is desperately wicked.
The Jesusy MovementThe Jesusy Movement
Sure, all kinds of Christians love Jesus. But he’s especially central in evangelical piety.
Evangelical Distinctives in the 21st CenturyEvangelical Distinctives in the 21st Century
The first in a series on the meaning and place of a historic movement.

Top Story April 7, 2020

Not Even the Gates of a Hellish Pandemic Will Prevail Over God’s Church
Not Even the Gates of a Hellish Pandemic Will Prevail Over God’s Church
Scripture doesn’t promise wealth or health or even life. What, then, does it promise?

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