What Is Evangelicalism?
A simple definition based in doctrine, history, or sociology won’t do. But a vibrant stream really does exist.
What Is Evangelicalism? “Evangelicalism” does not have the hard and crisp denotation of a concrete noun such as “Jesuit.” This confusion goes back to lexical roots.
Why I Almost Left Evangelicalism
I almost distanced myself from the label years ago, but I’m glad I stayed.
Why I Almost Left Evangelicalism. I almost distanced myself from the label years ago, but I'm glad I stayed. My problem with evangelicalism wasn't theological.
The Unlikely Crackup of Evangelicalism
The problems are real—but exaggerated.
The Unlikely Crackup of Evangelicalism. This is not exactly a picture of ivory tower elites who live in a very different world than grassroots evangelicalism.
Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture.
Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia reveal the church’s failures—or its successes?
Reporting | Pop Culture. Millennials Can Leave Evangelicalism. But Not Its Pop Culture. Does the cottage industry around Christian subculture nostalgia
One Does Not Simply Leave Evangelicalism
We agree: It’s a broken word describing broken people in a broken movement. It’s still Good News.
One Does Not Simply Leave Evangelicalism. We agree: It's a broken word describing broken people in a broken movement. Defining evangelicalism as a political movement is not new.
Evangelical Distinctives in the 21st Century
The first in a series on the meaning and place of a historic movement.
Evangelicalism is a reforming movement, and among the many things we are continually reforming is ourselves. No Such Thing as “Evangelicalism”.
Swipe Right for Jesus
How Tinder helped me come to terms with my evangelical identity.
prayer. In my earnest subversion of evangelical dating norms, I ended up embodying classic evangelicalism in as robust a form as I have ever practiced.
Getting Small Churches on Mission (Part 4)
More ways small churches can serve their communities
to love others and be loved. [i] Fiester, Early Warning, 6. [ii] Thornbury, Recovering Classic Evangelicalism, 175. Ed Stetzer holds the Billy Graham Distinguished
Stop Apologizing for Apologetics
But it might be time for it to grow up.
“I am not sure that apologetics has not been the curse of evangelicalism for the last twenty to thirty years,” British minister, physician, and author Martyn Lloyd-Jones once lamented.