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Bob Buford, Founder of Leadership Network and Halftime, Has Died: He Was a Catalyst that Fostered a Movement
Meet one of the most influential, but least known, church leaders: Bob Buford.
Before Bob's speech faltered, I interviewed him for several hours and will release that interview in a forthcoming oral history of entrepreneurial evangelicalism and a book for InterVarsity
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.
Why and When You Should Encourage People NOT To Enter Vocational Ministry:
The fact is, we are all called into ministry, sent on mission, and to honor God through our vocation.
This isn't true for every Catholic, but it is largely the case. So when I came to Christ, I eventually ended up in low church evangelicalism. And guess what?
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
Not-So-White Evangelicalism: How Conservative Denominations Actually Fare Better on Diversity
Study examines multiethnic friendships and worship among American churchgoers.
Research. Not-So-White Evangelicalism: How Conservative Denominations Actually Fare Better on Diversity. Study examines multiethnic friendships
Evangelicalism Is Far Deeper, Wider, and Greater Than the Foibles of the MomentSubscriber Access Only
An excerpt from 'Still Evangelical?'
Evangelicalism Is Far Deeper, Wider, and Greater Than the Foibles of the Moment. But a more mature, robust evangelicalism eventually taught me how to think and love like a Christian.
One Does Not Simply Leave EvangelicalismSubscriber Access Only
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.
Dear 'Whole-Life' Progressive Evangelicals, Did You Forget 'Pro-Life' and the Unborn?
Progressive evangelicals must speak into the abortion debate.
Evangelical? Shane Claiborne argues that one of the underlying reasons why evangelicalism is suffering an identity crisis is due to its inconsistent social ethic.
Open Letter to John Piper on White Evangelicalism and Multiethnic Relations
Lecrae, Truth's Table, and an Asian American ministry leader
Open Letter to John Piper on White Evangelicalism and Multiethnic Relations. Open Letter to John Piper on White Evangelicalism and Multiethnic Relations.
More on Leaving White Evangelicalism: A Response from Bryan Loritts
People of color need to establish our own conferences, organizations, and networks.
Lecrae. More on Leaving White Evangelicalism: A Response from Bryan Loritts. More on Leaving White Evangelicalism: A Response from Bryan Loritts.
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”.
Here’s How America Is Praising Its Best-Known Preacher: Billy Graham
The late, great evangelist is garnering countless tributes after his death at 99.
The New York Times columnist Ross Douthat (a Catholic) said it was “probably not too much to say that Billy Graham invented late-modern, globalized 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.
Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from ‘White Evangelicalism’
Lecrae’s decision has roots. And it has fruit.
Piper: My Hopeful Response to Lecrae Pulling Away from 'White Evangelicalism'. Lecrae's decision has roots. And it has fruit. I am thankful for that. Very thankful. “White Evangelicalism”.
Why Critics Are Wrong to Scold Evangelicals for Historical Rootlessness
A new book demonstrates the movement has been “a perennial and recurring feature of Christian history.”
About 20 years ago, theologian DH Williams wrote a book called Retrieving the Tradition and Renewing Evangelicalism: A Primer for Suspicious Protestants.
One-on-One with Scholar and Researcher Mark Silk on the Future of Religion, Especially Evangelicalism, in America
Evangelicalism is now the normative form of non-Catholic Christianity in America.
Aug 16, 2017. religion, christianity, evangelical. One-on-One with Scholar and Researcher Mark Silk on the Future of Religion, Especially Evangelicalism, in America.
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 ApologeticsSubscriber Access Only
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.
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Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
Willow Creek Promises Investigation Amid New Allegations Against Bill Hybels
“We are sorry,” elder board says as more women claim misconduct.
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