Tag Archives: Evangelical Christianity

The Great Evangelical Christian Impasse

I think that I’ve mentioned before in this forum that a relative took me on a tour of his church’s newly constructed “praise center” roughly a decade or so ago. I had been removed from my childhood evangelical faith for … Continue reading

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Evangelicalism Sans Inerrancy?

Andy Stanley, a megachurch Evangelical minister (and the son of Southern Baptist minister Charles Stanley) has ignited what may ultimately prove to be a firestorm in the Evangelical faith by contending that Christians, at least, the vast majority of those … Continue reading

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When Halloween Was a Celebration Rather than a Calamity

With each passing day, America is coming to resemble a deep, yawning booby hatch. I was reminded of that this morning reading about the efforts of the University of Florida’s Bias and Education Response Team to provide 24/7 counseling to students … Continue reading

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Outgrowing American Christianity

The very perceptive pastor and writer John Pavlovitz recent posted a piece on Huffington Post titled “My Emancipation from American Christianity.” It’s an interesting and deeply thought-provoking read, and I agree with it up to a point. I abandoned the … Continue reading

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Coming Home to Tradition

I’m one of those rather odd birds who never connected with his childhood faith tradition —in my case, evangelical Christianity. Don’t misunderstand me.  There is much to admire about this faith tradition.  It transformed the American frontier, partly by spreading … Continue reading

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