Hope For, But Not In, Evangelicalism

Originally posted on Jared Stacy:
I still believe the best days for Evangelicalism are ahead, not behind. But I say this well aware that Evangelicalism in the United States is experiencing a multi-faceted crisis of identity. We cannot reduce God to a movement, but our attempts to do just that are being exposed in the…

The Moral Character of Public Officials: Remembering January 6

Originally posted on Real Church Life:
Photo by MIMICA Rgbstock “In 1998, the Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protestant denomination in the United States, passed, what they called, a Resolution On Moral Character Of Public Officials. If it had been followed, Trump would have been kept out of office in 2016 and evangelicals would have…

Why I’m Here

Originally posted on In the Thicket:
The SBC is in crisis. That’s not hyperbole, that’s not being overdramatic, that is fact. The denomination is facing it’s biggest threat ever, bigger than the conservative resurgence of the 80s. It needs prayer. Since my last post, two letters written by Russell Moore were leaked detailing his investigation…

Andrew McWilliams-Doty looks at evangelicals

People often get confused between the terms evangelical and fundamentalist. They mean two different things plus can be looking at three different evangelical groups.

What is happening in America to religion and to the language of faith

Writing about relationships, masculinity, philosophy and other analytical vagaries, Jaret Redfearn wonders why Americans are abandoning organised religion. For decades the United States American Government has been removing religious affiliations and cooperations from other public services, like schools. The founding fathers of the American nation were very religious and went to great lengths to protectContinue reading “What is happening in America to religion and to the language of faith”

One year ago people who said they love America stormed the Capitol

January the 6th of 2021 is a day America got to see and feel how frail democracy can really be.

Looking at 2021 in a nutshell

A brief overview of what is most noteworthy to remember about the 2021 events.

Christians close to falling below 50pc in England

As in other industrialised countries, Great Britain is feeling the loss in its churches after the first year of CoViD isolations and lockdown.

The MAGAs and the Man

Originally posted on Emanuel Goldstein:
Everyone who reads knows that historians who specialize in the twentieth-century totalitarian regimes are split on whether the new so-called populism of the once-and-future American dictator, and autocrats like him such as Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro and Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, is properly deemed “fascism” or not. Most say no,…

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