Alabama passed the toughest abortion law in the United States. This is a look at that law which evangelicals support – with the exception of Pat Robertson. This post also looks at why evangelicals are not pro-life, where as the Roman Catholic Church can claim to be pro-life. Also in winning a war it should be stated that many evangelicals are driving young people away from Christianity due to their political engagement. Continue reading
Rachel Held Evans died on Saturday May 4, 2019. This is a post about her death, and why it will hit many people so hard. Rachel in many ways is someone who is irreplaceable. But the work that she started can be carried on by those who loved her. And that is what we must remember during this difficult time. Continue reading
Rachel Held Evans was an immensely talented writer. This post will introduce you to some of her blog posts. We lost an incredible person over the weekend. I will do more analysis of her impact on a follow up post. Continue reading
After a century of efforts the United States Senate passes a bill that makes lynching a federal hate crime. When it is learned that the bill will extend protections for LGBT individuals and protect them from hate crimes, Liberty Counsel gets to work. Mathew Staver opposed the bill and worked to prevent gays, lesbians and others excluded from the legislation. Blow back was swift and direct. This blog would like to ask if its family values of Liberty Counsel to support the lynching of gays?
Chris Stroop wrote an article that looks at highlights of ExEvangelcials in the year of 2018. This is a brief post encouraging people to read about this movement. “The Dones” are growing with time. Continue reading
At the Baptist News Global there was an op-ed by Mark Wingfield. The article looked at why the evangelical Christian church needs to admit when its wrong. This is a theme I keep bumping up against here. In addition Mark addresses areas where there should be discussion. This article raises some issues that honestly need to be discussed.
Two recent articles in the Washington Post that deal with white evangelicals and Donald Trump stand out and deserve to be raised. In the context of white evangelicals and politics these address issues in regards to the culture wars in different contexts of the border wall, and the traditional story of David and Goliath. Continue reading