In the Washington Post there is a column on why millennials are walking away from religion for good. Many are finding that they do not need church or religion. After all do you need church for community? Millennials would say no. This is a thought provoking column that adds some thoughts to the discussion about the dones. Continue reading
Michael Gerson wrote a column at the Washington Post the other day which created a lot of attention on social media. The post dealt with why white evangelicals should be afraid. Their embrace of politics and Trump has come with a large trade off: Many people in the 18 to 29 age bracket are rejecting evangelicalism and walking away. Continue reading
A comment left on Julie Roys blog back in May leads to a post. What do you do when you have been inside the system and you start to realize that you have been misled? What do you do when the person you follow and all the “James-isms” make you realize that you have been burned. Some people recover, but I would suggest many people will not. Continue reading
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
This is an article that reflects on an older post from Mike Anderson who led The Resurgence at Mars Hill in Seattle. What do you do when religion leads you to places that are dark and to behaviors just as destructive as alcoholism or drug addiction? This also reflects on what I have seen in my own life. Continue reading
In an interview recently Franklin Graham said that Donald Trump is a “defender of the Christian faith.” That received a lot of attention and a response from the atheist community. Shortly after that took place Newsweek had a cover story that examines the dying relationship between younger evangelicals and politics. Young evangelicals are walking away from the church in bulk because they are sick of the politics.
This is the final post at The Wondering Eagle for 2017. In a year filled with pain and loss I wrote 300 posts about the Evangelical Free Church of America (EFCA), Neo-Calvinism, The Gospel Coalition, 9 Marks, Redeemer Arlington, and also atheism and secular humanism. This is an overview of the top posts and my personal favorites. Also I discuss what is coming in 2018. In January The Wondering Eagle is going to look at a dark Acts 29 situation in the United States. Continue reading