While evangelical participation in and support for the Jan. 6 event profoundly saddens me, I’m not shocked by it either. Big-name preachers, ministry celebrities and political figures have stoked fear, resentment, and affront among my fellow believers for nearly half a century.
Evangelical leaders have a lot to repent for when it comes to Donald Trump. They made a deal with the devil and didn’t get nearly enough to show for it. Now they need to find a way back from the immoral wilderness — a move
The death spiral of evangelicalism has long been written about in both the religious and mainstream press. Scholar and pastor Ryan Burge thinks there is a bigger and possibly more important story in the data.
Jonathan Merritt argues that President Joe Biden’s agenda for his first 100 days matches up nicely with organizations such as World Relief, the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission, and the National Association of Evangelicals.
Decades after his death, White evangelicals finally came to recognize King’s contribution to American democracy and biblical justice. But during his lifetime, a large segment of the American church derided King and other activists and even resisted the aims of the civil rights movement.