A closed-door meeting of some 50 evangelical leaders gives the Rev. Dr. Steve Harper a glimmer of hope that the pernicious influence of politics on American Christianity can be reversed. more

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The Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas sympathizes with national religion reporter Peggy Wehmeyer on her feeling drawn to a "divorce" from American evangelicalism. more

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Retired Bishop William B. Lewis provides a history lesson on the evolution of today's "evangelical" movement. more

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"Evangelicals" have been held up to scorn and scrutiny in the media recently, but their public disgrace prompts Cynthia B. Astle to counsel compassion for them rather than revenge. more

Views from a Ridge 3 Comments

The passing of Billy Graham and Jesus' confrontation with Satan in the wilderness led the Rev. Jim Harnish to some reflections on the version of Christianity that is being promoted by Billy's son Franklin and other "evangelicals." more

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Roy Moore

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New generations of Christians are rejecting the white male authority model of evangelicalism because they can determine truth for themselves, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. more


Bible with Cross Shadow

“Bible with Cross Shadow,” David Campbell, Flickr C.C.

His understanding of Christian salvation today combines what he sees as the best of evangelical tradition with the best of progressive insights, writes the Rev. Morgan Guyton. more

Unpleasant Truth

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The movie "Silence" stops in its tracks the lies that good humans won’t suffer, writes the Rev. Dr. Christy Thomas. It strips away any surety that our right actions and beliefs will bring the results we want. more

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Open Table

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After his own unhappy experience with InterVarsity, which recently purged its staff of people who disagreed with its anti-LGBTQ stances, the Rev. Morgan Guyton invites inclusive campus ministries to form a network. more

Angry God

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Is God Offended by Our Sin?

As Lent approaches, the Rev. Morgan Guyton looks at two understandings of the nature of sin, and concludes that their interpretation isn't based so much on God's nature, but on our own. more

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Blocking Westboro Baptist Protest

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Evangelicals' condemnation of gays and lesbians violates everything good about the Gospel and about the life, death and resurrection of Jesus, writes the Rev. Christy Thomas. more

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