Exvangelicals and Progressive Christians, let’s have a little chat, shall we, hmmm? First, a clarification on where I stand. I am personally exvangelical (raised evangelical but am evangelical no more) but I’m professionally a Progressive Christian TM in my writing career. The reality is, of course, much more complicated, but for the sake of simplicity … Continue reading Ex-vangelicals & Progressive Christians – We Need to Talk about Trauma
For parents who grew up evangelical, it can be quite the ethical conundrum to justify the moral values espoused by the current president of the United States, whom 81% of white evangelicals put into power, to our children—a president who publicly boasts of demeaning women, inciting violence against vulnerable people, is arrogant, dishonest, lacks empathy, … Continue reading To Parent Forward is to Reject the Evangelicalism of my Childhood
There’s a lot at stake in conversations surrounding missions. Most missionaries have packed up their belongings and made a huge life-altering move to another side of the world—their change of address is transcontinental. They’ve likely fundraised from multiple churches and individuals, invested months and even years of their lives discerning their calling before going all-in … Continue reading Chau’s Death is a Tragedy of Arrogance and Hubris. Let’s Learn from His Mistakes.