What is an Evangelical today? In this episode, Christian, Amy, and friends talk about evangelicals and evangelicalism. White Evangelicals were largely responsible for getting Trump elected. This seems very strange (to some of us), considering he is considered neither a Christian nor a moral person. … Read more about What is an Evangelical Today?
No Need for Sunday: A Theory on the Making of Donald Millers
Far be it from me to theorize about a person, or make that person a type...but I'm going to for the sake of trying to process a couple things that appear to be endemic to evangelicalism as a church culture. I should say that while I haven't read much of his work, I like Donald Miller and this post … Read more about No Need for Sunday: A Theory on the Making of Donald Millers
Justin Lee on Rescuing the Gospel from the Gay-vs.-Christians Debate
After a delightful anecdote about Christian's daughter and a painful listen to the worst version of "O Holy Night" ever recorded, Christian and Jordan welcome Justin Lee, founder of the Gay Christian Network and author of Torn: Rescuing the Gospel from the Gays-vs.-Christians Debate, to the … Read more about Justin Lee on Rescuing the Gospel from the Gay-vs.-Christians Debate
HBC Top 11 Blogs of 2011
Here are the top 11 blogs of Homebrewed Christianity in 2011 : 1. Theology Nerd Book Survey 2. That’s “Too Gay” – Brian Ammons’ Banned Chapter from Baptimergent 3. Your First Steps into Biblical Universalism… 4. 31 Reasons I Left Evangelicalism and Became a Progressive But Not a … Read more about HBC Top 11 Blogs of 2011
Goosing Emergents into the Mainline
Back Ground : Brandon Morgan attended the Wild Goose Festival and came away with some concerns/critiques that were posted at Roger Olson’s website and responded to by Tony Jones with some great new suggestions . Tripp and I had some fun recording a Theology Nerd Throw-down (TNT) last week where … Read more about Goosing Emergents into the Mainline
David Fitch and the Great Emergence
I was on a long road trip over the past two weeks and one thing that was stuck in my head while I drove was an article by David Fitch. He is an Anabaptist and had just come back from an event with Phyllis Tickle. The part of his post that kept coming to mind was this: Phyllis sees a Christianity … Read more about David Fitch and the Great Emergence
Žižek and Evangelical Christianity–The End of Evangelicalism?
- From Deacon Fackenthal David E. Fitch’s new book, The End of Evangelicalism?, brings together about the two most unlikely conversation partners I could imagine–Slavoj Žižek and American Evangelicalism. And it does so with surprisingly good results. I have to admit, since I don’t really … Read more about Žižek and Evangelical Christianity–The End of Evangelicalism?