Collin Brendemuehl is a graduate of Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Grace College of the Bible (now Grace University). His ministry involvement has included extensive local church educational improvement and inner city work with World Impact. He speaks on apologetic issues of science, church education, and the changing role of evangelism in the local church. His writing has also been featured on First Things and Servants of Grace. He is married to his beautiful wife Virginia, and has two great sons. He and his family reside in Ohio.
America’s Last Christian Generation?
Collin Brendemuehl: Could this be the last generation of well-meaning evangelicals in the US? There’s a good chance of it.
Reflecting on “Suicide of the West” by Jonah Goldberg
Collin Brendemuehl: Jonah Goldberg’s work is useful. It’s a little short-sighted in its rejection of Burke. He paints a proper picture of the swamp. He understands the problem of Marx and Darwin in politics. And he clarifies the conservative principle well that economic class is mutable.
Are We Witnessing Hollywood Conservative Streak in Avengers: Infinity War?
Collin Brendemuehl: In Avengers: Infinity War there is a subtext of honesty that conservatives should recognize and acknowledge. It’s something we’ve been looking forward to seeing for several decades. I dare say that this movie is making pro-life overtures.
Collin Brendemuehl: All of us who are evangelical — pentecostal, fundamental, reformed, Anabaptist — we all share in something that lets us fellowship. Of course, we don’t agree on all of it. But we do share in Christ and common core truths.
Collin Brendemuehl: Just two hundred years of church history says a great deal about who we are. The more history we read the more we understand ourselves. With the proper attitude, the more this understanding can help us correct ourselves and fix our errors.
Why Do Evangelicals Tend to Be Politically Conservative?
Collin Brendemuehl: It is not that conservatism and evangelicalism go hand-in-hand. There is no theological or political bond between them. Evangelicalism existed before conservatism and will exist after it is gone.