What I’m Reading: Who Is An Evangelical? By Thomas Kidd

Thomas Kidd: “Historically, the evangelical movement was defined by the message of conversion and eternal salvation, not partisan politics.”

Trump and the Evangelicals

Phil Bair: To condemn evangelicals for voting for President Donald Trump automatically supports whoever will run against him.

Donald Trump and the ‘Electrification’ of the Church

President Donald Trump alludes that evangelical pastors credited with him church growth and said that the Church has never been so ‘electrified.’

Skillet’s John L. Cooper on Young Christian Influencers Leaving the Faith

John L. Cooper: “It is time for the church to rediscover the preeminence of the Word. And to value the teaching of the Word. We need to value truth over feeling.”

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.

Franklin Graham’s Dangerous Double Standards

Adam Graham: Due to Franklin Graham’s prominence, he’s being held up as proof we Christians are all hypocrites by secularists and atheists.  And you don’t have to be a radical atheist to see the unfairness of holding Trump to a lower standard than the church holds the average person.

The Systematic Evangelical Mind

Collin Brendemuehl: Everybody thinks systematically including evangelicals.  We interpret everything around us according to our frame of reference, which is certainly more than a mere mental state.

Timothy Gloege Gets Evangelicals Wrong

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.

Prayer and Fasting to Prevent the Impeachment of Donald Trump?

Shane Vander Hart: Christian psychologist and radio personality Dr. James Dobson called for a day of prayer and fasting in order to prevent the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump. Is this something we should pray for?

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.

What A Reformed Perspective Can Teach Fundamentalists and Premillennial Evangelicals

Collin Brendemuehl: There is a lot of good reading in Kuiper’s works. The premillennial theologian might learn something for his correction and improvement.

Politics and Our Christian Witness

Shane Vander Hart: As Christians participate in the public square what does our participation say about our witness for Jesus Christ?

Bob Vander Plaats: Focus on Cultural Transformation, Not Politics (Video)

Bob Vander Plaats: “The Gospel of Jesus Christ is much bigger than any candidate and much bigger than any political party and it should not be reduced to such.”

Ben Sasse: The Challenges We Face Are Bigger Than Government

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse (R-NE), speaking in Des Moines, IA, highlighted three problems that Americans face in the future that government can not fix.

About The Most Segregated Hour of the Week

Sunday morning is described as the most segregated time in the week. Shane Vander Hart discusses why that is and shares five thoughts on how to address it.

Four Quick Thoughts About Charlottesville

Shane Vander Hart provides some thoughts about the violent clash between Alt-Right protestors and Antifa counter-protestors in Charlottesville, VA.