A Southern Baptist seminary president says churches are to blame when young people leave the fold to follow another faith tradition.

Published in Theology
Monday, 05 January 2015 06:05

What I have said about torture since 2006

Reviewing my engagement against torture since 2006, in light of Christian complicity and the Senate CIA report. 

Globalization, the Internet and terrorism have awakened many American Christians to the history and contributions of Eastern forms of the faith, experts say.

Published in Theology

Experts cite various reasons — including worship style and influence of younger generations — for Pew poll finding that most Americans have warm feelings for evangelical Christians. The poll also found that Jews and Catholics are held in high esteem.

Published in Social Issues
Tuesday, 22 July 2014 13:37

Owning up to our flaws

There’s a problem with the simplistic worldview that American evangelicalism has spawned.

Published in Commentaries
Tuesday, 22 April 2014 13:55

That pesky word ‘Evangelical’

A road map to what the term “evangelical” means, and why progressive evangelicalism still holds great appeal to this author and many others.  

Joel Osteen is either the future of American evangelicalism or an illustration of its captivity to a form of religion more akin to American enterprise than Christian theology, says Bill Leonard.

Published in Theology