Category: Church

In Protest of the Protestant Art Ethic

By Tegan Brozyna I was fortunate to earn my art degree at a faith-based college that was serious about both art and faith. I vividly remember my first art course in college; we were...

The Institutional Crisis of Evangelicalism

By John Seel In moments of institutional crisis, it is easy to respond in such a way as to make matters worse. Panic does not lead to wise decisions. Many evangelical organizations are facing...

Costly Grace

An interview with Rev. Rob Schenck By Kristyn Komarnicki “One of my favorite moments in the Gospels is when Jesus told his disciples what would be the hallmark of a Christian: ‘By this shall...

I’m Going With Crazy

5 radical ways the church can provide real community for the sexual and gender minorities in their midst By Tim Timmerman   I am finding myself weary of the in-between space I feel I...

The Millennial Exodus

Editor’s Note: This week, we are reposting ESA staff selections of the most memorable articles of 2017. Today’s selection was chosen by John Seel, Director of New Copernican Conversations. John writes: The evangelical church,...

The Millennial Exodus

By Carolyn Custis James “Christianity has an image problem among American youth.” –David Kinnaman, Barna Group In his ominously-titled book, The End of White Christian America, Robert P. Jones (CEO, Public Religion Research Institute) chronicles the decline...