Tagged: politics

Evangelical—When a Good Word Goes Bad

by Carolyn Custis James Anyone who has a finger on the pulse of American evangelicalism has to be wondering if the patient will survive. During the current presidential election cycle, American evangelicalism has suffered...

The Jesus Revolution

by Brian Zahnd You say you want a revolution Well, you know, we all want to change the world —The Beatles During the heady days of the Jesus Movement there was a pervasive conviction...

Be Curious, not Cool

And 16 other pieces of life-affirming advice to young people from Ken Burns by J. Nicole Morgan Ken Burns gave the commencement speech at Stanford University in June. Addressing our current political climate, he...

Think Different

The Rise of the New Copernicans by John Seel Life is spherical. It is lived in 3D. It is better understood from lived experience than from abstractions. It is messy, provisional, and intrinsically relational....

Not This Evangelical

by Sarah Withrow King This won’t be another article about how Trump or Sanders or Clinton don’t or do or might resonate with “evangelical voters,” why or why not, or who is more or...

God’s Economy of Togetherness

by J. Mark Bowers During an election year, everyone is an expert on the economy—from billionaire businessmen and career politicians to your high school Facebook friends. For many Republicans, the free market is the...

Calling All Daniels (and Esthers)

Coming of age in an age that needs spiritual heroes by John Seel Young people need role models. Young people look for examples of faith in the halls of power. Instead, divorce, scandal, and...