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Why More Evangelical Women Are Breaking Their Silence

Grace Chapel’s decision to allow female elders is part of a shift in evangelicalism toward fuller inclusion of women.

The Reluctant Patron Saint of Asian-American Christianity

The evangelical leader could revitalize Asian American Christianity — if only he would own his ethnic identity.

Why I Kissed Evangelism Goodbye

You have to learn to listen to other people’s stories as if your salvation depended on it.

After Evangelical Virgins Marry, Then What?

According to one sociologist, evangelical men who wait struggle to talk about sex inside of marriage.

What I Left Behind from My Childhood Faith

Why I’m grateful that I grew up believing the world was about to end.

How Millennial Evangelicals See the Israeli-Palestine Conflict

Millennial Christians are developing views of Israel that are distinct from their parents’ pro-Israel perspective. Here’s why.

When I Wanted More Online Traffic, I Went Evangelical

It’s easy to manipulate divisions within Christianity to benefit a career. It’s harder — and far better — to foster thoughtful conversations.

Evangelical Employers Can Discern Without Discriminating

Do Christian organizations need to be exempt from anti-discrimination policies?

Republicans Woo Evangelical Base with GOPfaith.com

New Republican outreach website unabashedly seeks to re-engage its evangelical base in preparation for the upcoming midterms.

Awaiting Supreme Court’s Hobby Lobby Ruling, Public Favors Contraception Mandate

In the showdown over Obamacare, the core legal question is whether a private company has religious rights.

Atheist or Believer? Frank Schaeffer Is a Bit of Both

Frank Schaeffer’s new book embraces the fuzziness and confusion of being an atheist who believes in God.

Why Would a Fundamentalist Christian Become an Atheist?

Our data-driven conversation about religion obscures more than it reveals about the nature of belief and non-belief.

True Love Waits . . . and Waits . . . and Waits

In an era of delayed marriage and open sexuality, how does advice to “wait until marriage” still make sense?

American Universities Have a Sexual Ethics Problem. Why They Need a Religious Solution

Sex crimes and hookup culture are widespread problems at American universities — with the exception of evangelical campuses.

Why I Want to Be Culturally Evangelical

I’ve lost my faith. Do I have to lose my heritage, too?

Fundamentalist Arguments Against Fundamentalism

The all-or-nothing approach to the Bible used by skeptics and fundamentalists alike is flawed.

Dear Evangelicals, Please Reconsider Your Fight Against Gay Rights

A journalist and longtime observer of American religious culture offers some advice to his evangelical friends.

Why Catholics See the Bible Differently than Protestants

The story behind the Catholic approach to Scripture.

What C.S. Lewis’ Marriage Can Tell Us About the Gay Marriage Controversy

Why “welcome and wanted” is a biblical response to gay and lesbian couples in evangelical churches.

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World Vision’s Gay Marriage Flip-Flop Reflects Evangelical Angst

From Chick-fil-A to Phil Robertson to World Vision, evangelicalism is embroiled in a public struggle over how to respond to the growing acceptance of homosexuality.