Shaming God: Embarrassing Evangelicals

Sometimes it is downright embarrassing to be an evangelical. Oh, I’m not the least bit afraid to speak the name of Jesus, or to tell others that I’m a person of faith. What shames me is that in claiming the name of Jesus I immediately become associated with some of the most judgmental people: Evangelicals in [Read More…]

In the trenches with teens

Editor’s note: I asked a gal who is raising teens to review Kenda Dean’s Almost Christian book. Jennifer’s review folos. Almost Christian, by Kenda Creasy Dean Reviewed by Jennifer Pursley Kenda Creasy Dean’s Almost Christian is a response to a longitudinal study by Christian Smith and Melinda Denton at Notre Dame University.  Dean helped with [Read More…]