2 Evangelical Megachurches. 2 Weeks. For Inclusion. #GodIsMoving

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Over the last year, I have been completely devoted to working for the cause of LGBTQ equality, acceptance, and inclusion in the society and in the Church. When I first jumped in to full time activism, I didn't expect to see much movement on this issue among my fellow evangelicals. From where I sat, as a student in one of Americas leading Bible Institutes at the time, evangelicalism seemed to have planted its flag deep into the ground on this issue. No evangelicals would even support civil … [Read more...]

Hope for Ferguson, Hope for Us All

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Tonight, our nation sits in shock. Some sit before their television screens speechless. Others are moved in a wave of emotions to the streets of Ferguson, D.C., Chicago, New York, and many other cities across out nation, expressing their confusion and pain to our nation and our world. Others, like me, sit at our computers, wondering what, if  anything we can do in this moment to be a voice of justice in the midst of such a chaotic situation.Tonight, on my way home from a movie, a friend a … [Read more...]

Why I Support The Presidents Executive Action On Immigration

The internet and news networks have been blowing up for the past 24 hours as news got out that on Thursday night, President Obama will announce an executive action that will shield up to 5 million immigrants from deportation. This decision has come after many noted attempts to pass immigration reform that have been blocked time and time again by Republicans in Congress. As Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberties Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention noted, … [Read more...]

The Future of Seminaries

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I am currently sitting in a beautiful retreat center on the top of a massive hill in San Anselmo, California on the stunning campus of San Francisco Theological Seminary, a seminary of the Presbyterian Church (USA).I have been invited here, along with 150 faith leaders, to be a part of the launch of the seminaries new Center for Innovation in Ministry, the newest effort of the seminary to prepare innovative Christian leaders to minister effectively in our rapidly evolving world.I was f … [Read more...]

God is Green: Evangelicals Are Taking A Stand on Climate Change

Yesterday, I was interviewed by my friends at NPR on the recent growing trend of Evangelicals taking a stand on climate change. Check out the report and interview below!"On Wednesday, the Environmental Protection Agency wrapped up two days of public hearings on its proposed climate rule that would curb carbon emissions from the nation's powers plants.The comment sessions drew an audience more diverse than the usual make-up of energy executives, coal lobbyists, and environmental … [Read more...]

A Final Word on the Middle Eastern Crisis

The past week has been a turbulent one on the Revangelical blog. After posting three articles that called for peace, an end to evangelical Zionism, and the need to look beyond what the news is telling you in order to get a more complete picture of what is occurring in Israel, I have received countless comments, tweets, and messages from people either expressing gratitude for a fresh perspective on this situation or utter disgust that I would use my blog to suggest anything other than the … [Read more...]


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