The Scandal of the Evangelical Conscience

Sider’s work was one of my Lenten books.  Daniel Clendinin writes in sum of the book: Drawing upon scientific polling from groups like Gallup and Barna, Sider takes the measure of American evangelicals on five data points: divorce, care for the poor, sexual infidelity, racism, and physical abuse in marriage. He is appalled. People who […]

Patrick and St. Patrick’s Day

Stealing from my boy Chris Martin, who is the real St. Patrick and when did St. Paddy’s become an excuse to drink ’till you puke? George Hunter provides an exceptional work in which he says that Patrick’s ‘way of evangelism’ is possible to imitate even and especially in our day. What was Patrick’s ‘way?’ […]