‘Progressive’ Christianity: Even Shallower Than the Evangelical Faith I Left

Mar 8, 2021 by

by Ian Harber, The Gospel Coalition:

In John 6, Jesus’s hard teaching causes a large number of his followers to abandon him. After they leave, Jesus asks his remaining disciples, “Do you want to go away as well?” (v. 67). Peter, whom I assume is heartbroken and embarrassed from seeing so many he knows leave the one he calls Lord, speaks up: “Lord, to whom shall we go? You have the words of eternal life, and we have believed, and have come to know, that you are the Holy One of God” (vv. 68–69).

This is my story, too. I’ve walked in both shoes: the shoes of those who deserted and the shoes of Peter who couldn’t leave, no matter how hard it seemed to stay. I was an #exvangelical who left the faith of my youth for “progressive Christianity.” Then I returned. Here’s my #revangelical story.

Read here

See also:

Is Your Church or Denomination Drifting? by Trevin Wax, The Gospel Coalition

American Evangelical Christianity: A Failed Movement? by Roger E Olson, Patheos

Pivoting to Surrender: A Warning for All Christiansby Albert Mohler

War On Christian Orthodoxy Never Endsby Rod Dreher, The American Conservative


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