Les Miserables 84: Corinth

Last time we saw Enjolras and friends heading off to war.  Their group picked up several recruits along the way, including Gavroche, Mabeuf, and an older man whose identity no one was clear on.  They had intended to go to Saint-Merry and make a barricade there.  But, as Victor Hugo notes, mobs don’t go where…

This Is What American Evangelicalism Could Be

This is what evangelicalism in the United States could be. This is what it should be. Alas, it will never be.  Not as long as the Al Mohlers and John MacArthurs of the world have their way. There is an organization in the UK called the Evangelical Alliance.  This is an organization which seeks to…

A Crazy Week in CCM

This past week has been one of the craziest weeks in CCM (that’s Contemporary Christian Music–a GINORMOUS industry in the universe of evangelicalism) in a long time. It all started when Gungor, a Dove Award (not to be confused with the Dove Bar or Dove Soap, this is CCM’s version of the Grammys) winning group…

RHE on Why We Need Feminism

Today I wish to direct your attention to a post by Rachel Held Evans. Don’t freak, people.  That exploding sound you hear is perfectly normal whenever the word feminism is mentioned in evangelical circles. Some of you, depending on your political/theological commitments, will disagree with some of the reasons RHE gives.  But several of these…