Today I give you this piece by Bryan Mealer at New Republic. It describes his story of growing up in evangelicalism, losing his faith, and finding it again in the world of the liberal mainlines.
Mealer’s story is not my story. I could probably never find rest in the world of the liberal mainlines, where they have their own unquestionable orthodoxies and if you dare to question then get over there with Donald Trump and all the devils of hell. But it is a moving account of one individual’s story of growing up evangelical, losing faith, and finding it again in another branch of the Christian tradition, one which echoes many of the post-evangelical themes I have written about here over the years.