Category - Evangelicalism

  • 26 Mar 2013

    Ekklesia's co-director Jonathan Bartley appeared on BBC Radio 4's 'Beyond Belief' programme on Monday 25 March 2013, discussing the history, nature and challenges of (and to) evangelicalism within Christianity.

  • 27 Aug 2012

    The number of US congregations that host worship services at more than one physical location has grown to more than 5,000 in the last decade.

  • 15 Feb 2012

    According to census figures, some 600,000 French residents are members of evangelical churches, with 460,000 regularly practicing; a ten-fold increase on 1950.

  • 2 Aug 2011

    Though I ended up disagreeing with him fairly significantly on pacifism, the interpretation of the atonement, homosexuality and capital punishment, I remain grateful beyond words for the life, work and example of evangelical Anglican leader John R W Stott, who died aged 90 last week.

  • 2 Aug 2011

    Tributes from from Christians of widely differing backgrounds across the world have been pouring in for British evangelical leader John Stott, who died last week.

  • 7 Mar 2011

    A Michigan based pastor-author is stirring up a heated debate about hell among his fellow American evangelicals, says Martin Marty. In a curious way it shows that evangelicalism's theology as well as its politics can still attract a response from wider, often baffled, publics.

  • 5 May 2010

    The role of religion in the general election is far from straightforward. Politicians and the media need to recognise the diversity of religious engagement with politics on a much wider range of issues than they sometimes seem to notice.

  • 2 Feb 2010

    In the past, US social and political commentators overlooked revivalism as a source of radical critique of society, says Martin Marty. Now we need to notice that it is the radical evangelicalism of Jim Wallis and Sojourners which is offering a moral and values-based challenge to 'capitalist economics as usual'.

  • 17 Sep 2009

    Ten leading evangelical theologians of the 21st century will be plenary speakers at a major US conference addressing the role of evangelicals in the public square this Autumn.

  • 8 Jul 2009

    Destructive division and disunity among Christians, not least evangelicals, is not merely a 'church matter', says David Coffey. It is a counter-witness which contributes to terrible division and sometimes violence in the world.