Is There Hope for Evangelicalism in the Wake of World Vision?
The recent World Vision controversy ignited what amounts to a firestorm of anxiety on the Christian Internet about what it means to be evangelical. World Vision had announced a shift in its personnel policy, which would open employment to applicants who were legally married even to a same-gendered partner.
Evangelicalism’s loudest conservative voices issued denunciations and “farewells,” effectively excommunicating those who hold nuanced or progressive views on gay marriage.
Within forty-eight hours, World Vision announced it had rescinded… Read More