David Gushee: Christians, Conflict and Change

RNS Best of 2017: After 30 years, a farewell column

By David P. Gushee — December 27, 2017

(RNS) — David Gushee closes his column to return to life as a scholar — leaving behind culture wars and the fights over and within evangelicalism.

After 30 years, a farewell column

By David P. Gushee — September 14, 2017

American Christianity’s divisions go all the way down

By David P. Gushee — September 5, 2017
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Charlottesville: What I said from the pulpit yesterday

By David P. Gushee — August 14, 2017

White supremacist Christian nationalism must be clearly repudiated by all followers of Jesus Christ.

We knew what we were doing: Gushee on Trump, 2015-2016

By David P. Gushee — August 7, 2017

We had every reason to know what kind of president Donald Trump would become.

When we agree on principles but still disagree

By David P. Gushee — July 25, 2017

Agreement on a principle is just the beginning of a moral conversation.

When the evangelical establishment comes after you

By David P. Gushee — July 17, 2017

(RNS) — Whatever abuse you take for standing with LGBTQ people is nothing compared to the abuse they suffer every day.

When the homeless and mentally ill wander into church

By David P. Gushee — July 11, 2017

(RNS ) — I admit my own discomfort about our homeless and mentally ill visitors.

It’s time to worry about leftist fundamentalism, too

By David P. Gushee — June 27, 2017

Liberal politics also shows alarming tendencies in our polarized culture.

My visit to the land of teenagers

By David P. Gushee — June 22, 2017

What I learned from a week at the beach with my church’s youth group.

‘The most fantastic association of men imaginable’

By David P. Gushee — May 30, 2017

What is activating and inflaming white supremacists right now?

Manchester: What kind of person does this?

By David P. Gushee — May 23, 2017

(RNS) Today, there are subcultures that train people to believe it is good and right to end one’s life by murdering children.

Telling the story of my departure from American evangelicalism

By David P. Gushee — May 9, 2017

In which the author announces a new memoir and a 3rd edition of Changing Our Mind.

The church’s surprising public contribution

By David P. Gushee — April 24, 2017

On moral formation, crisis care, and congregations that transcend American tribalism.

Frances FitzGerald on how evangelicals lost their way

By David P. Gushee — April 12, 2017

(RNS) When religious folk get entangled with secular politicians in the political arena, the politicians always win.

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