Not everything liberal grows in Oregon soil

Wheaton professor Alan Jacobs writes, “the future of liberal Protestantism is even dicier than we have realized. In a region where liberal churches should be thriving, they are dying, and where evangelicals should be relegated to the margins, they are taking center stage.”  What is this region he is referring to?  Our own Pacific Northwest.  His comments come in response to reading James Wellman’s Evangelical vs. Liberal: The Clash of Christian Cultures in the Pacific Northwest. To read more of Jacob’s post click here.

For another good discussion, see Matthew Sutton’s article in Books & Culture.

Posted on February 16, 2011, in Culture, The Modern Church, Theology and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. Do liberal church grow in any soil longer than a short season or two? 😉

    OK, yes, San Francisco. Otherwise….

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