When Religion Becomes Idolatry

Yes, I am talking about white supremacy, but the kind comfortably ensconced in a leather chair smoking a cigar. I am talking about xenophobia, but the kind safely domesticated behind a white picket fence. I am talking about homophobia, the kind that scapegoats before an audience of well-dressed parishioners.

New Name, Same Mission

 “It was the right name—for a time. But the social environment is so different,” says Ron Sider, Founder and President-emeritus.  In the wake of the Trump presidency, ‘evangelical’  has become increasingly  conflated with certain political movements that don’t accurately reflect the values ESA was founded upon and has held for almost 50 years.