We recognize that evangelicalism, and white evangelicalism, in particular, has been susceptible to the heresy of Christian nationalism because of a long history of faith leaders accommodating white supremacy. We choose to speak out now because we do not want to be quiet accomplices in this on-going sin.
This subversive act flips the power dynamic.
We cannot continue believing that there is such a thing as personal sin that affects no one else but us.
None of the churches I have attended in my life ever denounced mental illness as fake or as a spiritual sin.