The aim of Recovering Evangelical is simple. Our movement represents a growing number of young evangelicals, post-evangelicals, and others in our generation who resonate with the transformational vision of Jesus of Nazareth, and who—together—are committed to bringing American Christianity into greater alignment with this vision.Read more ›
Articles by: Chris LaTondresse | Founder & CEO, Recovering Evangelical
LaTondresse is the Founder & CEO of Recovering Evangelical. Raised in the former Soviet Union as the son of American missionary parents, he spent his young-adult years serving at bible camps, mega-churches and working in politics for a Democratic Member of Congress and for the Republican Governor of Minnesota. These experiences provided him with a global outlook and a commitment to the idea that God is not a Republican or a Democrat.
The Pew Forum on Religion in Public Life recently released a report detailing the religious make-up of the 112th Congress, the most recently elected group of Congressional leaders. Those familiar with the religious demographics of the U.S. Congress in previous years will see that little has changed.Read more ›
While it’s true that Michael Jackson’s life was weighed down by loss, tragedy, and a string of unfortunate personal decisions, its precisely this brokenness that grounded his idealism, saving his music from being too naïve, too optimistic, and ultimately disconnected from realty. The inescapable pain of his personal life experiences gave birth to music that offered the world an opportunity to explore its own brokenness and—more importantly—an invitation to transcend it.Read more ›
A survey conducted by the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life recently found that white evangelical Christians are more likely to support torture than people who rarely or never attend religious services. What in God’s name are they teaching in American seminaries these days?Read more ›
Two years ago Ted Haggard’s sex scandal sent shockwaves through the evangelical world. Once named by TIME Magazine as one of the 25 Most Influential Evangelicals in America, Haggard left his megachurch in Colorado Springs in disgrace, and resigned his post at the President of the National Association of Evangelicals.Read more ›