What does it mean to be “evangelical”? What must you believe? What must you reject? Can you be an evangelical Christian and believe…
- …in evolution?
- …that Hell is only temporary?
- …that people from other religions can be saved without even knowing it?
- …that the atonement is not about God’s wrath being poured out on Jesus in our place?
- …that Scripture is errant?
Many evangelicals would say “no” to most—maybe even all—of these. That’s why, in an attempt to protect the name of evangelicalism, some prominent leaders within evangelicalism have made it their responsibility to publicly denounce those with whom they disagree on issues like these.