Know Your Evangelicals: Charles Colson

Name: Charles “Chuck” ColsonWhy you’ve heard of him: Colson was Richard Nixon’s “hatchet man” and spent seven months in prison for Watergate-related charges. Entered Alabama’s Maxwell Prison in 1974 as a new Christian and became a staunch advocate for . . . . Continue Reading »

Know Your Evangelicals: Albert Mohler

Name: R. Albert Mohler, Jr.Why you should know him: Oft-quoted for his views on cultural and religious issues. called Dr. Mohler the “reigning intellectual of the evangelical movement in the U.S.”Denomination: Southern BaptistPosition: President and Professor of Christian . . . . Continue Reading »

Know Your Evangelicals: John Piper

Name: John PiperWhy you’ve heard of him: Dr. Piper is one of the most influential and popular preacher/authors in American evangelicalism.Position: Senior Pastor of Bethlehem Baptist Church in Minneapolis, MN; Host of the daily radio program Desiring God; Founder of Desiring God . . . . Continue Reading »

Know Your Evangelicals

Several years ago I started an blog series that provided brief profiles of influential evangelicals. The purpose was to help those who may see a name mentioned by the media—Albert Mohler, Richard Land, Jim Wallis—but not know  about them or why they are significant.At the instigation . . . . Continue Reading »