All posts by James Walden

James Walden is the lead pastor at Riverside Community Church in Columbia, SC.

Niebuhr and Carson, Reconsidered

With the apparent imminent demise of American Christendom, the reaction among evangelicals has covered the gamut: from fight to flight to freeze to fawn. The panic might have increased, but the range hasn’t changed much. Over a decade ago, in...

/ February 3, 2023

Deconstruction and a Theology of the Cross

Over the past few years a large number of American Christians have shared that they have “deconstructed,” or are in the process of “deconstructing” their faith. The term is an interesting one. I’ve often wondered why “faith deconstruction” in particular...

/ July 13, 2022