All posts by Matthew Stokes

Matthew Stokes is a writer and college instructor from Birmingham, Alabama. His work has appeared in the University Bookman, the Bulwark, and the Gospel Coalition. He spends his free time wrangling two fussy old dogs and organizing a closet full of sport coats that he never wears. Follow him on Twitter: @yellingstopal.

Against Evangelical Minimalism

For all the criticism of evangelical opulence – it’s palatial megachurches and crass prosperity gospel – the truth is that most evangelical churches remain humble and relatively small. One 2017 analysis of Lifeway data showed that the overwhelming majority of...

/ June 15, 2020