The Toxic Nature of Evangelical Masculinity

Many years ago, back when I was an evangelical pastor in the Portland, OR area in the United States, we used to attend a “Great Commission” conference every year at a large church near Salem, OR. What I recall about that conference the most was how the pastor shared insights of how he had successfully built such a large church, even though it was located in the midst of a fairly small, rural town. The church had…