Creeds Blog, an online resource for Christianity, published an article that discusses the differences between evangelical and mainline denominations. The article provides a overview of the main points of disagreement between these two groups, and then offers some advice on how to navigate these differences.
The article starts by discussing evangelicalism’s roots in Protestantism. mainline denominations were founded later, and are more likely to be found in places like the Northeast United States.
Mainline denominations are more likely to emphasize theological education, while evangelicals are more likely to emphasize Bible study and prayer.
The article then goes on to discuss the main points of disagreement between evangelical and mainline denominations. Some of the main points of disagreement include:
-The role of Bible study in evangelical churches
-The role of theology in mainline churches
-Prayer in evangelical churches
-Sexual morality in evangelical churches
-Political involvement in mainline churches
The article offers some advice on how to navigate these differences. It suggests that evangelicals and mainline Christians should try to understand each other’s beliefs, and that both groups should try to respect each other’s beliefs.