USA Today featured an article called "Evangelical: Can the 'E-word' be saved?" I knew within seconds of the Ted Haggard announcement that the word Evangelical (which is a wonderful word rich with history and meaning - and describes my Christian tradition) would be under intense scrutiny.
Here is an excerpt, "Who's an evangelical? Until last year the answer seemed clear: Evangelical was the label of choice of Christians with conservative views on politics, economics and Biblical morality. Now the word may be losing its moorings, sliding toward the same linguistic demise that 'fundamentalist' met decades ago because it has been misunderstood, misappropriated and maligned."
Read the whole article here.