A new survey found that almost half of evangelical leaders have been “canceled” by others who disagree with their points of view.
According to the survey, which was conducted by the Board of Directors of the National Association of Evangelicals, 48 percent of evangelical leaders say they “have been disinvited, blacklisted or excluded by others as a way of expressing their disapproval for the leader or the leader’s point of view.”
“Cancel culture is the practice of excluding any person, organization, or work as a way of expressing disapproval. While it is important to be clear about unacceptable behavior and unorthodox positions, this phenomenon makes it difficult to have meaningful, vulnerable, and open dialogue about the real challenges that we face,” Walter Kim, president of the National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), explained.
“As a society, we need to find a way to hold individuals and organizations accountable for their actions, but not punish…