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Answering Tough Questions about CRT, LGBTQ Issues, and Spiritual Formation.

By April 27, 2022June 2nd, 2022Theology2 min read

What do CGN leaders believe about things like Critical Race Theory, or how we should relate to those who identify as LGBTQ? Is talking about “spiritual formation” biblical, or does it open people up to unbiblical influences?

In this episode of the CGN Mission & Methods podcast, we answer some questions that you, our listeners, have sent in. I ask Brian Brodersen and Kellen Criswell questions related to some of the most pressing cultural issues of our day, including Critical Race Theory, Social Justice, LGBTQ issues, and more — giving them a chance to respond to your questions and share their thoughts on these matters.

Make sure to listen for a clip from Pastor Chuck Smith, in which he gives his take on racial prejudice and even white supremacy in the church.

The CGN Leadership Statement on Racism can be found here.

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Nick Cady is the lead pastor of White Fields Community Church in Longmont, Colorado. Within CGN, Nick is lead for the Cultivate Initiative, a member of the Expositors Collective team, host of the CGN Mission & Methods podcast, and member of the Executive Team.

Kellen Criswell M.A. previously served as Global Strategist of Calvary Global Network and In addition, Kellen has served as a worship pastor, assistant pastor, senior pastor, church planter, missionary and Bible college instructor.

Brian Brodersen is the co-senior pastor of Calvary Chapel Costa Mesa, California, and the president of Calvary Global Network. Brian also serves as chancellor of Calvary Chapel Bible College and director of Creation Fest (UK). Back to Basics Radio is Pastor Brian's online radio preaching and teaching ministry.