TWENTY YEARS AWAY The Real Reason I Came Back to the Catholic Church (by SES Alumna, Mitzi Fields)

Introduction There are several Catholic converts from Southern Evangelical Seminary that did not, for one reason or another, have their stories included in Evangelical Exodus. Some were for personal reasons, but most were simply unavailable at the time, or had not yet begun or completed their journeys across the Tiber. Some of these converts have reached out to me…

Southern Evangelical Seminary’s Disappointing Response

Introduction I knew that sooner or later Southern Evangelical Seminary would respond to Evangelical Exodus. While disagreement and perhaps even opposition was expected (albeit unnecessary), SES’s reaction was disappointing in numerous ways. I had hoped that a school claiming to be committed to teaching people to “think clearly, critically, and rationally while engaging people in meaningful dialogue” would have…

The Authors’ Appreciation for SES

As the release date for the book draws near, rumors of criticism and reports of fears concerning its charitable nature have been expressed by some close to the authors of the book who are associated with Southern Evangelical Seminary. This is completely understandable, as books written by religious “ex’s” are often full of rancor and seem designed to tear…