Where do you draw the line between those whom you could call 'evangelicals' and those who are not? I have tended to call myself a 'conservative' evangelical on the basis that some who call themselves evangelicals no longer believe those doctrines which are traditionally associated with evangelicalism? Personally I don't like the term 'conservative' because it hints at a rigid mindset. I wonder if the term 'confessional evengelical' might be more helpful, implying a belief that being an evangelical involves subscribing to a given set of doctrines. One of those doctrines that I see as drawing a line between those who are evangelical and those who are not is that of penal substitution.
I am really enjoying reading Greg Gilbert's little book What is the Gospel? In it he writes the following: