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Emergent and large

I came across this recent in the The Christian Century. The description of Jacob’s web does not seem to fit the usual prescription of an emergent church. Which is supposed to be small and democratically led. (flat leadership model) This … Continue reading

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the original emerging church

I am preparing for a couple of worship messages based on Act 2:42-44 and while browsing the religion section of a local bookstore I came across a great book find. A couple of dusty feet caught my eye.  They were … Continue reading

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the sometimes secret message of Jesus

OK I must admit that the title of Brian Mclaren’s new book The Secret Message of Jesus made me wince a bit. Just a bit but a wince nonetheless. With the gospel of Judas coming on the heals of Brian’s new … Continue reading

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a new kind of christianity on CBS news

Here is a link to a video of the CBS news piece about the emergent church including a brief piece with McLaren see here

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Brian McLaren and the secret message of jesus

Thanks to Elizabeth Potter for a heads up on this MCLAREN ON CBS EVENING NEWS. Emergent-church leader and The Secret Message of Jesus (W Publishing/Nelson) author Brian McLaren will be featured in a series on faith this week on CBS Evening News. The … Continue reading

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defining emergence

This morning I opened up my email inbox and there was this article about Driscoll defining emergent/emerging churches is a way "we can all understand" Monday Morning Insight Weblog: It has link to a PDF of an article by Mark in the … Continue reading

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driscoll aoplogizes for cheap shots

Mark Driscoll has issued a public apology for the pretty ugly comments he made about Brian Mclaren and Doug Pagitt on leadership journal blog. Here’s a clip of the apology I have come to see that my comments were sinful and in … Continue reading

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how long emergent? soon and very soon

I remember learning the song soon and very soon when I was a little kid coming up in the church. I remember discovering the sentiment in it was used by white Christians to placate blacks during slavery telling them that their reward, … Continue reading

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the emerging church and neophilia- Is the emergent conversation coming apart?

Is the emergent conversation coming apart and drifting into neophilia? Kester Brewin introduced the concept of neophilia in a series of posts on his blog ‘Neophilia’ -being in love with newness for newness’ sake. Neophilia is a revolutionary mode. It tries to effect … Continue reading

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what does the Emerging church stand for? Brian McLaren says …

Last week I got to hear Brian McLaren in a conversation with two other folks who are not embedded in the emerging church conversation discuss what’s emerging in the emerging church? When pressed to say what the Emergent folks think … Continue reading

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