BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -Brian McLaren, the minister known as a major spokesman of the Emerging Church movement for more than two decades, has attacked a Christian news outlet’s publication of an anti-Muslim diatribe. 199 more words
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My friend Sylvia lives in Australia, where church attitudes toward drinking (even in Baptist churches) are more relaxed than in the United States. Still, she recently told a story about how her daughter who is the same age as my daughter(21) attended a backyard barbecue held by a local emerging church youth leadership team. 646 more words
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Religious experience needs good theology the way a traveler needs a reliable map. A traveler with lots of enthusiasm but no map for the journey is a dangerous person to travel with.
Here’s a humorous, but mostly accurate, description of “You might be emergent if…” It’s from Kevin and Ted Kluck’s Why We’re Not Emergent (Moody, 2008). I have already said in other places that their book is my favorite anti-Emergent book, written without aggressive name-calling. 326 more words