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The Path That Rocks

Is, or was, the emerging church merely a passing fad primarily for bored yuppies smugly unhappy with their conventional suburban churches and pining for a spiritual theater more hip and supposedly more relevant?

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Long Stack - The Shack and Windblown Media's Response

WINDBLOWN MEDIA’s RESPONSE TO IT’s CRITICS – A STUDY IN CONFLICT OF INTEREST

“Those who have been captured by this story are encouraged to search the Scriptures to see if these things are so and not trust us or the ravings of those who misinterpret this book, either threatened by its success, or those who want to ride on it to push their own fear-based agenda.”

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Good Friday Sermons

Holy Week marks a sharp uptick in visitors to this blog. In comments, messages, and emails I hear from fellow preachers who, like me, are daunted by the task of preparing the Good Friday sermon. 254 more words

Progressive Theology

Postmodern, Emerging Church?

My current understanding of the postmodern and emerging church is its desire to reject traditional Christianity and Christianity’s historic doctrines and teachings, even to the setting aside of biblical scripture, if necessary. 385 more words

Doctrine

OMG: God Is Beyond Cause and Effect - a sermon for Lent 4A - John 9:1-41

When I was a child, the word God was one of those words that adults either used in vain or in hushed tones. Outbursts of anger always included the word God. 2,358 more words

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Here's How the New Christian Left Is Twisting the Gospel

From Charisma:

Peek behind the curtain of some “progressive” or “hip” evangelical churches, past the savvy technology and secular music, and you will find more than just a contemporary worship service. 1,959 more words

Signs Of The Times

Seeds of Apostasy?

Most all of us are familiar with the wise adage, “Feed a man a fish and feed him for a day, but teach a man to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime.” The barebones issue behind this proverb is that, if you really care for another and his welfare as a person, you will invest in his life in ways that have less temporary, more far-reaching and eternal effects and benefits. 1,932 more words