Emerging – Adjective or Verb (Reflection on Albuquerque Pt 2)

In something of a “let’s see where our opposition comes from” move, denominations have been fearing the “emerging church” and yet have a hard time identifying it. That may be due to the fact it is more a verb than an adjective. Consider.

ist2_606279_statistics_3Ed Stetzer offered research on the … Continue reading

Read More

The Wind of Our Own Making – Reflections Part 1

(Last week I attended “The Emerging Church: Conversations, Convergence and Action” sponsored by the Center of Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, N.M. More than 900 people representing different Christian denominations from the United States and around the world gathered to consider what is emerging in/for/to/through the Church. My best Continue reading

Read More

Catching Up Reporting Some Links of Note, To Me

Here are some of the links I have been holding. Initially I thought I would interact with them in individual blog posts. Time got away and I still think they are good.

Daryl on Attractional

Daryl weighs in on the Kimball, Kinnon, Fitch, Keller missional smackdown

Graham Ward to Continue reading

Read More

Pardon the Interruption – Rob Bell Alert

Provocative book titles quickly get my attention. When Nathan told me about Rob Bell and Don Golden’s new book the title grabbed me quickly – Jesus Wants to Save Christians.

Growing up in a conservative evangelical denomination, a group that would eschew the connection to “evangelical” back in … Continue reading

Read More

Stetzer on the Recent “Church Basement Roadshow”

How to have a conversation? One of my personal complaints is the tone and tenor when it comes to those in the Church having a conversation where opinions differ. While the context is certainly different, I am reminded of Romans 14 where opinions are to be held with the … Continue reading

Read More