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Tag: Emergent

I Am Far Too Premodern To Be Postmodern

As some of you know, I went through an "Emergent Phase" in 2008, then made a radical break with Emergent in '09. (An e-book version of my blog during this time is coming soon). Recently, I have been flipping through these old posts, wondering what it was that really triggered the break with Emergent? There were many factors which played into it - some of these factors were apparent to me at the time....

Looking for Home in a Post-Denominational Context

Through all my church and educational life, people have encouraged me to not just believe what others believe, but to search the Scriptures to find out what I believe on various topics. Now that I have done so, I have no idea where "home" is...

Is the “Emergent Church” Dying?

What is your experience? Do you think the Emergent movement is the "wave of the future" or the "next evolutionary step for Western Christianity," or is it already phasing out?

Rob Bell, Are You On A Journey, Or Just Plain Lost?

Journeys have agendas, itineraries, road-signs and destinations. If you are on a journey indefinitely you have failed at correctly "journeying." ... However, the "gift" which Bell seems to be giving is the gift of endlessly wandering. Never deciding. Never arriving. Working hard, but making no progress. "Always learning and never able to come to the knowledge of the truth," (2 Tim. 3:7). Lost.