After several people advocating the death of the term “emerging church” Scot McKnight makes the case that movements are not limited by the terms used to describe them. See his post here.
Dan Kimball is taking a few posts to reflect on Emerging Church and what has changed in his perspective over the last 5 to 7 years. What he has to say is really interesting and I thought many of you might be interested in reading his thoughts and what he thinks is down the pipe.
With Phil Sanders, Matthew Morine, and this blog discussing Emerging Church and Churches of Christ it seems there are A LOT of misconceptions out there. C Michael Patton clears up a lot of things in his most recent post at Parchment and Pen. I would highly suggest anyone wanting to know more about Emerging/Emergent church […]
I really thought this quote from Dan Kimball hit the nail on the head, “We must cultivate a culture that allows dialogue. Evangelicals have been criticized–many times rightly so–for being dogmatic and closed-minded. For too long we have been doing all the talking, without any dialogue. We are now serving new generations that have serious […]
As I read Dan Kimball’s book on the Emerging Church a few things stand out to me that I thought I would mention here: 1 – There is a cultural shift that is taking place and more people are unchurched in America. We are one of the largest mission fields in the world. Missionaries will […]
I have been reading up on the Emerging/Emergent church a little because I am invested in understanding and reaching out to people who have grown up with a postmodern perspective. Kimball splits this book into two halves – the first half is theoretical to help the reader understand the underlying cultural concepts that are a […]