Emergence Christianity: Now What?

Posted by on Jan 19, 2013 in General Rant, Leading the Local Congregation, Main, Memphis Conference, Methodism, Pop Culture, Society at Large | 1 comment

A few days ago, I posted an ‘catch-up’ article about Emergence Christianity. At the recent gathering in Memphis, Phyllis Tickle noted that the idea had been around long enough that we were now ready to decide if this is a movement or a conversation or something else altogether. Like the Mayan Long Count, things come to an end and start over. This is one of those points, according to Tickle. See the last post for details. I’m...

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There’s a Baby in that Bathwater, Jeff

Posted by on Jan 21, 2012 in General Rant, Main, Methodism, Pop Culture, Sermons, Society at Large, Uncategorized | 0 comments

You’ve probably seen this already, the viral video about one young man’s effort to dissect his faith and remove the evil that has grown up inside it. Jefferson Bethke titles his spoken word missive, “I Hate Religion.” See it here. His goal is to remove “religion” from his relationship with Jesus. I don’t think he can do it. The problem here is the notion that “having no religion at all” is...

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