Emerging Church Stuff

CT: Reformed Protestants No Longer See Images as Idolatrous.

BackyardMissionary: incarnational-v-attractional-mission

ComplexChrist: Thoughts on Carson (+ SiJohnston)

Next-Wave: On Emergent

TheVoiz: Study on the American Emerging Church


Andrew Jones launched his first internet space in 1997 and has been teaching on related issues for the past 20 years. He travels all the time but lives between Wellington, San Francisco and a hobbit home in Prague.


  • bob says:

    what do you think of this response to Brian’s McLaren’s Generous Orthodoxy?

  • Andrew Jones says:

    i just took a look but i find it hard to get through the first paragraph. . .
    “There is a growing movement within the evangelical church. Titled “the Emergent Church” (or EC for short), this growing group of churches can be defined by a disenchantment with modernity, a deconstruction of commonly held beliefs for the purpose of dialogue between differing traditions within Christianity, a rejection of various forms of ministry adopted by the church in the second half of the twentieth century, and a questioning of . . ”
    now THAT does NOT describe this thing that i am sacrificing so much for – where did he get that definition from?
    If thats the emerging church, then i am not part of it.

  • Richard says:

    This kind of thing has been going on in the CRC ever since their formulation of the three points of common grace. This has led to a blurring of the antithesis. There are some good articles about the split that happened in the CRC on this web site.

  • Charlie Wear says:

    The definition sounds faintly representative of the wikepedia hoodbada…they just left out the incipient ecumenical stuff…

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