I. What Is the Emerging Church?
II. A Great Blending and Merging. It is difficult to draw a strict line between the two streams of the emerging church, because there is a blending and merging going on that will cause all lines to be blurred eventually.
III. The Liberal Emerging Church and Its Errors.
IV. The Conservative Emerging Church and Its Errors.
V. Cain the First Emerging Church Worshiper.
VI. Charles Spurgeon Exposed the Emerging Church.
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Having read about 80 books by emergent church writers over the last several months, I have been impressed with the fact that they love to drink.
The book Listening to the Beliefs of Emerging Churches: Five Perspectives, for example, contains probably a dozen references to the joys of drinking. The contributors are Karen Ward, Mark Driscoll, John Burke, Dan Kimball, and Doug Pagitt. They meet in bars and taverns for theological discussions. They exchange beer-making techniques.
Some members of Spirit Garage meet in an Irish bar in downtown Minneapolis on Wednesday for a weekly Theology Pub, a mix of biblical discussion and beer (“Hip New Churches Pray to a Different Drummer,” New York Times, Feb. 18, 2004).
I must say I was quite taken back with some of the responses and questions that arose, and I’m strugglingContinue reading this article……