underbelly of 'cutting-edge' church
the Church name its reality is one of my passions, because,
in my view, if we aren't starting with how things really are,
we have no hope of changing to where God is calling us to
on the streets of the city in the middle of a riot, doing
theology in the local pub, or developing a multi-faith column
in the local newspaper are all part of the "natural habitat"
new wineskins - waiting for the wine"
Revive : Leeds, UK
Sunday nights we would go out onto the top of a hill overlooking
Leeds and pray. After a long, hot, exciting summer it became
clear that in seeing the city our vision had enlarged. We
wanted to move revive from a back room into the city..."
And some you might have missed:
the Outside, looking in?"
there is to be hope amidst the despair of impotence, we must
reimagine what the church can be..."
Churches in Post-Christendon"
kind of church can participate effectively in God's mission
and incarnate the good news in the emerging culture of post-Christendom,
where the church is on the margins rather than in the centre?
strikes me that he problem with 'tradition' is not that something
is repeated but when that something has lost its meaning. It
is the loss of meaning that brings death, is lifeless etc...
Norridge journeys from 'anti-tradition' to rediscovery of the
ancient. This month's PICK OF THE
loosely categorised the site's content into:
new to this site? start here for a crash course on the emerging
real people, real life, real faith
academic articles, random thoughts, deep theology - it's all
hot topics, making links, just saying hello... do it on our
our monthly 'pick of the blogs' plus a few pointers to who's
blogging from their journey in the emerging church
other websites discussing, debating and documenting the emerging
if you really, really, need to know the why, when, who and how
of this site
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