to other websites sharing stories, ideas and reflections from the emerging
"Doing Alternative Worship is itself a journey in theology. If you
start down the road of Alternative Worship you will be asked many questions
about what you are doing and why. Here are some of the answers. Maybe
you can add some of your own."
church of the 21st century may have more in common with the church of
the apostolic era, than with the church of the 20th century."
"Emergent is a friendship. Becoming a part of a friendship
is a quite different from being part of an organization. It's more like
joining a conversation."
"George Lings’ series of quarterly investigations
looking at emerging forms of Anglican Churches, crossing the widening
gap to the non churched... "
"tools for navigating theology, leadership, discipleship
and church life in postmodernity"
"an initiative of the Archbishops of Canterbury and
York established in 2004 to encourage, enable and resource mission through
fresh expressions of church in every diocese by 2010"
"In the wake of
a declining mainstream Church there are a myriad of individuals and communities
carrying on a spiritual quest - celebrating a spirituality that is lifegiving,
just and connected to the earth. Many are building on the Christian story,
but are not limited by past traditions. They are futurechurch exploring
the possibilities on the edge."
"Western culture is in a time of transition. We live
in an age which is beyond the post-religious, becoming post-secular. Boundaries
and attitudes, approaches and thought processes are changing. In this,
we live in an age much like any age,but
yet with the shift from modernity through postmodernity there is something
"we were born
out of passion and rebellion; a passion for Christ and a rebellion of
the "status quo" of the church. we are a place where we believe in being
honest and direct when dealing with issues facing the church, our culture
and ourselves. we are a voice for the emerging culture."
read all about it here...
"Re:source is a result of a growing need for new
expressions of church and methods of planting."
"A site about worship's "sacred things." It is our
intent to bring you inspiration, ideas and resources as you create extraordinary
encounters with God in this extraordinary time."
"a website dedicated to the exploration of Christian
faith and spirituality in the landscape of post-modernity"
"::seven:: seeks to engage the emerging culture and
its interface with faith and life. this is a place where anyone can express
themselves through the written word. we want to hear about your passion,
your pain, your joy, your struggles and your journey."
"on the journey with the emerging church"
"All over the
world there is a growing awareness that the world has entered a postmodern
era. All around us the effects of this change are visible: in the media,
movies, the courts, politics, psychology and religion. The church must
learn to live and breathe in the postmodern world, and find ways to be
the agent of change that Christ called her to be."
"Although many have chosen to fight against our current
culture, we believe there is a new, emerging mindset that would rather
take postmodernism into account. This cultural shift has created a greater
awareness of spirituality and the need for the holy Other."
"The rethinking of church with others who are on the