sanctus 1 : Manchester UK
City Centre is changing. There are approximately 20,000 people
living in the city centre boundaries - the majority of these
are young working professionals, who live work and party in
the city centre. As well as this an estimated 100,000 use
the city for business, socialising and shopping everyday.
It is a dynamic European city centre. What does Church look
like for these people?"
Emerging Church and Cultural Creatives
"American Sociologist Paul H. Ray suggests in a study
carried out in 1996, that something very significant is underway
below the radar screens of the media..."
from the VIRTUAL CAFE] 09.03
apocalyptic, heretical, emerging, failing
Ikon : Belfast, Northern Ireland
pops in to our virtual cafe for a drop of the black stuff
and to tell us about Ikon: "a community becoming Church,
Baker finds jumping the rooftops of london a perfect metaphor
for the emerging church...
Graceway : Ellerslie, New Zealand
Giving into a holiday culture at the expense of a high point
of a Christian year?
Visions of the future
Visions : York UK
"Our story is a long one and sometimes it scares me to see
how the dates have whizzed by. Those of us who have been in Visions
since the beginning have now been on this strange journey for
14 years. I find that unbelievable, and yet being here is still
a constant surprise, constantly new..."
two pictures reflect how God relates to creation and humanity.
the context an aboriginal gathering around a night fire. a highly
spiritual moment earthed yet transcendent...
(London, UK) Blog from their journey down-under.
This month's PICK OF THE BLOGS
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
can't decide what to look at?
why not visit this month's