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what's new
...THIS WEEK [22-31 october] :
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Thin places, strong coffee

BREE DENNIS
Taree : New South Wales : Australia


Bree pops into our virtual coffee shop to tell us about being part of a traditional church exploring new forms of worship for the community.
...EARLIER THIS MONTH:
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Christ - Creativity - Community

TONY HARDY
C3 : Stockport : UK


"Emerging church is not just for the emerging generations!" Tony tells us about church based around 4 creativity groups and a wide range of ages.
Image from Present Testimony Ministry website[REFLECTION] 10.05
When church goes to the dogs

STEVE ADDISON
Church Resource Ministries : Australia


Has the emerging church got what it takes? Steve muses on the common characteristics shared by diverse renewal movements that start on the fringe.
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Light in dark places

ANNE DANNEROLLE
Lighthouse Project / Hull Community Church : Hull UK


When your church is a refuge for drug addicts, prostitutes and the homeless, perfect-life theology becomes worthless. Anne tells how real life is painful and messy but still has room for hope.
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Is there a distinctive theology for the emerging church?

IAN MOBSBY
Moot : London UK


All style and no substance? Ian explores the tension and inconsistencies at the heart of the emerging church.

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2004 : december04 : november04 (the 'all blog' issue) : october04 (the 'branding' issue) : september04 : august04 (the ipod bishop) : june04 : may04 : april04 : march04 (the 'downunder' issue) : february04 (mission-shaped church) : january04 :

2003 : december03 : november03 : october03 (launch issue)


 

It's our birthday!

To celebrate the start of our third year online we're treating all you good people to a DOUBLE ISSUE - as well as the new articles opposite and the blog below, we'll be adding an extra article every week for the rest of October.

Plus our brand spanking new BEGINNERS GUIDE.

..and if you're into clever technical stuff, you can be automatically informed of each update by using our new RSS feed (click on the little orange button in the right-hand panel).

Oh, we're spoiling you.

...an experiment with overlaying radio advertisements and jingles...itís pretty much like torture by the end...

the sound of alternative worship, Bristol style. UK alt.worshipper Paul Roberts, this month's PICK OF THE BLOGS

 

we've loosely categorised the site's content into:

[BEGINNERS GUIDE] NEW!
new to this site? start here for a crash course on the emerging church

[STORIES]
real people, real life, real faith

[REFLECTION]
academic articles, random thoughts, deep theology - it's all here

[DISCUSSION]
hot topics, making links, just saying hello... do it on our discussion boards

[BLOGS]
our monthly 'pick of the blogs' plus a few pointers to who's blogging from their journey in the emerging church

[PRAYER] NEW!
it's a lava lamp. it's a prayer. it's new. and it's online now. go pray.

[LINKS]
other websites discussing, debating and documenting the emerging church

[ABOUT]
if you really, really, need to know the why, when, who and how of this site

RSS feed


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