Tagged: emerging

how to be more than just an emerging church

how to be more than just an emerging church

I first met Jim Belcher at the Catalyst West conference in Irvine, California. We had corresponded over Facebook prior to that about mutual interests, so it was great to meet in person to put a face with the name. While I haven’t...

eavesdrop on Eugene Cho and Gideon Tsang

eavesdrop on Eugene Cho and Gideon Tsang

It is indeed a rare occasion to get Eugene Cho and Gideon Tsang in the same room, and this recent Asian American Leadership Conference pulled it off. Both of them are being the church in a new way within their local context,...

many kinds of emerging church

many kinds of emerging church

With the turn of the century, there’s a lot of new developments in the church world — which is exciting for some, confusing for others. Particularly, the new kinds of churches being described as emerging church or emergent church, are all over...

What is the Emergent Church? According to Tony Jones

What is the Emergent Church? According to Tony Jones

Here’s a brief history of the “Emergent Church”, excerpted from the paper presented by Tony Jones at a 2007 Wheaton Theology conference but rejected from the publication of the conference proceedings:: What Is the Emergent Church? First off, the name: Emergent. The...

what is emergent church?

what is emergent church?

I’ve been occasional conversational partner with the emergent church/ emergent village thing. I have no official roles or titles, never been to one of those secret meetings, but I have a handful of friends who are more on the “in” and even...

Ed Stetzer out loud

Ed Stetzer out loud

Ed Stetzer’s been making the rounds on the speaking circuit this week. You might have heard of Ed for introducing the 3-category understanding of the emerging church: relevants, reconstructionalists, and revisionists. Ed has a slot at the Resurgence blog, and apparently a...

becoming a multiracial church, part 8

becoming a multiracial church, part 8

Some great recent conversations in the blogosphere about church diversity, or the lack thereof. Don’t have the time to add my own thoughts and comments, but I’m tired of holding back all these links in my draft folder. Here’s some I’ve found,...