Kicking it Quaker Style

The main reason we went up was because Robin invited us, but it was really great to hear what Peggy Parsons and Marge Post Abbott had to say about their experiences in the Friends Church…. I have a few new ideas that have sprung from our time there that will later be explored but for now what I can say is that it is great to meet new people and be challenged by new/different ideas.

Evangelicalism and Subcultures: Part V

Part I – Reflections on EvangelicalismPart II – What Evangelicalism IsPart III – Critiques and Possibilities – BiblicismPart IV – Critiques and Possibilities – Spiritually Transformed LifePart V – Evangelicalism as a SubcultureA critique on the movement as a subcultureWhat I like so much about Quakerism and the Emerging Church (not necessarily both together) is that they both hold values that extend beyond the restrictions of Evangelicalism and modernity…. A majority of church growth is transferring memberships from one Evangelical church to another (typically to “bigger??? and “better??? churches that offer more programs and services to me as a consumer).This is the leg-up that the emerging church has on other groups, most of these people have un-learned their christianese, been baptized back into a real world where God rules over all not just the “sacred.???