Settlers, Pilgrims, and Wanderers
Before Emergent brothers and sisters reject Reformation orthodoxy, they should at least know what it is and what it is not.
Travel writer Pico Iyer confesses that he likes airports a lot. Part mall, part border-crossing, they buzz with the ambient noise of postmodern consciousness, representing an "everywhere" that is really no actual place at all. Those of us who can't remember when we were not always on the go, repeatedly uprooted growing up, living in the fast lane with computers and cell phones, catching planes and channel surfing, know deep inside ourselves what it means to be a wanderer in these "everywhere" places.
The Emergent Church movement is as much the product ...