But there is a danger in constantly exploding the certainties of the past: if we are not careful, we may be left with nothing to hang on to at all.
What Are We Talking About?
At the heart of the Emergent Church movement-or as some of its leaders prefer to call it, the "conversation"-lies the conviction that changes in the culture signal that a new church is "emerging." Christian leaders must therefore adapt to this emerging church. Those who fail to do so are blind to the cultural accretions that hide the gospel behind forms of thought and modes of expression that no longer communicate with the new generation, the emerging generation.
One reason why the movement has mushroomed so ...