“Unless these churches make some renovations, they will eventually be empty.” Source: 7 Churches Jesus Did Not Die For A helpful reminder that the church is not the latest fad or a generational preservation society. “You see, when Jesus died for the church, he died for men and women who would function as his hands […]
Category Archive for 'Christian Denominations'
Source: Christian: Are You Ready For Exile Stage Two? | Stephen McAlpine One of the most challenging articles on the future of the church that I have read in a long time.
The Most Disturbing Trend Happening in Your Church in 2015 – Trending Christian Blog. Specifically, in the last 2 years, I have see one common thread become a common rope. Its presence is now ubiquitous; every church I talk with mentions this problem…. I have never seen a problem discussed this commonly amid a diversity […]
Sweden’s Pentecostal Megapastor Converts to Catholicism | Gleanings | ChristianityToday.com. Its been a slow trend in Evangelical circles, seeing people and leaders return to liturgical denomination and I don’t see that ending. In fact, eventhough Ulf Ekman is a Boomer, its the Millenials who are increasingly taking a pass on the evangelical models based on […]
Posted in Christian Denominations, Fundamentalism - Preserving 19th Century America For the Future, Generations - Guttenbergers vs. Googlers, Language and Lingo, Pastor Stuff, Postmodern Perspectives, Will the Real God Please Stand Up? on Jan 12th, 2014
Why Christians have lost the argument for faith before it started. | The Millennial Pastor. I think this is one of the best summations of why modern day evangelicalism is faltering. Our desire to obligate people to faith is a desire to preserve Empire, but Christians, the Body of Christ, cannot be about Empire anymore. […]
The Anglican Church Is Growing In The UK….Surprised? You Shouldn’t Be – The Revangelical Blog – Revangelical Blog – Brandan Robertson- Rethinking. Reforming. Renewing.. Okay, its been a long time since I have been active on Wired Jesus but looking ahead, the time seems right to get back in the saddle again. Some interesting trends are […]
The Rules Have Changed, Pastor… (Be sure you know the rules!) • ToddRhoades.com | ToddRhoades.com. While this article really doesn’t say anything new about the state of the North American Church, it does say it well. We are struggling to come to grips that things have changed and what many of were trained to do […]
I haven’t been to a church in over a year. | Tony Steward. Behold the future of the church. Megachurches degenerate into business and politics. Mainliners try and relive the 1960s social Gospel as aging hippies that hipsters can’t stand being around. Evangelicals trend toward being doctrine police isolating the faithful into a Christian cocoon. […]
A Growing Church is a Dying Church « The Theological Wanderings of a Street Pastor. For those of us involved in organized congregations, there is the one reality that we all face in a new congregation – what are you going to do to grow the church? Like Puff the Magic Pastor, whatever has gone […]
Five Reasons Denominations are Passé | …In the Meantime. Seems my podcast and experience here at Camp is not unique. Excellent reflections by David Lose once again.