Contextual Theology – Falling from Truth through Emerging Church

By Roger Oakland In order for the emerging church to succeed, the Bible has to be looked at through entirely different glasses, and Christianity needs to be open to a new type of faith. Brian McLaren calls this new faith a “generous orthodoxy.”1 While such an orthodoxy allows a smorgasbord of ideas to be proclaimed …

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A Slaughterhouse Religion

If someone said the emerging church leaders don’t like the Cross, many would cry out, “Yes, they do, I’ve heard them talk about Jesus and the Cross.”  However, while this may be true, there is an underlying theme building momentum in the emerging church that says, “Jesus going to the Cross was an example of …

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Faith Undone (5)

“Is the emerging church spirituality part of this great falling away?”

Faith Undone (4)

The Evangelization of Eucharistic Adoration The Roman Catholic Church has a plan to establish the Kingdom of God here on Earth and win the world to the Roman Catholic Jesus – the Eucharist Christ.  It is believed the “triumph of the Eucharist” will be accomplished when the world (including the separated brethren) come under the …

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Faith Undone (3)

Ancient-Future Worship The emerging church embraces multi-sensory worship.  While many are bewildered as to why their churches are darkening their sanctuaries, setting up prayer stations with candles, incense, and icons, the promoters of the emerging church movement say they know exactly what they are doing by practising mysticism through music, rituals, worship and offering. and …

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Faith Undone (2)

Riding the Emerging Church Wave How far is this new kind of church willing to go to reach its objective?  Emerging church proponents say there is a new wave taking place and we have to hop on.  The wave is a Vintage Christianity, which in reality is an experience based religion.  Experience must be implemented …

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