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August 2009 Blog Posts (2)

Saturday's Musings on the Future of the Big C Church

Part of an blog post by the inestimable Phyllis Tickle:



"Within the next eighteen to twenty-four months, denominations and established communions and the Christians who constitute them will decide, consciously or simply by default, whether “church” is first and foremost an experience of communal bonding, spiritual and religious expression, growth in concert with the ages, radical obedience, adoration, and transport or whether it is first and foremost an institution—one that does… Continue

Added by Becky on August 29, 2009 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Friday's Musings on the Future of the Big C Church

Here's a quote to start your morning off in a thought-provoking way:

"Any garden-variety atheist, agnostic, or even religiously indifferent materialist knows that if—and we do mean if—the church is to survive well into the future in the northern hemisphere it won't be through a linear extension of today's church. Every index of the church as it has been indicates a decline, and many indicate a precipitous decline. So what might tomorrow's different church look like? What should we call it?… Continue

Added by Becky on August 29, 2009 at 8:00am — No Comments

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