Emerging Churches

I’ve been reading some more about those churches that are using the “emerging” label to describe themselves. I’ve heard the term, but haven’t had time in the past to look into it. It’s a movement–or perhaps a group of movements–within evangelicalism that grew out of a concern with how to minister to “postmoderns,” that is, Gen-Xers and later. I qualify that because I’m struck by the diversity of folks that use the term. Some have a tenuous grip upon Christian orthodoxy and morality, and that troubles others in the movement.

Here are a few links:

Tomorrow I’m going to check out Ecclesia, Houston’s contribution to this discussion. A friend, David Capes of Houston Baptist University, is one of the elders.