The conversation about the emerging church is only one part of a larger discussion that is taking place around the world. Where the west focuses on culture and truth, the south looks at culture and justice. Where the west has concentrated on the church, the south thinks in terms of society. Now that the two are becoming aware of each other, where might it lead?
Brian D. McLaren When Time Magazine write someone up as one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in the US, then it’s definitely time to take note. When that same person is also a musician, a song-writer and an English graduate with a special interest in romantic poetry and medieval drama, then it’s beyond note-taking time, and well into careful listening. Brian McLaren is one of the key thinkers in what has become known as the Emerging Church, but his thoughts and writings are resonant of ancient ways, and his insights applicable across the spectrum of faith. Deeply rooted, deeply relevant, this is a voice to savour.