Emergent Church

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Rob Bell is a Universalist claiming he is not a Universalist in Love Wins

For many years Rob Bell has been on edge with his liberal and eisegetical theological views concerning Christianity and the Bible.  In Rob Bell’s new book, “Love Wins”, he has presented the view that in the end love wins, which means that all people will be saved. (restored)  What may surprise some people is that this … Continue reading

Rob Bell is being called a Universalist, Heretic, and a False Teacher because of his book Love Wins

Rob Bell, a liberal voice within the Emergent Church has written a new book called Love Wins that is soon be open for the public to purchase and read.  What is all the hype?  Why are so many Christians and non-Christians getting so emotional over this book? I have been reading various blogs and sites … Continue reading

The Great Emergence or A Great Deception? Be careful of Phyllis Tickle’s Teachings and Beliefs

In the last couple of years I have become very familiar with the Emergent Church movement because those within it are influencing increasingly more people from the body of Christ and leading people away from sound doctrine.  On October 31, 2009, Phyllis Tickle came to Winnipeg to do a Great Emergence conference, which I and … Continue reading

A Postmodern Primer

~ by Robert Hogue …always learning and never able to arrive at a knowledge of the truth. ~ 2 Timothy 3:7 To begin to comprehend the mindset of a Postmodernist it is helpful to start with a basic understanding of what Modernism is and therefore what the Postmodernist has moved beyond.  The scientific method reigns … Continue reading

Book Review:  A New Kind of Christianity – Brian McLaren

~ by Ryan Banman So I picked up Brian McLaren’s new book, A New Kind of Christianity – 10 Questions that are Transforming the Faith. I just want to say that I’ve never been a fan of Mr. McLaren, or the Emergent Church.  I’ve always felt that, although they may not have been saying anything … Continue reading

Emergence = Convergence

~ by Robert Hogue I came of age during the late 1970’s which was a time of widespread speculation about the imminent fulfilment of the end-times events as recorded in the Book of Revelation.  The best-selling book The Late, Great Planet Earth by Hal Lindsay and the movie A Thief in the Night  were telling us, in frightening … Continue reading

Why the Emergent Church is a Danger to the Body of Christ (the Church)

~ by Tim Colletti We’ve all heard the term “emergent church”, but what is it and what does it mean for the Christian today? If you are not familiar with this movement, it is the latest liberal movement that has been around since the early 1990s and has been building momentum ever since. In this … Continue reading

Rob Bell’s Velvet Elvis Repainting the Christian Faith: Biblical or Heretical?

I believe it is more difficult to address the issues within Christianity than outside of it.  The reason I believe this is because it is easier to identity the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, Muslims, and other groups which deny the Deity of Jesus and other Biblical doctrines clearly held within Christian orthodoxy.  It may seem as … Continue reading