By Brian D. McLaren
A management community booklet a brand new type of Christian's dialog among a pastor and his daughter's highschool technology instructor finds that knowledge for life's so much urgent religious questions can come from the main not going resources. This stirring fantasy captures a brand new spirit of Christianity--where own, day-by-day interplay with God is extra vital than institutional church constructions, the place religion is extra a few lifestyle than a approach of trust, the place being authentically reliable is extra very important than being doctrinally "right," and the place one's path is extra very important than one's current situation. Brian McLaren's pleasant account deals a sensible and wondrous strategy for revitalizing Christian religious lifestyles and Christian congregations. while you are drawn to becoming a member of a dialogue workforce dedicated to a a brand new type of Christian please stopover at groups.yahoo.com/group/NKOC.
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I have faith that God will seem real to me again in the future, but to be honest, God doesn’t seem real to me today’? qxd 2/26/08 18 7:35 PM Page 18 a new kind of christian fundamentalist? Well, I feel like a fundamentalist who’s losing his grip—whose fundamentals are cracking and fraying and falling apart and slipping through my fingers. It’s like I thought I was building my house on rock, but it turned out to be ice, and now global warming has hit, and the ice is melting and everything is crumbling.
Not full disclosure—but a concession in that direction. It was all I could handle. “No, don’t minimize it. Just consider me someone you can talk to . . anytime at all,” Neo said. And then we just sat there for a full minute, neither of us talking. qxd 2/26/08 12 7:33 PM Page 12 a new kind of christian It was hot outside, and humid, typical for a Maryland summer. But it was a quiet night, just crickets and the occasional swoosh of a passing car and the muffled bass guitar from the Jellies inside.
No. Nobody. ” I asked, half-referring to the chiropractor in my memory. “Daniel, I think you’re suffering from an immigration problem, something I have a bit of experience with, you know? You have a modern faith, a faith you developed in your homeland of modernity. But you’re immigrating to a new land, a postmodern world. You feel like you don’t fit in either world. You can’t decide whether to settle in a little ghetto or to move out into the new land. But you can’t make the transition to the other side alone.
A New Kind of Christian: A Tale of Two Friends on a Spiritual Journey by Brian D. McLaren