Brian McLaren and His Seven Layers of Emergent Conversation

There is an insightful article over at Out of Ur blog.  In it Skye Jethani summarizes Brian McLaren’s thoughts on how to discuss the emerging church movement.  In it, McLaren identifies 7 layers of conversation about the emergent church.

Layer 1: Style
Layer 2: Evangelism
Layer 3: Culture
Layer 4: Mission
Layer 5: Church
Layer 6: Gospel
Layer 7: World

Read the article at Out of Ur here:  How Emergent Are You? McLaren’s Seven Layers of the Emergent Conversation

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Rich Kirkpatrick

Writer, Speaker, and Musician. Rich Kirkpatrick was recently rated #13 of the “Top 75 Religion Bloggers” by Newsmax.com, having also received recognition by Worship Leader Magazine as “Editor’s Choice” for the “Best of the Best” of blogs in 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

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  1. Hey Rich, I just came across your site via ThinkChristian. Nice blog you’ve got here! If you don’t mind, I’m going to syndicate you here at home and check out more of your writings later on. I see you have a link here to Blogging Church. I also subscribe to that one and am eagerly anticipating their book next year.

  2. Hey Rich, I just came across your site via ThinkChristian. Nice blog you’ve got here! If you don’t mind, I’m going to syndicate you here at home and check out more of your writings later on. I see you have a link here to Blogging Church. I also subscribe to that one and am eagerly anticipating their book next year.

  3. Hey Rich, I just came across your site via ThinkChristian. Nice blog you’ve got here! If you don’t mind, I’m going to syndicate you here at home and check out more of your writings later on. I see you have a link here to Blogging Church. I also subscribe to that one and am eagerly anticipating their book next year.

  4. Hey Rich, I just came across your site via ThinkChristian. Nice blog you’ve got here! If you don’t mind, I’m going to syndicate you here at home and check out more of your writings later on. I see you have a link here to Blogging Church. I also subscribe to that one and am eagerly anticipating their book next year.

  5. Once againso what?
    Rhett Smith has pointed me in the direction of Rich Kirkpatrick; who points me in the direction of Christianity Today, where I find an article wherein Brian Mcleran offers the seven pillars of the emergent church.
    Just as before when s…

  6. Once againso what?
    Rhett Smith has pointed me in the direction of Rich Kirkpatrick; who points me in the direction of Christianity Today, where I find an article wherein Brian Mcleran offers the seven pillars of the emergent church.
    Just as before when s…

  7. Once againso what?
    Rhett Smith has pointed me in the direction of Rich Kirkpatrick; who points me in the direction of Christianity Today, where I find an article wherein Brian Mcleran offers the seven pillars of the emergent church.
    Just as before when s…

  8. Once againso what?
    Rhett Smith has pointed me in the direction of Rich Kirkpatrick; who points me in the direction of Christianity Today, where I find an article wherein Brian Mcleran offers the seven pillars of the emergent church.
    Just as before when s…

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