Here is a link to some thought-provoking messages on postmodernism, the emergent church, etc: [url=http://anaselli.blogspot.com/2006/12/mp3s-of-d-carson.html]D A Carson - sermons [/url]Carson is up to date! He addresses the issues that threaten our modern church. In view of what this theologian is saying, how might we word a church constitution today?
This past weekend we met a pastor who said how he used to think formal church membership was not essential to the life of a believer and the brotherhood but he has learned otherwise.
God saved me from "church"
Jim, I thought that God saves us from OUR sins.
While I can relate to your comments about the church, I feel that you have created a we and them, and it looks like Im one of the thems.
Lets admit, numerous groups of believers throughout history have felt that they were the ones who finally found the right way
How does a non-structured group like yours guard against specific threats that arise from the culture they are immersed in? .. ex: syncretism? If that was a problem in the first century, surely now too.