(Re-blog) Son of televangelists Jim and Tammy Faye, Jay Bakker to start church in Minneapolis

Reposted from the Star Tribune


Bakker is looking for a Minneapolis location where he can mimic this stripped-down form of worship. No live band or music, no ornate trappings or traditions. Participants can talk about most any religious subject matter. Members of Emerging Church congregations like Bakker’s have often become disillusioned with institutionalized religion.

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Embracing Diversity In A ‘Multi-Faith World’

Brian McLaren. Image by Virgil Vaduva. Used with permission under GDFL. Retrieved from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Vvaduva_mclaren1.jpg on September 16, 2012.

Reblogged from NPR.org:

Time magazine named author and pastor Brian McLaren one of the 25 most influential evangelicals in America.

McLaren has written more than 20 books, and he is a principal figure in the Emerging Church, a Christian movement that rejects the organized and institutional church in favor of a more modern, accepting community.

McLaren’s new book is called Why Did Jesus, Moses, the Buddha and Mohammed Cross the Road?: Christian Identity in a Multi-Faith World.

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