D. A. Carson on the Emergent Church Movement

The following are brief and a bit systematized excerpts from D.A. Carson’s book, Becoming Conversant with the Emerging Church. I found the ideas therein quite insightful and relevant to the sermon reviews that I wore on Mavuno Church’s ongoing series, “The Sex Files”. You can locate the first and second parts of the reviews here and here respectively. It is my hope that these excerpts will provide more insights into where I am coming from in writing those reviews.

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Nonsense is Godsense

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” Says the teacher. “Utter meaningless! Everything is meaningless.”

[Ecclesiastes 1:2]

In the dark, a clothed man might as well be naked, for his apparel is apparently pointless.

In the dark, a model may as well neglect make-up, for her audience is rendered sightless.

I don’t mind the mark on your face, the scar on your cheek… in the dark.

I can’t see the fire in your eyes, the flush on your cheeks… in the dark.

A smile and a frown draw the same response, a blank.., in the dark. Continue reading Nonsense is Godsense