Essentials of the postmodern church

February 29, 2012 | Feature | Number 5
  • Be honest in everything.

  • Be open about our ignorance.

  • Be open to questions and discussion about anything.

  • Care for the other (locally and globally), without hope of them joining us.

  • Put an end to “imperialistic” thinking that everything about us is better than anyone else, and that we have the right to impose our ways on others.
  • Own our faith completely.

  • Mystery and intellect.

  • Love with clear limits.

  • A challenge to consumerism, high-speed life, materialism, capitalism and socialism.

  • No defence of institutions or anything else from the past.

  • Know what the good news we find in our church is both for us and to invite others to join us.

  • An open and growing relationship with God through practise of spiritual actions or disciplines.

Compiled by Dave Rogalsky.

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