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Way of Life:The Emerging Church’s Radical Environmentalist Agenda

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According to emerging church theology, the object of the church’s mission on earth is not the preaching of gospel but the building of the kingdom of God. It is earth-minded and mocks a heavenly-minded orientation. It gets more excited about solving the “AIDS crisis” and saving the polar bears than winning lost souls.
Emerging church writings say very little about the salvation of the soul, but they say a lot about the salvation of society and creation. Their activism runs toward all sorts of very liberal social-justice concerns--environmentalism, animal rights, you name it--anything except the winning of souls. If there is any emphasis at all upon the winning of souls, it is a secondary thing.
They use terms such as “missional” and “holistic” to define this agenda.
The Emergent Village says:
“We see the earth and all it contains as God’s beloved creation, and so we join God in seeking its good, its healing, and its blessing”... Read More

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