The Emerging Church — Warning I’m Not Listening


by Mike Ratliff

4 And whatever house you enter, stay there, and from there depart. 5 And wherever they do not receive you, when you leave that town shake off the dust from your feet as a testimony against them.6 And they departed and went through the villages, preaching the gospel and healing everywhere. (Luke 9:4-6 ESV)

My friend Ken Silva sent me a link today to this article. I thought the graphic was especially fitting to what we are dealing with as we attempt to speak the truth to those in the spiritual darkness of the Emerging Church. As I contemplated that, I looked back on my own “discussions” with not only the emergents, but those in the Purpose Driven paradigm, those in the New Evangelism, and those in the various cults that have attempted to either hijack this ministry or silence us. There is one commonality in all of them. They do not listen. The rules for commenting that I have in place on this blog are there to force those with this mindset to have to deal with the text I have posted and those who are commenting there by something other than drive-by snarkiness and profanity from the depths of a dark heart.  Continue reading