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Sunday, March 12, 2006

Emerging "Christianity" - Warren predicts that fundamentalism will be threat to church...

Many of you out there have not been called a 'fundy' yet. This is a derogatory term towards Bible believing Christians who have convictions. Sadly, this term 'fundy' is being used by other 'Christians' who don't believe in the fundamantals of the faith. And, by those who do believe in the fundamentals but do not have the guts to stand up for it in the face of adversity.

Rick Warren, as far as I know, has not used the term 'fundy' and I certainly hope he doesn't. He claims to be an evangelical Christian and as far as I know, believes in the fundamentals. After reading about his statement on 'fundamental Christians' being a threat to the church, this is cause for great alarm.

Read on!

~SRN

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Emerging "Christianity"

NEWS WITH VIEWS.com - By Berit Kjos - March 12, 2006

- "Warren predicts that fundamentalism, of all varieties, will be 'one of the big enemies of the 21st century.'"[1] --The purpose-driven pastor .

Brian McLaren, the pastor of Cedar Ridge Community Church in the Washington-Baltimore area, may not be speaking at the UN, consulting at the White House, or addressing the Council of Foreign Relations as does Rick Warren.[2] But his influence among evangelical pastors and postmodern seekers is soaring.

According to www.pastors.com, one of Warren's websites, McLaren is "a key figure in the 'emerging church."[3] His books are converting countless pastors and skeptics to a revolutionary worldview. And his popular semi-fictional novel, A New Kind of Christian, promises to "open the way for an exciting spiritual adventure into new territory and new ways of believing, belonging and becoming."[4]

Believing what? Belonging to what? Becoming what? Those questions need answers, for McLaren's emerging Christianity is turning Biblical truth and faith upside down. ...

http://www.newswithviews.com/BeritKjos/kjos53.htm