eZines & Handouts

on going resources and eZines


teaching resources. handouts. history. magazine articles

  • key concepts FOR the church that is emerging… complied by : revjack  (download)
  • a quick history of our story – historical content (download)
  • Trends in Worshipwww.umcworship.org – this seven page resource address some of the history of worship, Liturgical Renewal, Seeker Service, Praise and Worship, Blended Worship, and Emerging Church Ethos and Worship. download (Great overview) – Powerpoint (1.1mb) Healthy Churches Houston January 29, 2005 Workshop prepared and led by Rev. Daniel Benedict
  • Alternative Worship – www.pdox.org The baby boomers made worship relevant. Gen-Xers made it authentic. The next big shift could make worship non-linear, multisensory and art-driven. It’s called “alt.worship” and it’s emerging from an unlikely source – the global alternative Christian subculture. download
  • The Basic Pattern of Worship & Planning scripture-based, context-sensitive worship (Adapted from: United Methodist Hymnal p2 & John Thornburg, Instructor in Worship, Perkins School of Theology) download
  • Five Streams of the Emerging Church: Key elements of the most controversial and misunderstood movement in the church today. by Scot McKnight. Christianity Today (posted 1/19/2007) download
  • Emergent church conference explores what movement is, isn’t (review of the Jan. 2007  Mainline Emergent Conference. by Leslie Scanlon, Outlook national reporter download
  • Jacobs Well Church (Pr. Tim Keel) has been written up in Christian Century. download
  • The Emerging Church, PBS.org – Religion & Ethics COVER STORY: Part One July 8, 2005 Episode no. 845 download
  • The Emergent Mystique – Christianity Today, November 2004 download
  • Does Evangelical Theology Have a Future? – Christianity Today download
  • The Emerging Church, by D. A Carson Modern Reformation Magazine, Faith a La Carte July – August 2005 Issue, Vol. 14.4 download
  • The Emergent matrix: a new kind of church – Christian Century, Nov 30, 2004 by Scott Bader-Saye download