Today’s blog is a response to a great deal of email I’ve received from people who have read one or more of my books. The common question in those emails is: “What’s your next book going to be about, and will it be on the subject of the church?”
Let me give you some background to that question, as it will put my answer in context.
This is a “back story” that’s not been made public until now.
I can’t remember the year, but I’m going to guess that it was 1998. I had a vision (not the mystical kind) for a 5-book series laying out a comprehensive model for a new kind of church. One that just didn’t “tweak” the traditional church experience or rearrange the ecclesiological vocabulary.
It’s been observed that the way to begin a new movement is to invent a new vocabulary. I believe we’ve seen this done over the past 40 years. Even up until the recent time. Continue Reading…