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The pastoral team at Seeking Relevance Church donned Sgt. Pepper regalia and quoted Beatles lyrics in an effort to reach their self-absorbed gen X audience. All was going well until Pastor Rob almost choked on a loosened tooth veneer during his “goo goo g’joob” part of I am the Walrus…
Emergent Expository Sermonette:
” Wow, man, like Jesus is Awesome. Whoa, dudes, He is killer, man. You know what I mean? It’s like, He’s da bomb and all that. He’s crazzzy, man. Somewhere in the Bible (or maybe it was Joel Osteen’s book) it says something like He don’t care which religion you are from or something like that… He just has an awesome plan for your life and will fulfill all of your dreams, dudes. Now let’s pray…”
Discerning Passenger: Dude, there’s a train coming. Don’t drive onto the tracks!
Emergent Driver: Whoa, man. You are sooo negative! Lighten up, dude. That train is in YOUR reality, not mine. I see nothing but clear blue sky.
Discerning Passenger: Stop, dude! The train will hit us!
Emergent Driver: Your dogmatic, absolute truth stance is the reason you have few friends. Relaaaax, man. Enjoy life…
Discerning Passenger: This is not an opinion, the train is REAL!
Emergent Driver: Dude, truth is only valid if it is well-received by your audience. I am texting pastor Zed to tell him what a zero you are. He says never let truth get in the way of viewing life through the monist hologram construct where I find my inner peace.
Discerning Passenger: I’m bailing out…
Emergent Driver: You’re stuck in the 1900s, dude. I choose to be relevant to today’s culture……….CRASH