Here's a list of handy phrases to help bring followers of Jesus into a post-Christendom, 21st-century world.
While the emergent Christians are endeavoring to re-imagine the way we engage faith, one another and the world differently, the movement still is dependent on human beings. As such, we tend to screw it up.
Since the initial series ran, I've been thinking about other things Christians often say that tend to do more harm than good. So here are a few more to add to the list.
Somewhere along the way, Christian outreach became more about personal conversion than about empathy and compassion. One of the biggest turn-offs I hear about Christians is that folks see us as trying to make everyone like us.