Eight Arizona Churches Attack “Progressive” Christianity

May 25, 2015

John Shore, writing on his Patheos blog, tells us about “…eight churches of various Protestant denominations in Fountain Hills, AZ, [that] have put aside their usual interchurch rivalries and come together in order to combat an enemy common to them all: progressive Christianity.”

“The sole progressive church in Fountain Hills—the de facto target of the Gang of 8′s campaign—is The Fountains, a United Methodist church pastored by the estimable David Felten, author of Living the Questions: The Wisdom of Progressive Christianity (the curriculum for which is now being used in over 6,000 churches around the world).”

Read about this situation, and see the ad the 8 churches placed in the local newspaper.

But more importantly, read Shore’s next post highlighting a response written and signed by a group of Arizona PC (USA) clergy, taking the pastor of the one PC (USA) church in the “Gang of 8” to task for creating a “false dichotomy” and participating in a campaign that is “not in keeping with the teachings of Jesus Christ.”

posted by Le Isaac Weaver


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.