Thursday, May 21, 2015

Theology Feud Pits Half of Town's Protestant Churches Against Another

Coordinated sermon series against ‘progressive Christianity’ seeks to ‘demonstrate the unity of the body of Christ.’

A feud over theology has led an unusual ecumenical project in a small Arizona town.

Eight churches—including Baptist, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and non-denominational congregations—in Fountain Hills have teamed up for a campaign of public banners and sermons aimed at the theology of a nearby Methodist church.

The sermon series—“Progressive Christianity: Fact or Fiction?”—was launched with an op-ed and half-page advertisement in the local newspaper, and promoted with banners at the eight churches involved. Keep reading

Also see
Eight 'Bible-Believing' Churches vs. One Progressive Church
The second article is the take of one 'progressive Christian' on this theological feud. The writer has included a 14-point statement of what 'progressive Christians' like himself believe. 

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