NADIA BOLZ-WEBER ON PHILLIP AND THE ETHIOPIAN EUNUCH AT QUEERMERGENT

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RELIGIOUS DOCTRINE ITSELF NO LONGER DUE RESPECT...NEVER AGAIN 

O My people! Their oppressors are children, And women rule over them; O My people! Those who guide you lead you astray, And confuse the direction of your paths. (Isaiah 3:12, NASB)

Becoming Indoctrinated As The Water Very Slowly Continues To Come A Boil

Apprising Ministries showed you a little while ago in Tony Jones And His Pastor Doug Pagitt With JoPa Productions And Christianity 21 that through their JoPa Productions this dubious pair within Emergence Christianity are the ones behind an Emerging Church gathering coming up in October of this year, which they’re calling Christianity 21:

Next fall, Doug and I are hosting a learning party in the Twin Cities for people who love Christ, love Christianity, and are interested in the future… we wanted to…give some of the most provocative and innovative voices in the faith 21 minutes each to communicate their passion…all of the voices are women,… They, along with other Christian leaders, activists, publishers, and the like, will be mixing it up with everyone else.

We hope/plan to build a true community at this gathering…it’s high time that speaker/authors like me, Doug, Joe Myers, Shane Claiborne, Peter Rollins and others should be sitting behind the registration table,…if you’re intrigued about the way the Christianity will be changing in coming days, if you’re keen to hear women get the mic for a few days, then consider joining us, October 9-11, for Christianity21. (Online source)

For those who don’t know, Tony Jones tells us he’s “a leader in the emergent church movement and a renowned expert on postmodern theology and the American church landscape,” and Doug Pagitt is the quasi-universalist pastor of the Emergent Church Solomon’s Porch. Now among the “other Christian leaders” in this “true community” including, e.g. Jones, Pagitt and rapidly ascending Emerging Church star Peter Rollins, who’ll inform us ”about the way Christianity will be changing” is Rev. Nadia Bolz-Weber aka the Sarcastic Lutheran who’ll be speaking on “Authority; Authenticity and A**holes.”

We first introduced you to “pastor” Bolz-Weber in Christianity 21 And Alleged Innovative Voices In The Faith: Nadia Bolz-Weber, who tells us that before she became an “ELCA pastor” she was “a professional f**k-up.”  But for those who aren’t aware:

Nadia Bolz-Weber is a very lucky gal; she gets to be the pastor of House for All Sinners and Saints in Denver, Colorado – a very queer emerging church.  She is the author of Salvation on the Small Screen? 24 Hours of Christian Television (Seabury 2008) and of the Sarcastic Lutheran blog. 

Nobody really believes she’s an ordained pastor in the ELCA.  Maybe it’s the sleeve tattoos or the fact that she swears like a truck driver.  Either way…she’s fine with it.  Nadia lives in Denver with her family of 4 where she can be found writing bios in the third person and chasing chickens around the back yard with her kids. (Online source)

Along with Emergence Christianity icon Rob Bell she also happens to be a big fan of the aforementioned Rollins listing his How (Not) to Speak of God under “books and magazines I dig.” Rollins, whom Rob Bell calls “one of the freshest voices I’ve heard,” is known for musing things like:

The role of the radical theologian is2unearth a dormant liberating potentiality that lurks within actually existing Christianity (Online source)

To which Bolz-Weber would then retort:

@PeterRollins or alternately, to simply f**k with people (Online source)

A Very Bleak Future Of Women “Priests” And False Prophets Condoning Willful Sexual Sin

So, in addition to women pastors using *ahem* colorful language, as you can see in The New Christians With Christianity Worth Believing—No Sola Scriputra: Yes, Women Pastors And Queer Christians, another one of the things this “great” inclusive future of Emergence Christianity—they tell us is the next reformation—holds in store for us will be an open embrace of the unrepentant practice of sexual immorality with members of the same sex (i.e. homosexuality) as a perfectly acceptable lifestyle for the Christian.

In fact Bolz-Weber’s emerging church, House for All Sinners and Saints (HFASS [their abbreviation]), tells us that it’s already “queer inclusive.” You may recall that practicing lesbian “Christ-follower” Adele Sakler aka Existential Punk, who’s also co-leader of the Richmond Emergent Cohort as well as a budding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgendered, queer (LGBTQ) activist, has told us she’s quite appreciative of Bolz-Weber’s work:

Existential Punk said… i LOVE NAdia and she is a big supporter of Queermergent. (Online source)

Well, no real surprise then when we read the other day where Sakler excitedly announces the following via Twitter concerning this “queer inclusive” Lutheran “pastor” and big supporter of the Emerging Church group Queermergent:

New post at #Queermergent by our latest guest contributor, Nadia Bolz-Weber: ‘Sermon on Phillip and the Ethiopian Enuch’ http://is.gd/SHjA (Online source)

@sarcasticlutheran is the pastor of Denver’s House for All Sinners and Saints & has a beautiful post up at #Queermergent! Come check it out! (Online source)

Bolz-Weber’s post is Sermon on Phillip and the Ethiopian Eunuch where this “voice” of the new reformation [read: de-formation] Emergence Christianity gives us another glimpse of the fickle future of the visible church as she speculates:

See, when the Spirit guided Phillip to that road in the desert I like to think she guided him to his own conversion. As he approached the chariot he may have been thinking OK…I’ll just beat him with the scripture stick until he becomes what I am comfortable with. But when Phillip joined this person who sought to worship God despite his exclusion form the tent, maybe it was Phillip himself who was converted to the faith. It was perhaps even a mutual conversion.

Maybe because they simply asked each other questions in the desert… The wideness of the tent of the Lord should concern us only insofaras it points to the gracious nature of a loving God who became flesh and entered into our humanity. The wideness of the tent should only concern us insofaras it points to the great mercy and love of a God who welcomes us all as friends. (Online source)

And what do you know; yet again we see the interlocking concentric circles of people who are among those who have chosen to accumulate for themselves teachers in accordance to their own desires (see—2 Timothy 4:3) as we note the Empress of Emergence Phyllis Tickle in the comments section:

Phyllis Tickle, on June 8th, 2009 at 3:22 PM Said:

Right-on, Lady!…p (Online source)

See also:

ROB BELL, PETER ROLLINS AND PHYLLIS TICKLE TOGETHER ADVANCING EMERGENCE CHRISTIANITY

PHYLLIS TICKLE PREACHES FOR MARS HILL BIBLE CHURCH AND ROB BELL

ROB BELL, PETER ROLLINS, AND QUEERMERGENT’S ADELE SAKLER

CHRISTIANITY 21: EMERGING VOICES OF A PSEUDO-CHRISTIAN FAITH

BUT DO EMERGENCE CHRISTIANITY AND BRIAN MCLAREN REALLY LOVE GAY PEOPLE?

APPRISING MINISTRIES: SHOCKING NEW EVIDENCE JESUS CONDEMNED THE PRACTICE OF HOMOSEXUALITY

HOMOPRESSION IS AT LEAST AS BAD AS HOMOPHOBIA