Brandon Robertson is one of the spokesmen for the “Revangelical” movement, the prefix meaning, in his words, the effort to “rethink, reform, and renew my evangelical faith.”
He has posted the results of an informal survey he conducted that goes against the grain of conventional “church growth” assumptions. For example, 51% prefer a “liturgical/contemplative” service, with only 4% preferring a “contemporary/seeker” service; 80% prefer a small-medium size church (60-300), with 19% preferring a “large/mega” church (300-2000).
These findings, he says, support his Revangelical emphases, which I post after the jump (after the statistics). We Confessional Lutherans might applaud some of these, though the thrust of the movement is “progressive.” I offer them for your reflection and feedback. One tenet in particular I would like to scrutinize tomorrow. [Read more...]