Asking New Questions

It is time for out-of-the-box thinking. Pastor and author Jeffrey D. Jones says it is time to start asking new questions to lead our congregations into new ways of being and doing. Jones wrote the article, New Questions for a New Day, which is featured on the Alban at Duke Divinity School website.

It's time to start asking new questions. Better answers to the same old questions about the church will not get us through the tumultuous times in which we live. This is a time for out-of-the box thinking. Old questions keep us in the box. New questions invite us to move outside.
Phyllis Tickle, in The Great Emergence, talks about the need for today's church to have a rummage sale so we can rid ourselves of all those practices, beliefs and ways of being that are no longer effective and get in the way of being the church we are called to be.

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