I was thinking about how things change so much throughout the years. Things were a lot different 100, 200, 300 years ago, etc. This current movement (call it emergant, missional, different, I'm not speaking about specific heretical movements) of structuring church differently sure pushes a lot of peoples' buttons. Much of it has to do with aesthetics more than anything, definitely different methods (more relational-driven than program-driven), the younger evangelical churches are just desiring to create a different look/feel for leading people to Christ (Don't get all mad and say it's not about how you feel....I'm not talking about liberal doctrine, or feelings over truth). Here's my point......in a hundred years from now, maybe not even that long, there will probably be a new shift with people trying to change things up again, and will get those raised in the next 50 - 75 years angry for trying to make things different. It'll be like the English Bible coming out all over again, just as it was when the NIV Bible came out, then those "postmodern" people removed the pews and put up candles and loud music! The next generation will take away the candles and make things different all over again! Is this a cycle that there is nothing we can do about it?? It kind of makes me laugh when I think about it. My great-grandchildren will probably think I'm too "traditional" when I am not "traditional" in the sense of the word when used today. Any thoughts?