The Christian church is currently undergoing an incredible transformation. The pews are emptying, fewer say they believe in God, and while some become atheist or agnostic, there are many who gravitate towards a new type of Christianity: the Emergent (or Emerging) Church. Known for it's open approach to questions surrounding the faith, it's accepting theology on the LGBT community, and the star power of it's community (Rob Bell, Peter Rollins, Brian McLaren,) the Emergent Church is still the number one choice for Christians who seek to leave organized religion behind, but still believe there are enough redeemable qualities in Christianity to stay.
But, is Christianity worth saving? Is Christianity worth a second look through another lens? Today's guest, author Brian McLaren, believes that it might be. Brian McLaren one of the founding leaders of the Emerging Church and through his desire to evolve the Christian Faith, he has gone through his own remarkable journey away from organized religion and embracing what he has identified as the main reason why Christianity is under such a dynamic shift now: the death of the Patriarchy.
Join us today as we speak with Brian McLaren about his new book, "The Great Spiritual Migration" the great consciousness shift changing American politics, culture and religion and whether or not Christianity is at the beginning of it's end, or at a new beginning.