I saw Oikos pop up in the Typepad blogs and a few clicks later, I was reading French language blogging about God - Funny thing is that I know these people in Paris, I have stayed with Jonathon Finley in their WiFi house during an event earlier this year (read my old blog entry for the skinny), and the guy visiting them this weekend, by the name of Matt Glock, is a good friend of mine also.
Great story: I am on a flight from Brisbane to Sydney 2 years ago and the guy next to me, reading a Newsweek is an American. I tell him I live in Europe and He tells me he has a brother who is a missionary living in Grenoble, France. I say, "Well, that would probably be Matt Glock" and this guy totally flips out - "You know my brother?????"
Anyway, Mat led an event in Paris recently on Emergent church (I was at the first one in Paris this year) and Al took some notes - a whole lot of notes on the main speaker, Stuart Murray.
Best note from Stuart's teaching from Al's notes:
". Many are post-charismatic.
· After 20 years, they would rather shoot themselves than sing another chorus."