I’ve been doing a little thinking, and a little talking, and it seems that centered-set is more reflective of the idea I’m trying to understand here. While, as one of my friends said, “smart mob church sounds cooler” that is really the method, not the message. And “methods distort the message (via)
What I really want to find out is what it looks like to have a church that defines the core and allows the loose-ties to give strength to the center rather than defining the boundaries and pushing strong-ties. I believe that in this time and in this culture smart mobs might be the best way to achieve this goal, but they themselves are not the goal.