Eye Exams.

Every Sunday morning, I run out in my jammies to grab the paper. I subscribe to the Indianapolis Star–well, up until I cancelled it this week. I am disappointed EVERY week when I flip it open. Of course, I like the ads from the electronics stores. And occasionally, some story catches my attention, but for the most part, I’m paying for something I’m not using, only to toss it away. Kind of like the asparagus I wasted last week. My feeling is the same whether it’s a slightly not-so-mainstream vegetable or an inch-and-a-half of pulp paper going wanh-wah-wanh-wah, wan-wah. No I’m not illiterate (and I DO like asparagus). I just have a hard time caring about what’s going on around the state of Indiana. I’m not the most committed Hoosier. I guess that’s okay since my days as one are numbered, but I doubt I’ll be much more of a statesman in Colorado–but maybe I will.I was having lunch with a buddy recently and I noticed how much he’d comment on improvements he’d like to make in our town of Columbus, as well as eventually have influence on the state-level. I admired him for it. It reminded me of an insight another friend made that first made me aware of my lack of local interest. Then I realized, some of us are near-sighted, and some of us are far-sighted. And I guess, yes, some of us have 20/20. I’m not talking literally, but about what focal planes our eyes are fixed upon. And I guess it might be different categorically, not just geo-political. But the bottom-line is that he didn’t focus on the things I did, nor did I focus on the things he did, yet together, we have perfect vision.Differences in how we see things has gone from being divisive, for me, to being something that makes life GENUINELY interesting. [Brother Maynard](http://subversiveinfluence.com/wordpress/) posted a [fun survey](http://quizfarm.com/test.php?q_id=43870) recently, that srot of shows you where you fit in by modern theological measures. Here’s how I shook down:**Eric’s Theological WorldView (according to [QuizFarm.com](http://quizfarm.com))**

You scored as Emergent/Postmodern. You are Emergent/Postmodern in your theology. You feel alienated from older forms of church, you don’t think they connect to modern culture very well. No one knows the whole truth about God, and we have much to learn from each other, and so learning takes place in dialogue. Evangelism should take place in relationships rather than through crusades and altar-calls. People are interested in spirituality and want to ask questions, so the church should help them to do this.

Emergent/Postmodern
96%
Neo orthodox
64%
Evangelical Holiness/Wesleyan
57%
Classical Liberal
46%
Charismatic/Pentecostal
43%
Roman Catholic
39%
Reformed Evangelical
36%
Modern Liberal
36%
Fundamentalist
14%

What’s your theological worldview?
created with QuizFarm.com Post your results in the comments, and we’ll see just what we can learn!

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