Acts 29 blogged a recent talk by Don Carson on Five Trends in the Church Today:
1. It is important to observe contradictory trends.
2. Current evangelical fragments are moving into a new phase -- into polarized "clumps."
3. The most dangerous trends in any age are the trends that most people do not see.
4. There is a trend in our churches to be consumed by social concern.
5. There is a trend in our churches to emphasize discipleship over the gospel.
Read the whole thing.