Drew Goodmanson has an interesting post that should give some perspective to emerging-type churches.
To make a Kingdom-impact on your local community and the world-at-large, you must move from Deconstruction to Kingdom Building.
If you are an emerging church, what is your identity? As I attend ‘postmodern’ or churches that would say they are ‘emerging’ they usually can tell me what they are not. We don’t have central leadership, we don’t sing old-school hymns, we don’t have traditional worship, we don’t…[fill in the blank]. In the long run, I don’t think you can rally too many people to this cause and anti-identity.