Special Events This Week . . .

April 12, 2010

The short notice notwithstanding, these events are sure to be worth a gander:

12 CITIES | 12 CONVERSATIONS

“In 1974, Billy Graham convened 2,700 Christian leaders in Lausanne, Switzerland to mobilize the global Church and respond to the issues of their day.  From October 16–25 in Cape Town, South Africa 4,000 pastors, teachers, ministry professionals, and young visionaries from more than 200 countries will continue the tradition to determine how today’s Church responds to our own challenges.   To prepare for Cape Town, 12 Cities will host 12 Conversations to hear from this generation on the issues,” such as poverty, HIV/AIDS, trafficking, injustice, persecution, diversity, globalization, relativism, consumerism, war, environment, power, recession, race, new media, postmodernity, social action, Gospel, proclamation, education, etc.

  • NYC Conversation: “The Movement of the Gospel in Cities & the Future of the Global Church”
  • Thursday, April 15th, 7.00 – 9.00p
  • Calvary Baptist Church (123 W. 57th St, Manhattan)
  • Panelists: Bethany Hoang, Gary L. Frost, Louie Giglio, John Huffman, Tim Keller, Gabe Lyons, Peter Pretorius
  • Moderator: Jim Belcher
  • Registration required here.
  • (Boston Conversation – June 1st – details are here.)

ERIC METAXAS LECTURE

“Acclaimed author, essayist and cultural commentator Eric Metaxas will share lessons and insights drawn from his new biography of the 20th century German theologian and martyr Dietrich Bonhoeffer as he delivers the annual Macricostas Lecture at Western Connecticut State University.”  The new book is entitled, simply, “Bonhoeffer: A Biography.” More details can be found here.

  • Friday, April 16th, 7.00p
  • Western Conn. State Univ. – Midtown Campus (181 White St, Danbury, CT) :: Science Building, Room 125
  • Book-signing & reception to follow in the Science Building Atrium
  • Free admission
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