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Carol Johnston

Here is the fourth of the audio recordings from the Slow Church Conference that we hosted last month here at Englewood Christian Church.

Previously posted talks from the Slow Church conference:

Our aim for the conference was to foster conversation around the work of several key theologians whose work inspired the [easyazon-link asin=”0830841148″ locale=”us”]Slow Church book[/easyazon-link] that John Pattison and I wrote.

[ Download a FREE sampler of the SLOW CHURCH book here… ]

Carol Johnston is Associate Professor of Theology and Culture at Christian Theological Seminary (Indianapolis).

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Christine Pohl

Here is the third of the audio recordings from the Slow Church Conference that we hosted earlier this month here at Englewood Christian Church.

Previously posted talks from the Slow Church conference:

Our aim for the conference was to foster conversation around the work of several key theologians whose work inspired the [easyazon-link asin=”0830841148″ locale=”us”]Slow Church book[/easyazon-link] that John Pattison and I wrote.

[ Download a FREE sampler of the SLOW CHURCH book here… ]

Christine Pohl is Professor of Church and Society at Asbury Theological Seminary.

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David Fitch

Here is the second of the audio recordings from the Slow Church Conference that we hosted last week here at Englewood Christian Church.
*** CLICK HERE for the 1st talk that we posted, by Willie Jennings.

Our aim for the conference was to foster conversation around the work of several key theologians whose work inspired the [easyazon-link asin=”0830841148″ locale=”us”]Slow Church book[/easyazon-link] that John Pattison and I wrote.

[ Download a FREE sampler of the SLOW CHURCH book here… ]

David Fitch is B. R. Lindner Chair of Evangelical Theology at Northern Seminary in Chicago.

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Willie Jennings

Here is the first of the audio recordings from the Slow Church Conference that we hosted last week here at Englewood Christian Church.

Our aim for the conference was to foster conversation around the work of several key theologians whose work inspired the [easyazon-link asin=”0830841148″ locale=”us”]Slow Church book[/easyazon-link] that John Pattison and I wrote.

[ Download a FREE sampler of the SLOW CHURCH book here… ]

Willie Jennings is Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School.

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Slow Church

Yesterday was a big day for the SLOW CHURCH book!

Bob Smietana of Religion News Service (RNS) wrote a really positive article on the book and the growing conversation about Slow Church, and this article was picked up by a number of outlets including The Washington Post!

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Slow Church
 

In just about 2 months, the SLOW CHURCH book that I have co-written with John Pattison will be released!

(I’m told that the book is going to the printer today…)

Slow Church:
Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus

Paperback: IVP / Praxis, 2014

PRE-ORDER your copy now from Amazon or IVPress

(If you haven’t already… Thanks to those of you who have pre-ordered copies!)
 

Two important developments this week:

1) The Slow Church conference is two weeks away!
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[easyazon-image align=”none” asin=”0830841148″ locale=”us” height=”333″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/614vjqnMfQL.jpg” width=”222″ alt=”Slow Church” ]Many of you know that I have been co-writing a book with John Pattison, entitled:

SLOW CHURCH: Cultivating Community in the Patient Way of Jesus.

(IVP / Praxis Books / June 2014)
 
I haven’t said much about the book here, so thought I would fill you in on a few things.
 
The book is now available for pre-order (ships after Memorial Day):
[ Amazon  ]    [ Intervarsity Press ]
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Regular readers may have noticed that we were a little slower than usual in posting new material and on the social networks.

I’ve found myself in a crazy storm with trying to do revisions on the SLOW CHURCH book manuscript, and with getting ready to run the official bookstore for the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) conference next month (including getting the next issue of our print magazine out before then…)

Here’s a couple of pieces related to what I’ve been working on:

 

The Wake Up CallThe Wake Up Call –
12 November 2012

Like the smell of strong coffee wafting down the hall, we offer a few book-related thoughts and stories to jumpstart your day…

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ERB Editor Chris Smith’s feature article on Slow Church for the December issue of Sojourners is now available online…  Read and Share!

 

Today is the birthday of Elizabeth Cady Stanton (b. 1815).  Download a FREE ebook of her book The Woman’s Bible!!!

 

“What the public wants is the image of passion, not passion itself.” – Critic Roland Barthes, born on this day 1815.

 

“To the artist there is never anything ugly in nature.” – Artist Auguste Rodin, born on this day 1840.

 

Book News:

 

Thanks be to God for this new day, may it be full of beauty and grace!

The Wake Up Call image via WikiMedia Commons

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An excerpt from the classic book

Does God Need The Church? Toward a Theology of the People of God.

Gerhard Lohfink.

Paperback: Michael Glazier Books, 1999.
Buy now:  [ Amazon ]

Editor’s note: This is one of the primary works that provides the theological undergirding for our Slow Church book.






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