Conversations, VOLUME 7

Mike Bowling / Chris Smith – Slow Church Conference [Audio]

Mike Bowling

Here is the sixth and final audio recording 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… ]

Mike Bowling is pastor of Englewood Christian Church.
Chris Smith is a member of Englewood Christian Church, and co-author of the SLOW CHURCH book.

Chris has written an ebook on Englewood’s practice of conversation entitled The Virtue of Dialogue: Conversation as a Hopeful Practice of Church Communities.

The title of their talk was “The Practice of Conversation in the Local Church”


[ CLICK HERE to download MP3’s of both parts of this talk ]

Part I:


Part II:


Photo Credit: Felipe Martinez (used with Permission)



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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at:

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