We've heard much for decades now
about climate change in North American Christianity. Mainline decline. The rise
of evangelicalism. Mushrooming megachurches and disappearing mid-sized
congregations. Persons who claim to be spiritual but not religious.
Post-Christian and post-Christendom North America. A remarkable increase in the
de-churched and of persons who check "none" regarding religion.
But we also see significant
renewal movements. Missional church. Emerging/emergent church. The new
Woven through the climate change
and movements of renewal are serious and provocative questions about the
relationship between Christianity and "church."
We invite you to attend the
Inaugural Re-Mind & Re-New Conference at Phillips Theological Seminary. The
conference, formerly known as Ministers' Week, is an educational event designed
to foster the renewal of participant's minds and spirits. Featured speakers
include: Dianna Butler Bass, Nadia Bolz-Weber, Chris Haw, and Craig Van
A registration fee of $90
inlcudes the program, coffee breaks and dinner on Tuesday evening. Registration
deadline is January 9, 2012. Register for the conference
The conference is preceded by a free webinar on November 30, 2011 at 10:00
a.m. CST. Led by Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, the webinar will briefly address
conference topics and introduce participants to selected writings from featured