Transforming Conversations with Chris Smith
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In the polarized era in which we live, it is often taken for granted that we don't know how to talk with others, especially others whose background and perspective differ from our own. In this workshop with author Chris Smith, we will explore both theologically and scripturally why conversation is an essential practice for churches, and how churches can bear witness to the transforming power of conversation in our polarized times. Workshop participants will also practice conversation with each other.
Registration is free, but is required. Please register here.
This event is being held in conjunction with a free lunchtime lecture, which is open to the public. Find out more about that event here.
C. Christopher Smith lives on the Near Eastside of Indianapolis, Illinois, where he serves as Senior Editor of The Englewood Review of Books. Chris, his wife Jeni, and their family are part of the Englewood Christian Church community, and he is also the author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church. Find him online here.
This event is co-sponsored by Regent Exchange: Churches for the Common Good and the Office of Church Involvement.
Paid parking available at Regent College and UBC.