Dr. Robin R. Meyers, author of The Underground Church,
to speak at conference for progressive Christians
Registration Deadline – September 5
The public is invited to attend Connections Live! 2012, a gathering of progressive Christians on Friday evening and Saturday, September 28-29, 2012 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Temple, Texas. Host of the conferenceis Barbara Wendland of Temple, a lay United Methodist who writes and publishes the internationally circulated monthly letter Connections – http://www.connectionsonline.org/. She is also the author of Misfits: The Church’s Hidden Strength.
The featured speaker will be Dr. Robin R. Meyers, senior pastor of Mayflower Congregational United Church of Christ in Oklahoma City. Dr. Meyers is also a professor at Oklahoma City University and is author of The Underground Church (2012), Saving Jesus from the Church (2009),and Why the Christian Right Is Wrong (2006). Of the Underground Church book, Bill Moyers has said, “The contents of this book are explosive and could turn the world upside down. About time!” Archbishop Desmond Tutu has said, “Read this book if you dare.”
The event will be an opportunity for thoughtful, forward-looking Christians to meet in person, in order to:
- reassure each other that even though our views may be in a minority in our churches or communities, we’re not alone;
- see how we might promote needed change in the church and the world; and
- plan how to support each other in concrete, practical ways.
Registration information is available at http://www.connectionsonline.org/Connpdf/2012%20all%208%20pp%207-21%20rev.pdf.