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Everyday Theology – A Fascinating Conference in Austin, TX (October 5th & 6th)

If you live in or even near Austin, TX, I think you would find this gathering about Everyday Theology, unique, meaningful, and helpful for everyday life.  The gathering begins Friday evening, October 5th with a presentation by Dr. Roger Olson, of Truett Theological Seminary, on the need for embracing theology not merely as an academic exercise, but as a part of everyday life.

Roger Olson will be followed by 13 practitioners from 13 different church communities, sharing for 15 minutes, where they will explore how theology shapes our activities and thinking, not just on Sunday, but Monday through Saturday as well. The cost for this conference is just $20 if you sign up before October 1st, and it even includes a catered lunch on Saturday! Here are some of the speakers and the topics they will be sharing on.

Julie ClawsonBread, Circuses and the Kingdom of God

Carrie GrahamThe Stoplight Purgatories

Ryan HairstonTheology and Proximity

Sean HenryThe Help v. Host: Dirt, Coffee & The Last Supper

Cecil LinkeThe Everyday Theology of Perseverance

Sam MyrickSabbath: The Gift Everyone Needs but (Almost) No One is Unwrapping

Kyle SearsEveryday Theology of Community Partnerships

Matt SingletonYOLO, Nihilism, and The Ultimate Meaning of Punctuation in the High School English Classroom

Gideon TsangThe Tedious Work of Mundane Neighboring

Mike WatsonWhy Comfort Must be our First Response to the Shared Pain of Others

JR WoodwardTheology at the Theater: Watching Film as a Communal Spiritual Discipline

To find out more information about this gathering and how to sign up, check out the webpage.  As you scroll down the page, after the schedule you will find a list of each of the speakers names, if you click on the name you can get a paragraph description of their talk along with a short bio.  Check it out!  I’m going to be there.  I hope to see you there!

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