Culture, Community and Communication
Multnomah Biblical Seminary's Institute for the Theology of Culture: New Wine, New Wineskins will hold its annual Spring conference June 2-3, 2011. This conference will consider how to best use the technological resources, forms of communication and space that God has given to develop Christian community in a contemporary cultural setting. The conference is open to the public and will engage leaders from all church sizes and address their concerns as they seek to steward well their mediums of communication.
- Keynote speaker, Quentin Schultze, is a leading voice on media and its place in service to Christian worship and mission, as well as a prolific author. Some of his recent titles include High-Tech Worship? Using Presentational Technologies Wisely; Habits of the High-Tech Heart: Living Virtuously in the Information Age; Communicating for Life: Christian Stewardship in Community and Media, and many more.
- Plenary speaker, Jelani Greenidge, is worship Leader at Irvington Covenant Church. He will discuss the joys, lessons and realities of creating worship space in a multi-ethnic community where preferences vary greatly.
- Plenary speaker, Heather MacKean, will explore how the ancient technology she practices as a nationally renowned Eastern Orthodox iconographer intersects with a postmodern culture to create community in the church.
- Plenary speaker, Rick McKinley, Lead Pastor of Imago Dei Community and prolific author and speaker, will share the story of how God has shaped the character of Imago Dei through its space and location.
- Plenary speaker, Dr. Paul Louis Metzger, director of New Wine, New Wineskins, will provide biblical and theological underpinnings for the church's wise stewardship of its various means of communication. New Wine brings a relational and incarnational theological-cultural vision to this subject.
Join New Wine, New Wineskins and Quentin Schultze for this education conference June 2 - 3, 2011 at Imago Dei Community (1302 SE Ankeny, Portland). For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Multnomah University is a fully accredited, private, non-denominational, Christian institution of higher education, located in Portland, Oregon with teaching sites in Reno, Nevada; Anchorage, Alaska, and Seattle, Washington. Made up of an undergraduate Bible college, a biblical seminary, a graduate school, an adult degree completion program, and an online distance-learning program, Multnomah issues bachelor's and master's degrees and professional certifications and endorsements.