ReThink everything you thought you Knew

ReKnew Conference

You are invited to
The Re|Knew Conference

featuring Greg Boyd


Details

September 21-23, 2017
Woodland Hills Church
1740 Van Dyke Street
St. Paul, MN 55109

Super Early Bird Price: $99 (until June 1)
Early Bird Price: $149 (June 1 – July 31)
Regular Price: $199 (August 1 – September 21)
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About

For ten years, pastor-theologian Greg Boyd has wrestled with one question: How can Christians reconcile the peaceful life and message of Jesus with the violent depictions of God in the Old Testament? The result of his struggle was a breakthrough discovery: the Cruciform Hermeneutic.

Having been released in his books, The Crucifixion of the Warrior God and Cross Vision, Greg is going to present this revolutionary way to read the Bible at the first annual Re|Knew Conference. Held at Woodland Hills Church in St. Paul, the conference will be an exciting time of presentations, music, networking, and prayer. You’ll come away challenged and inspired.

Don’t miss it!

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Speakers

Greg Boyd Greg Boyd is an internationally acclaimed pastor and theologian. He’s the author of over 20 books, including Letters from a Skeptic and The Myth of a Christian Nation. He is the co-founder of Woodland Hills Church, where he currently serves as senior pastor, and the founder of Re|Knew. Greg is a passionate and energetic speaker who merges the heart and the mind, and he’s thrilled to be launching the Re|Knew Conference in 2017.
Bruxy Cavey
Bruxy Cavey is the teaching pastor at The Meeting House, a church for people who aren’t into church. The Meeting House is a multisite Anabaptist congregation in Ontario, Canada where thousands of people connect with God and each other through a widespread house church network, Sunday services, and online interactions. (You can learn more about The Meeting House at www.themeetinghouse.com.) Bruxy is also author of The End of Religion and (re)union. Bruxy and his wife, Nina, have three daughters and live in Hamilton, Ontario.
Dennis Edwards
Dennis Edwards is the senior pastor of Sanctuary Covenant Church in Minneapolis, MN and the author of 1 Peter in the Story of God Bible Commentary series. He holds a B.S. in chemical engineering from Cornell University, an M.Div. in urban ministry from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, and a Ph.D. in biblical studies from the Catholic University of America. He has been an adjunct instructor of Bible and New Testament Greek at various seminaries. Dennis has been married to Susan Steele Edwards for 34 years. They have four adult children and one grandchild.

More speaker bios coming soon…

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Schedule:

THURSDAY

1pm – check-in
2pm – Opening Worship
3pm – Coffee Break
3:30pm – Keynote One
5:00pm – Dinner Break
7:30pm – Evening option: Homebrewed Christianity Live Podcast

FRIDAY

9am – Keynote Two
10:30am – Coffee Break
11:00am – Roundtable Discussions
12:00pm – Lunch Break
2:00pm – Keynote Three
3:30pm – Coffee Break
4:00pm – Panel Discussion
5:30pm – Dinner Break
7:30pm – Evening option: Not Dead Yet in concert

SATURDAY

9:00am – Keynote Four
10:30am – Coffee Break
11:00am – Closing Worship
12:00pm – Adjourn
(5:00pm – All conferees are welcome to attend Saturday evening worship at Woodland Hills)

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Sponsors

For information on how your organization can sponsor the Re|Knew Conference, please email tony@jopaproductions.com.


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FAQs

Q: Who is the Re|Knew Conference for?

A: The Re|Knew Conference is for anyone who’s perplexed by the violent depictions of God in the Old Testament and how they seem to contradict Jesus’ portrayal of God as loving and peaceful. This includes pastors, but it also includes many other people, too. During the conference, we will have affinity groups for you to discuss the implications of the cruciform hermeneutic in your own life and ministry.

 

Q: What will I get at the conference that I can’t get in Greg’s books?

A: Greg’s books, Cross Vision and The Crucifixion of the Warrior God, develop his argument in writing, but there’s nothing like hearing him speak about these ideas. Plus, at the conference, Greg will be in conversation with others—some of whom don’t always agree with him. And there will be chances for you to ask your own questions as well.

 

Q: Are meals included?

A: Snacks, refreshments, coffee, tea, etc. will be provided, but meals are on your own. We will provide lots of local restaurant suggestions, and we can even help you find someone to eat with!

 

Q: How should I get there?

A: Woodland Hills Church is on the east side of St. Paul, Minnesota. The closest airport is Minneapolis-St. Paul (MSP). There is ample parking at the church if you drive or rent a car. Ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft cost about $30 from MSP to Woodland Hills.

 

Q: Where should I stay?

A: Watch this spot for negotiated room blocks at local hotels. But, to be honest, you’ll get the best rates using an online service like Priceline, Kayak, or Trivago. Also, consider AirBnB or another house-sharing site.

 

Q: What is your refund policy?

A: Through August 30, 2017, you may have your registration refunded, less a $25 handling fee. As of September 1, there are no refunds.

 

Q: Is there a discount for seminary students? How about for members of Woodland Hills Church?

A: There are no discounts during the Super Early Bird registration. After that, if you are a seminary student, email tony@jopaproductions.com for a discount code (you will have to register with your .edu email account). And if you attend Woodland Hills, watch the bulletin for a code.

 

Q: Can I bring a group?

A: Yes, groups are encouraged! And if you register a group of five or more, you get a free copy of Crucifixion of the Warrior God!

 

Q: Can my organization sponsor the conference?

A: Yes, we welcome sponsors at various levels. If you would like information, please email tony@jopaproductions.com.

 

Q: Are you going to do this again next year?

A: Yes, we plan to!


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