Dr. Robin R. Meyers - April 13 & 14, 2012
Past Speakers

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Dr. Robin Meyers, is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ (UCC), a tenured professor in the philosophy department at Oklahoma City University, an author, a syndicated columnist, and an award-winning commentator for National Public Radio. He has been the Senior Minister of Mayflower Congregational UCC church of Oklahoma City, the fastest-growing UCC church in the Kansas-Oklahoma conference, since 1985.

Dr. Robin Meyers was born in Oklahoma City, and grew up in Wichita, Kansas. After graduating from Wichita State University (1975), he received his MDiv from the Graduate Seminary of Phillips University (1979) and his Doctor of Ministry degree from Drew University in Madison, New Jersey (1981). In 1991 he was awarded a PhD by the University of Oklahoma's Communication Department, for his work in the area of persuasion and preaching.

Meyers is the author of five books, a textbook on preaching entitled: With Ears to Hear: Preaching as Self-Persuasion; Morning Sun on a White Piano: Simple Pleasures and the Sacramental Life, endorsed by Bill Moyers; The Virtue in the Vice: Finding Seven Lively Virtues in the Seven Deadly Sins, endorsed by Desmond Tutu; Why the Christian Right is Wrong: A Minister’s Manifesto for Taking Back Your Faith, Your Flag, and Your Future. And his newest book, Saving Jesus From The Church: How To Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus.

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Friday, April 13th, 2012
Session 1:   "How to Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus"
Time: 7 pm

Saturday, April 14th, 2012
Session 1:   "Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus"
Time: 9 am

Session 2:  "The Church of the Future and How We Get From Here to There."
A discussion lead by Dr. Meyers.
Time: 11:00 am


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