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What Is Christianity21?

posted by Tony Jones

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Christianity21 is an event that JoPa Productions is producing next October 9-11.  And it’s the first event of its kind — historic, you might say.

You see, we have invited 21 of the most compelling voices we can find to present the one idea that they’re most passionate about — the one idea that they think must be heard by Christians in the 21st century.

Each presenter gets 21 minutes to share that idea (think TED Talks).

And each presenter is a woman.

No, this is not a women’s conference.  These are, quite simply, the voices that we need to hear at this point in history.

Christianity21 is open to all — you don’t need to be a pastor to attend.  If you’re interesting in the ways that Christianity is changing, then Christianity21 is for you.



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jhimm

posted April 1, 2009 at 10:16 am


it is almost certain that i’m moving to Minneapolis in a few months. if this turns out to be the case, i’m all over this.



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cas

posted April 1, 2009 at 10:25 am


Now that is a great idea! But will the men show up to hear them as we’ve been doing for them forever and a day???



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Matt Cleaver

posted April 1, 2009 at 10:50 am


Is it a good or bad sign that when I first read through the list of presenters I didn’t even make the connection that they were all women?



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Makeesha

posted April 1, 2009 at 11:02 am


it’s a good sign Matt :)



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Ted Seeber

posted April 1, 2009 at 3:35 pm


This conference makes me more convinced than ever that “Emergent Christianity” is just a rehash of Vatican II- for Protestants- complete with the feminist whitewashing away of male influence in the Church.



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Theresa Seeber

posted April 1, 2009 at 6:57 pm


I don’t see coming up with $200/each for David and I to attend, let alone airfare (but you know, we call FIRST DIBS on your couch if that changes) so is it going to be recorded for viewing online at a later date?



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Sara

posted April 2, 2009 at 11:36 pm


Weeoow, $200 is a bit steep. Is there a reduced price for early birds, students, and/or pastors?



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