2017 October 1 – Ruby Sales
Public Theologian, Historian, Activist, Social Critic, and Educator
Founder, Director-The SpiritHouse Project, Atlanta
“How Can We Talk About Race and Use Our Faith to Make a Difference?”
Two Sessions: Place and exact times TBA
2018 April 8 – Robin Meyers
Theme, Lectures, and Venue To Be Announced.
Dr. Robin Meyers is an ordained minister in the United Church of Christ, the Distinguished Professor of Social Justice at Oklahoma City University, a best-selling author, a columnist, and an award-winning commentator for National Public Radio. He has been the Senior Minister of Mayflower Congregational UCC church of Oklahoma City since 1985, the fastest growing UCC church in the Kansas Oklahoma conference.
Dr. Meyers is the author of eight books: With Ears to Hear: Preaching as Self-Persuasion; Morning Sun on a White Piano: Simple Pleasures and the Sacramental Life; The Virtue in the Vice: Finding Seven Lively Virtues in the Seven Deadly Sins; Why the Christian Right is Wrong: A Minister’s Manifesto for Taking Back Your Faith, Your Flag, and Your Future; Saving Jesus from the Church: How To Stop Worshiping Christ and Start Following Jesus; The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus; and Spiritual Defiance: Building a Beloved Community of Defiance; and (his latest) Undone: Faith as Resistance to Ego, Orthodoxy, and Empire.