am in manchester tomorrow night for the launch of blah... manchester. i am excited about this. ben edson and i have been dreaming it up for a few months. ben then pulled together a team to make it happen. it's co-sponsored by CMS and Church Army. it will be a space for reflection, conversation, making friends and dreaming about mission, worship, church, spirituality and all that as it relates to the emerging culture.
i have the honour of being the first speaker which i am a bit daunted by but have been working hard on my thoughts/presentation which is
the title is inspired by the book of the same name by marshall mcluhan. in fact we will be discussing some of his probes on culture, media, technology and making the world new. probes are short provocations designed to get under the skin, provoke thinking. click on the image for an example. i've got four probes of my own to encourage reflection and conversation on mission in the emerging culture.
i haven't blogged about it before because all the places went too quickly. but mail blah if you want to be added to the mailing list about future blah... manchester events. anyway details below...
Tuesday 19 April | 6:30-8:30pm | Drinks and refreshments provided | Admission free
Venue: Church House, Fourth Floor, 90 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 2GH
in case you were wondering when the next blah... london will be we are planning a couple for the summer june/july. watch this space.