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January 16th – Andy Crouch: Culture Making, Playing God, and the Common Good

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Read The Banner‘s write up on this event here!

“Absolute love transfigures absolute power.  And power transfigured by love is the power that made and saves the world.”

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On January 16th the TrueCity network is hosting a special one-day event to encourage and challenge us to live more fully into the vision of being churches together for the good of our city.  Culture Making, Playing God, and the Common Good will feature noted Christian author and speaker Andy Crouch.

In the morning’s session Andy will lead us in an exploration of what role churches have in pursuing the common good.  The afternoon session will explore the question, “in a world marked by the abuse of power, how can Christian leaders use power in ways that lead to restoration, healing, and human flourishing?

Andy Crouch is the author of the influential book Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling. Published in 2008, it was awarded Christianity Today’s Book Award for Christianity and Culture and was named one of the best books of that year by Publishers Weekly, Relevant, Outreach and Leadership.  His most recent book is Playing God: Redeeming the Gift of Power, published in October, 2013. Click to read: Andy Crouch biography

This event is not to be missed!  Our day together will be a deeply formative and inspiring experience as Andy shares a transformative vision for how churches can work together for the good of our city by redeeming the gift of power.


Thursday January 16th, 2014


10:00 – 12:00  Morning Session – Churches and the Common Good

12:00 – 1:30  Lunch break – lunch not provided

1:30 – 3:30  Afternoon Session –  Redeeming the Gift of Power

Ticket Costs

$20 for one session, $30 for both sessions


Immanuel Christian Reformed Church
61 Mohawk Road West
Hamilton, ON