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Lament for American Christianity, A Conversation with Soong-Chan Rah

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Lighthouse Church

1337 Sutter St

San Francisco, CA 94109

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LAMENT FOR AMERICAN CHRISTIANITY
A Conversation with Soong-Chan Rah

In his latest book, Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times, Soong-Chan Rah writes: “The American church avoids lament. But lament is a missing, essential component of Christian faith. Lament recognizes struggles and suffering, that the world is not as it ought to be. Lament challenges the status quo and cries out for justice against existing injustice.”

In conversation with Scot Sherman, Soong-Chan Rah will discuss the role of prophetic lament in reforming American Christianity.

  • Thursday, January 17, 2019
    – 6:30pm: wine & hors d’oeuvres reception
    – 7:00pm: interview
    – Book signing will follow; copies of book will be available for purchase.
  • 1337 Sutter Street (Lighthouse Church)
  • Tickets: $20.00


ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Rev. Dr. Soong-Chan Rah is professor of church growth and evangelism at North Park University and the author of Prophetic Lament: A Call for Justice in Troubled Times (2015), Many Colors: Cultural Intelligence for a Changing Church (2010), and The Next Evangelicalism: Freeing the Church from Western Cultural Captivity (2009).

Soong-Chan is formerly the founding senior pastor of the Cambridge Community Fellowship Church (CCFC)—a multiethnic, urban ministry-focused church committed to living out the values of racial reconciliation and social justice in the urban context. He has previously been part of a church planting team in the Washington, D.C. area, worked for a number of years with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship in Boston (specifically at MIT), and mobilized CCFC to plant two additional churches. He currently serves on the boards of World Vision, Sojourners, the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA), and the Catalyst Leadership Center.


CONVERSATIONS FOR THE COMMON GOOD

Scot Sherman is the executive director of Newbigin House of Studies, and host of Conversations for the Common Good—public conversations with writers, artists, musicians and leading thinkers about the issues that divide us and the ideals that bring us together.


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6:15pm

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Yes, street parking is available in this neighborhood.

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Yes, until 12:00pm (noon) on the day of the event, you may request a refund. If your plans change, please request a refund to release your ticket to another attendee.

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At 6:15pm a written waitlist will be started at check in. At 7:00pm, depending upon the number of people who have not shown up, a limited number of tickets will be sold to the individuals on the written waitlist.

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