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exciting. It is about God’s word, God’s world and God’s people. It is
vitally important for the church to nurture young Christians into
thinking, speaking and writing about God and the world, and it is even
more important that the Church listen to their voices.
encourages us to do just that: listen to God, listen to the world, and
listen to the voices emerging within the Church, so we can join into
God’s work in the world today.”
Theology Slam is back for 2020
We’re delighted to launch the Theology Slam 2020
Judged by some of the top theologians and communicators
in the Christian world, Theology Slam aims to encourage a new
generation to think theologically about the world around them – and to
encourage the church to listen to what they have to say.
Could you or someone you know be the next Theology Slam
The competition is open to anyone aged between 18
It doesn’t matter whether you are a theology graduate or
whether you’ve never been to university – if you are interested in
thinking about God, and using that thinking to try to get to grips with
some of the most important issues of our times, then we’d love you to
Round one: 500 words on a contemporary issue
To enter the competition you need to write 500 words on
one of twelve contemporary issues. You can explore your chosen topic as
a whole or pick one specific aspect – the key point is that your piece
is theological and relevant to everyday life.
Round two: Theology Slam Live Final
Three finalists will have the opportunity to refine
their piece into a punchy 7-10 minute talk with the help of a public
speaking coach. They will present their ideas in front of a live
audience and panel of judges at the Theology Slam Final on Thursday 26
The deadline for entries to round one is 5 January 2020
Choose your topic and submit your entry at www.churchtimes.co.uk/theology-slam-entry-form
Not aged 18-30?
You have a vital role in helping us to spread the word
about the competition. Please encourage young adults in your church,
family, department or workplace to enter.
We’d also love for you to join us to watch the live
final in London on Thursday 26 March 2020 at St John’s, Hoxton.
For more information, visit www.churchtimes.co.uk/theology-slam