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How (And How Not) to Watch a Movie

Christian Union New York adopted a new format for their latest salon on March 26, 2019, when they invited guest speaker Caleb Brown to speak on the topic How (And How Not) to Watch a Movie. Rather than the usual lecture followed by Q&A format, Brown led a room of nearly thirty attendees through the pilot episode of Downton Abbey, taking regular pauses to point to the expertly crafted use of camera-angles, iconography, and audio that casual viewers (i.e. the majority of us) rarely pick up on. A short but lively discussion followed.



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Fasting: Personal Torture or Connection with God?

On Wednesday February 27, Christian Union New York hosted a salon on the important, though not overly popular, spiritual discipline of fasting. With Lent commencing on March 6, this discussion, led by Professor Amy Davis Abdallah of Nyack College, explored the biblical underpinnings of fasting, best practices, and its connection to Lent. Over thirty attendees were present.



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The following was recorded at the CU Cities Conference held from June 22 - 23, 2018 in New York City. In this plenary, Claude Alexander explores the topic, "Turning the World Upside Down." (41:25)

The following was recorded at the CU Cities Conference held from June 22 - 23, 2018 in New York City. In this plenary, Claude Alexander explores the topic, "Turning the World Upside Down." (41:25)

The following was recorded at the CU Cities Conference 2018 held from June 22 - 23, 2018 in New York City. (48:24)

The following was recorded at the CU Cities Conference held from June 22 - 23, 2018 in New York City. (50:27)

The following was recorded at the CU Cities Conference held from June 22 - 23, 2018 in New York City. (43:00)

Scott Crosby, director of Christian Union Cities, shares on the model of Christian Union’s professional ministry and the power of networks to transform society. He draws on historical examples like the Reformation to show that it is when believers from all realms of society utilize influence to serve God that long-term biblical change can be fostered.

The following was recorded at the CU Cities Conference held from June 22 - 23, 2018 in New York City. (33:19)

The following plenary talk by Matt Bennett was recorded at Nexus 2018. (34:13)

The following plenary talk by David Bryant was recorded at Nexus 2018. (36:45)

 
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