(August 20, 2010)

Contact: Rick DelaHaya, Centenary News Services, 318.869.5073

CLC presents "A seminar with Brian McLaren" Monday, Nov. 15

SHREVEPORT, La. (Centenary News Service) — The Christian Leadership Center (CLC) at Centenary College of Louisiana will host a one-day seminar featuring Brian McLaren on Monday, Nov. 15 from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Registration is now open to all.

Brian McLaren
Brian McLaren

Registration cost for "Servant Leaders as Agents of Social Change: A Seminar with Brian McLaren" is $75 on or before September 13 or $100 after September 13; clergy and Centenary alumni, faculty, and staff will receive a $15 discount.

Brian McLaren served as a pastor for more than 20 years, has been active in church planting and networking, and in 2005 was named one of the "25 most Influential Evangelicals in America" by Time magazine. He has written more than 10 provocative books, and stimulated much conversation among clergy and laypersons alike. His most recent influential books are A Generous Orthodoxy (2004) about the emerging church, Everything Must Change (2007) about social change, and A New Kind of Christianity (2010) about the most significant questions facing the church today.

Brian McLaren comes to Shreveport hosted by the Christian Leadership Center at Centenary College of Louisiana. A faith-based program committed to creating educational opportunities at the intersection of faith and intellect, the CLC offers academic programs and mission experiences for undergraduate students, graduate students and the larger community. The CLC is dedicated to theological study, innovative leadership training, interreligious and interdenominational dialogue, issues of peace and justice, spiritual formation, and Christian discipleship.

For more information on the seminar or events at the CLC, contact Jennifer Strange at 318.869.5156.

About Centenary College of Louisiana

Centenary College is a private, four-year arts and sciences college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. Founded in 1825, it is the oldest chartered liberal arts college west of the Mississippi River and is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Centenary is one of 16 colleges and universities constituting the Associated Colleges of the South and has been recognized as "One of the Best 371 Colleges" by the Princeton Review and one of "America's Best Colleges" and one of "America's Best Private Colleges" by Forbes.com. In 2008 Centenary College celebrated 100 years in Shreveport and Bossier City.