Posted by Sean Flynt on 2012-07-19

Samford will host a multimedia musical exploration of the “Ingredients of Excellence” with influential Christian author Andy Crouch Thursday, Aug. 2 at 7 p.m. in the university’s Brock Recital Hall. A limited number of public tickets are available for $10 each. Tickets may be purchased online or by phone at (205) 726-2853.

Andy Crouch is a dynamic and creative musician, producer, minister, editor and author of Culture Making: Recovering Our Creative Calling, winner of Christianity Today’s 2009 Book Award for Christianity and Culture, and named one of the best books of 2008 by Publishers Weekly, Relevant, Outreach and Leadership. He serves on the governing boards of Fuller Theological Seminary and Equitas Group, a philanthropic organization focused on ending child exploitation in Haiti and Southeast Asia. He is also a member of the editorial board of Books & Culture, a senior fellow of the International Justice Mission’s IJM Institute, and a member of the Board of Advisers for the John Templeton Foundation.

The event is the culmination of the two-day Church Media Institute at Samford, which Crouch will help lead. All ticket proceeds will support the 2012 Church Media Institute.
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About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.