About My Book, A Networked Conspiracy

kinnon —  July 5, 2006 — 5 Comments

Networkebig-1At the top of the right column of this blog you’ll see a picture of my book and links to purchase it. Perhaps I should tell you a little about it. First it’s a combination audio book and softcover 55 page booklet featuring the entire text of the audio book – including 50 reference links. Those links will be are mirrored on the website I’m building for the book – I wasn’t expecting the book to be released until late July – so the site is “under construction” up.

The book was partly written as the result of frustration with “modern” church leadership. We’ve become great at “delivering services” while ignoring the incredible potential that exists in the people to whom we “deliver those services.” In the Cluetrain universe we now inhabit, many, if not all people want to be involved. They want to both listen and be heard – they want to engage and be engaged. The one way communication of most “churchianity” just doesn’t cut it for them/us – and we not only want to be heard…we will be heard.

I quote the Cluetrain Manifesto Thesis 95: We are waking up and linking to each other. We are watching. But we are not waiting.

This will scare command-and-control church leadership – but it should excite those who truly have a desire to see the church positively impact the globe.

Here are links to the first six minutes of the audio book – and a pdf of the same material.

Download Chapter01.mp3 (724.6K)
Download Chapter02.mp3 (2108.6K)
Download Chapter03.mp3 (3909.6K)
Download A Networked Conspiracy Excerpt.pdf (1095.6K)

Or zipped together:
Download A Networked Conspiracy Excerpt.zip (7316.2K)

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A television editor, writer & director since 1978. A Christian since 1982. More than a little frustrated with the Church in the West since late in the last millennium.

5 responses to About My Book, A Networked Conspiracy

  1. “This will scare command-and-control church leadership ”

    I wonder if that is putting it mildly?

    Looking forward to sampling what you have generously supplied here.

    Will be fun to follow the progress of you book – you’ll give us updates right?

    Keep creating,
    Mike

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  2. It looks like a must buy, although I will stick with reading the transcript, because audio books do not work for me.

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