Common Good vs. Common Ground

Ken Myers, Mars Hill Audio

  • Date Sep 19, 2013
  • Venue Warner Memorial Library
    Eastern University
    1300 Eagle Road
    Saint Davids, PA 19087

Ken Myers is the host and producer of the MARS HILL AUDIO Journal, a bimonthly audio magazine that examines issues in contemporary culture from a framework shaped by Christian conviction. He was formerly the editor of This World: A Journal of Religion and Public Life, a quarterly journal whose editor-in-chief was Richard John Neuhaus. Prior to his tenure at This World, he was executive editor of Eternity, the Evangelical monthly magazine. For eight years, he was a producer and editor for National Public Radio, working for much of that time as arts and humanities editor for the two news programs, Morning Edition and All Things Considered

Mr. Myers writes a regular column for Touchstone magazine (“Contours of Culture”) and serves as an advisory editor for Christianity Today. His book All God’s Children and Blue Suede Shoes: Christians and Popular Culture (Crossway Books) has been used in college and seminary classes since its publication in 1989. He has also written for numerous periodicals, including The Wilson Quarterly, TableTalk, Discipleship Journal, World, and First Things. He has served on the Arts on Radio and Television Panel for the National Endowment for the Arts, and he lectures frequently at colleges, universities, and churches around the country.

He is a graduate of the University of Maryland, where he studied film theory and criticism, and of Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. He serves as music director at All Saints Anglican Church in Ivy, Virginia. He and his wife Kate have a large garden, a dog, two grown children, and a granddaughter.