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Leaving Eden: Grace and Brokenness in Christian and Contemporary Art.

Description: Lecture given Sunday, September 19, 2010, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How are we to encounter God in Art that fails to honestly confront the brokenness and god-forsakenness in the world? An artist and psychologist suggest we must "leave Eden" to find God in the world."
Date: September 19, 2010
Creator: Beck, Richard & McGregor, Dan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Becoming Integrated Bilingual: Taking Spanish Outreach to a New Level - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "If your church has a Spanish outreach or has considered starting one, this class will provide you with tools to begin or improve this new work. This class invites congregation to consider integration as a solution."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Gonzales, Carlos & Gonzales, Paul
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Best Practices in Church Financial Management: Taking the High Road with Church Finances - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class identifies several financial "must do's" - specific policies and procedures that each church needs to put in place. We will also identify and discuss problem areas where churches may struggle."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Mullican, Jon; Porche, Dickie & Orr, Roland
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Big Picture Jesus - Spitting Camels & Swatting Gnats: Four for the Road - Justice, Mercy, Faithfulness, and Love - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The Gospel of Matthew was the favorite for centuries, partly because it brings together Jesus' teachings on "big picture" truths. Rather than "majoring in minors," we'll try to sit at Jesus' feet and let Him remind us of what is important."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Ware, Phil
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Identity in a Non-Christian World: Forming our Identity: Baptism in First Peter - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We will explore how Christian identity developed within the larger Greco-Roman world. We will focus on how 1 Peter uses baptism to create Christian identity and to appropriate a non-Christian ethic. What can we learn from how 1 Peter urges Christians to both distance themselves from and identify with society?"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Sterling, Gregory E.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Christian Race: Reconnecting Diversity and Discipleship.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Early Christian communities participated in the emergence of an alternative "racial" option. This unprecedented multicultural life was not accidental; it was fundamental to discipleship. Separating discipleship from diversity has resulted in separation into racially homogeneous congregations. Help reconnect them, and re-energize Christ's body."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Kirby, Russ
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coffee House: Film Dialogue

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The fifth anniversary of hurricanes Katrina and Rita provide opportunity to engage "Trouble the Water," the Sundance Film Festival's Documentary of the Year for 2008. Filmmaker, actress and rapper Kim Rivers Roberts speaks about the film and takes audience questions"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Roberts, Kimberly Rivers
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Do Liturgy and Ritual have a Place in Worship in Churches of Christ? History and Theology of Christian Worship - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "These classes explore the interesting history of Christian worship, contemplate a theology of worship, and present guidelines and tools toward planning a liturgy with a particular theme."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Walters, Marla
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Empire State of Mind: Choosing Eden Over the Concrete Jungle - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As Christians living in the world's only superpower, we must locate ourselves in a story that celebrates the "Empire of God" over the empires of this world. Which empire will you choose? Egypt? Babylon? Rome? Or the Kingdom of God?"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Packer, Collin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Evangelism: Growing the Church in a Post-Divinci Code Age.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class will consist of prayerful methods and techniques for reaching multiple generations of unchurched and de-churched people. The Class will be a short lecture and guided discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Roysden, Doug
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Extreme Makeover (Whole Creation Renovation): Assessing the Destruction, Beginning the Renovation - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "God's salvation is more than saving the soul; it's remaking the whole of creation, and God's rescuer is also a recruitment to join him in his world-renovating work. Come explore what it means to become co-laborers in God's renovation."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Reynolds, Bert
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Facebook and Adultery: Why Our Wiring Makes us Vulnerable - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Facebook is making it easier than ever to connect with old flames and new interests, and is leaving in its wake couple after devastated couple trying to pick up the pieces of broken marriages. This class will look at why it can be dangerous and what couples can do to protect their most sacred relationship, while still enjoying social media."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Walla, Diana
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Finding God in the Darkness of Divorce: God's Transformation Through the Despair of Divorce - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We are called to be God's presence to those suffering from divorce. Never are people more in need of everything God has to offer than when they experience divorce. We can bring God's light and hope."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Brown, Suzy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

For I Know the Plans I have For You: Developing Christ-Centered Leaders in Today's World

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Mentoring and developing the next generation of leaders comes with challenges. Today's teens and young adults are bombarded with contradictory messages of what defines a "real" person. Come explore leader development with ACU's head football coach and director of athletics."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Mosley, Jared & Thomsen, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Forgiveness in the Workplace - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "From a religious point of view we talk about the importance of forgiveness. How do forgiveness behaviors carry over into the workplace? Discover the motives that prompt one to forgive an offense and outcomes of granting forgiveness."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Cox, Susie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Four Seasons of Marriage: Seasons are Determined by Attitude Not Time - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Marital seasons can be characterized by the emotions, attitudes and actions of the persons in the marriage. The season of a marriage is determined more by attitudes than by age."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hagood, Fate & Hagood, Mira
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library