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Morality for Exiles in 1 and 2 Peter: Partakers of the Divine Nature - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The challenge of 1 Peter and 2 Peter in the first century is also the challenge to Christians in the 21st century. The coming of God's future kingdom determines Christian morality in the present. Recognizing what is ultimately important, Christians live holy lives in the present as a witness to the surrounding culture."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Thompson, James
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Peter Remembered: Last Words: Legacy of Paul (2 Peter 3:14-16) - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "2 Peter, a letter in the form of a testament, remembers the life and ministry of "Simon Peter, a slave and apostle of Jesus Christ" (2 Peter 1:1) for believers coping with the delayed return."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Thompson, Trevor
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Practices of Missional Church Planting: Developing Leaders of Church Planting Movements

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Missional church planters partner with God primarily to gather people and develop leaders. What does it look like to gather people who aren't interested in church? Explore what it looks like to develop such people into leaders who catalyze church-planting movements."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Kiser, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Practices of Missional Renewal and Church Planting: Reciprocal Moves from Theology to Practice - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Missional leaders nurture intimate, Christ-filled environments, not by replicating programs but through personal relationships focused on mission. These churches have the potential to spread like a virus. What energizes these movements? What do they look like? How do they minister?"
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Rheenen, Gailyn Van
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Radical Journey in Faith: God Calls a Lawyer to Orphans in China - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Harmony Outreach ministers to Chinese orphans abandoned because they were born with special needs. Our goal is to transform their lives of hopeless abandonment into something new through three steps to hope (foster care, surgery, and adoption)."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Bentley, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Rethinking Youth Ministry Models: How to do Less for More: How Can One Youth Leader Do it All?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Mission trips. Retreats. Bible class. Service projects. Relationships. Crisis care. Come hear how one church is rethinking youth ministry to sharpen their focus, emphasize relationships, and empower volunteers to lead."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Cooke, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sacred Rhythms for the Spiritual Life: One Musician in the Philharmonic - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In a frantic world, individual spiritual practices (solitude, silence, prayer, kenosis, secrecy, fasting and others) and communal spiritual disciplines (worship, service, fellowship and mission) help provide space for God. Explore how, individually and communally, we can find sacred rhythms and mature as disciples of Jesus."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Wray, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The School of the Prophets: A Time to Listen and a Time to Speak - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class involves several young prophetic voices that contributed to the First Quarter 2010 issue of Leaven Magazine. We seek to identify and discuss the major problems in churches of Christ today that require courageous prophetic leadership."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Taylor, Jerry
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Secure in Heart: A Woman's Journey to Redemption - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Eve first woke up to her Father delighting over her. But after she fell, did the God of grace restore her? (1 Peter 5:10) As we explore Eve's journey towards redemption, we'll claim a living hope for our own battles."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Weidner, Robin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

So Many Books, So Little Time - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Who can keep up with the dozens of books screaming for your attention? So here is al title help from a not-entirely-reliable guide: Randy's list of the must-read books that have influenced him over the last few years, and why you should read them."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Stone-Campbell Dialogue in Austin: Growing a Grassroots Reconciliation Movement

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class overviews the Stone-Campbell dialogue effort in Austin. Come hear stories of the successes and growing pains of launching a grassroots reconciliation effort. A question-and-answer session with the committee will help prepare you to launch a similar effort."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Pierce, Robert "B.J."
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Treasures of Darkness: The Spiritual Journey of Depression - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Come here a mother share her story in the darkness of losing her daughter, Jenny Bizaillion. Listen as she explores life, scripture and experience and applies them to the struggle of depression and to seeking God in the darkness."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Ross, Beverly
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

We Hope: In Mercy and Justice

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore the preaching of Jerry Taylor in a newly released book from Leafwood Press."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Fleer, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Working Grace by Reclaiming an Old Calling for the New Church: Attention - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Along with the amazing grace by which we are saved stands an amazing grace for which we are saved; to embody God's life on our planet. Join this vibrant conversation with new church planters who are witnessing the life-transforming impact of this calling firsthand."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Smith, Kent; Chapin, Hobby; Willis, Mark & Willis, Katrina
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Working With Families in Indian Country: Opportunities and Possibilities - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How are American Indian families similar to or different from non-native families? Come explore the family from therapeutic settings in Indian country. We will discuss the struggle and resilience in AI families through historic trauma, family systems theory, and spirituality, and how one tribe is bringing change."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Hinson, Waymon
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Adult Children and Aging Parents: Why is my mother driving me crazy? - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore some guilt-producing misconceptions about aging parents considered in light of the Bible. This class makes suggestions about: communication, what aging parents want, promises to avoid, and why aging parents can seem mean-spirited."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Pruett, Charlie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Becoming Integrated Bilingual: Tools for integrating a congregation - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 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 21, 2010
Creator: Gonzales, Carlos & Gonzales, Paul
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Best Practices in Church Financial Management: Avoiding Land Mines in Church Finance - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 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 21, 2010
Creator: Mullican, Jon; Porche, Dickie & Orr, Roland
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library