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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

Big Picture Jesus - Spitting Camels & Swatting Gnats: Bringing Near the Distant Horizon - God of All Nations - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 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 21, 2010
Creator: Ware, Phil
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Called Out of Darkness: Race in the American Church - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We have been "called out of darkness into his wonderful light," according to 1 Peter 2:9. However, the American church continues to struggle with segregated worship and racialized politics. This two-part workshop will explore the influence of race on Christianity in America."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Brice, Tanya
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Can't We All Just Get Along? An Honest Look at Race Relations in the Church - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What are the issues dividing the family of God? What is a multicultural church? This session will take an honest look at this thorny issue in light of Scripture's call for the church to be the body of Christ."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Jones, Barron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Identity in a Non-Christian World: Moral Values and Christian Identity: The Household Code of 1 Peter - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 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 21, 2010
Creator: Sterling, Gregory E.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Do Liturgy and Ritual have a Place in Worship in Churches of Christ? Planning a Liturgy with the Theme "Aliens & Light: Finding God in the Darkness" - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 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 21, 2010
Creator: Walters, Marla
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Don't Conform… Transform! Combating the Sexualization of Children in the Media - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Children's ideas concerning sex and sexuality develop gradually and are influenced by their environment. Are Christians comfortable with the images media and culture provide? How does our spiritual community protect children and provide healthy context to support parents? Come and learn how to counterbalance the impacts of popular culture."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Talley, Stephanie & Shewmaker, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Empire State of Mind: Choosing Eden Over the Concrete Jungle - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 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 21, 2010
Creator: Packer, Collin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Extreme Makeover (Whole Creation Renovation): Forget DIY, Let's Have a Barn Raising - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 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 21, 2010
Creator: Reynolds, Bert
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Facebook and Adultery: Good Boundaries Make Good Neighbors (and Safer Marriages) - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 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 21, 2010
Creator: Walla, Diana
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library