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At Work in the Fields of the Lord: Being a Chaplain to a Secular University - What Is a Nice Chaplain Like You Doing in a Place Like This?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Randolph is the first chaplain to the institute at MIT. This class will discuss why the institute made the decision to have a chaplain and the theology of presence that undergirds the role of chaplain in a secular university."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Randolph, Robert M.
Item Type: Sound

Borrowed Creativity - Prizing the Message While Changing in the Methods

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How often does the Christian culture merely resemble a subculture of the current trends in secular America? Perhaps it is not the trends that should alarm believers, but rather the lack of ingenuity displayed within "Christian" creative arts. The artist who professes Christ has a unique calling to originality, relevance and truth."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Morby, Ginger
Item Type: Sound

Borrowed Creativity - The Artist's Calling to an Original Life

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How often does the Christian culture merely resemble a subculture of the current trends in secular America? Perhaps it is not the trends that should alarm believers, but rather the lack of ingenuity displayed within "Christian" creative arts. The artist who professes Christ has a unique calling to originality, relevance and truth."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Morby, Ginger
Item Type: Sound

But I was Just Preaching! Proclaiming Justice and Hope From the Old Testament - After Accusation and Guilt: Preaching the Prophets in the Contemporary Church

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This workshop helps participants think about preaching Old Testament texts concerning justice. Each session addresses a genre of biblical text and panelists discuss the move from text to sermon. Since biblical texts often conceive of justice as reciprocal, generous, mutually beneficial relationships, preaching can help us move beyond guilt to true community."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Hamilton, Mark; Johnson, Stephen & Sensing, Tim
Item Type: Sound

"But I Was Just Preaching!" Proclaiming the Justice and Hope from the Old Testament - "I Don't Like the Way This Story Ends" Justice as a Goal of Narrative Preaching

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This workshop helps participants think about preaching Old Testament texts concerning justice. Each session addresses a genre of biblical text and panelists discuss the move from text to sermon. Since biblical texts often conceive of justice as reciprocal, generous, mutually beneficial relationships, preaching can help us move beyond guilt to true community."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Hamilton, Mark; Johnson, Stephen & Sensing, Tim
Item Type: Sound

Campus Evangelism, Campus Revival, and Spiritual Awakening - Mobilizing Campus Ministries for Maximum Impact

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the 1960s, campus evangelism was the most exciting and controversial movement among Churches of Christ. Led by Jim Bevis and Rex Vermillion, the short-lived ministry touched more than 40,000 students and some 400 campuses. Campus Evangelism "closed its doors" in 1970. Jim Bevis, co-founder of CE, shares his perspective of what happened."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Bevis, Jim R.
Item Type: Sound

Campus Evangelism, Campus Revival, and Spiritual Awakening - What on Earth is God Doing on the Campus Today?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the 1960s, campus evangelism was the most exciting and controversial movement among Churches of Christ. Led by Jim Bevis and Rex Vermillion, the short-lived ministry touched more than 40,000 students and some 400 campuses. Campus Evangelism "closed its doors" in 1970. Jim Bevis, co-founder of CE, shares his perspective of what happened."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Bevis, Jim R.
Item Type: Sound

Campus Evangelism, Campus Revival, and Spiritual Awakening - What Went Right? What Went Wrong?

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the 1960s, campus evangelism was the most exciting and controversial movement among Churches of Christ. Led by Jim Bevis and Rex Vermillion, the short-lived ministry touched more than 40,000 students and some 400 campuses. Campus Evangelism "closed its doors" in 1970. Jim Bevis, co-founder of CE, shares his perspective of what happened."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Bevis, Jim R.
Item Type: Sound

Catalog of Abilene Christian University, 2008-2009

Description: Undergraduate catalog describes the governance, history, academic programs, course descriptions, and campus life of Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. Index begins on page 278.
Date: [2008]
Creator: Abilene Christian University
Item Type: Book

Children of Hell or Children of Heaven? - Capturing the Heart

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "History is replete with examples of well-meaning Christians doing more damage than good. Jesus accused Jewish evangelists of making their own converts children of hell (Matthew 23:15). How do we, with the Lord's help, keep from making the same mistake?"
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Guild, Sonny
Item Type: Sound

Children of Hell or Children of Heaven? - Capturing the Mind

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "History is replete with examples of well-meaning Christians doing more damage than good. Jesus accused Jewish evangelists of making their own converts children of hell (Matthew 23:15). How do we, with the Lord's help, keep from making the same mistake?"
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Guild, Sonny
Item Type: Sound

Christian Activism - It's About Tastes, Interests and Values

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We are driven by tastes, interests and values. Our Christian activism, or lack thereof, is determined by what we have a taste for, and interest in and what we value. These tastes, interests and values are determined by parental, social and religious environments."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Rose, Floyd
Item Type: Sound

Christian Activism - It's About Where We Were When

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We are driven by tastes, interests and values. Our Christian activism, or lack thereof, is determined by what we have a taste for, and interest in and what we value. These tastes, interests and values are determined by parental, social and religious environments."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Rose, Floyd
Item Type: Sound

Christian Digital Entertainment - The Call for Leadership

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The last 20 years have seen an explosion in digital entertainment on the computer and TV, yet we as Christians have failed to keep pace. This session examines one effort to provide and train the next generation of leaders in the field of digital entertainment. Current ACU students involved in the project contribute to the conversation."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Burton, Brian G.
Item Type: Sound

Christian Finances - An Oxymoron?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Are Christians identifiable by our financial dealings? Does God care about my personal financial discipline? Or my church's finances? A short discussion on biblical financial principles."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Stegall, Scott K.
Item Type: Sound

Communication - The Foundation of Effective Leadership

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What constitutes effective leadership? Are charisma, likeability and longevity of church membership sufficient for effective leadership? Effective leadership and effective communication are inseparable. What is said and how it is said are major characteristics of leadership and group progress."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: McKenzie, Taylor A.
Item Type: Sound

Communication - The Foundation of Effective Leadership

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What constitutes effective leadership? Are charisma, likeability and longevity of church membership sufficient for effective leadership? Effective leadership and effective communication are inseparable. What is said and how it is said are major characteristics of leadership and group progress."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: McKenzie, Taylor A.
Item Type: Sound

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Faith in China

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob
Item Type: Sound

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Mission in China

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob
Item Type: Sound

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Revival in China

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob
Item Type: Sound