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Answering the Call to Spiritual (Urban) Renewal - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "The socio-cultural usefulness of today's church is debatable. Many urban centers lie in virtual ruins. Can the church afford to absolve itself from the process of healing the malaise? Classes will examine the predicament and consider potential strategies"
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Jarman, Leonard
Item Type: Sound

Anyone Want to Play Follow the Leader - Being an Elder in Biblical Israel

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "New Testament teaching on church elders assumes an Old Testament understanding of city elders. This class will demonstrate typical characteristics and responsibilities of city elders from books such as Micah, and offer advice in cultivating these in the elders of our churches."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Willis, Tim
Item Type: Sound

Anyone Want to Play Follow the Leader - Elders of God's People, Then and Now

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "New Testament teaching on church elders assumes an Old Testament understanding of city elders. This class will demonstrate typical characteristics and responsibilities of city elders from books such as Micah, and offer advice in cultivating these in the elders of our churches."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Willis, Tim
Item Type: Sound

Apostolic Churches - Moving from Membership to an Inviting, Authentic Faith Family

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians are increasingly eager for training in everyday evangelism because they want to share Jesus with friends, work associates and family. Class sessions will provide effective tools to strengthen skills in conversations, relational evangelism. Examples will be provided of testimony, invitational and special outreach events."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Becton, Randy
Item Type: Sound

Applying Overseas Missions Strategies Across Town

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2000, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "If we can plant growing churhes in Latin America, why not get local Spanish evangelistic efforts off and running?"
Date: February 21, 2000
Creator: Acosta, Albert
Item Type: Sound

The Apprentice - The Ministry of Supervision

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 20, 2006, 3:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Ministry internships provide aspiring ministers opportunities to learn from experienced ministers. Important moments in a person's education occur when learning takes place while serving. Topics include mentoring, theological reflection and ministerial training."
Date: February 20, 2006
Creator: Sensing, Tim
Item Type: Sound

The Apprentice - The Ministry of Supervision

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 3:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Ministry internships provide aspiring ministers opportunities to learn from experienced ministers. Important moments in a person's education occur when learning takes place while serving. Topics include mentoring, theological reflection and ministerial training."
Date: February 21, 2006
Creator: Sensing, Tim
Item Type: Sound

April 14, 1912 -- A Night to Remember

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians must seek spiritual strength so they will not faint in the day of adversity that is sure to come (2 Timothy 3:12)"
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Hobbs, John
Item Type: Sound

Ars Moriendi - The Art of the Good Death

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Micah has several literary images having to do with death. Most of our impressions of death are either grotesque or highly altered to reduce the impact. Historically this has not been the case. This presentation will explore some of the artistic approaches to death in funerary art and architecture in hopes to revive its value in the present."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Rama, Ronnie
Item Type: Sound

The Art of Leading Congregations for the Sake of the World: Missional Leadership and Congregational Imagination

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Congregational leaders typically have a well-developed imagination for how the congregation exists for its members. In our changing cultural environment, leaders increasingly need to form an imagination for how the congregations exists for the sake of the world."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Love, Mark
Item Type: Sound

The Art of Leading Congregations for the Sake of the World: Missional Leadership and Congregational Imagination

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Congregational leaders typically have a well-developed imagination for how the congregation exists for its members. In our changing cultural environment, leaders increasingly need to form an imagination for how the congregations exists for the sake of the world."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Love, Mark
Item Type: Sound

The Art of Leading Congregations for the Sake of the World: The Formation of Missional Leaders

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Congregational leaders typically have a well-developed imagination for how the congregation exists for its members. In our changing cultural environment, leaders increasingly need to form an imagination for how the congregations exists for the sake of the world."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Love, Mark
Item Type: Sound

The Artist as Priest and Prophet - Conflict: Building Altars in a Divided Kingdom

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church cultivates believing souls by answering compelling questions, while the artist cultivates seeing souls by raising compelling images. Is there a conflict - an identity - in the believing artist's dual relationship with the Kingdom and the "world?" How can she be true to her work and be true to the community of faith?"
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Beaubeaux, Carmen
Item Type: Sound

The Artist As Priest and Prophet - Cultivating Seeing Souls

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church cultivates believing souls by answering compelling questions, while the artist cultivates seeing souls by raising compelling images. Is there are conflict, an infidelity, in seeing the artist's dual relationship with the Kingdom and the "world"?"
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Beaubeaux, Carmen
Item Type: Sound

The Artist as Priest and Prophet - Messages: The Voice Crying in the Wilderness

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church cultivates believing souls by answering compelling questions, while the artist cultivates seeing souls by raising compelling images. Is there a conflict - an identity - in the believing artist's dual relationship with the Kingdom and the "world?" How can she be true to her work and be true to the community of faith?"
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Beaubeaux, Carmen
Item Type: Sound

The Artist as Priest and Prophet - Vision: The Cultivation of Sight

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church cultivates believing souls by answering compelling questions, while the artist cultivates seeing souls by raising compelling images. Is there a conflict - an identity - in the believing artist's dual relationship with the Kingdom and the "world?" How can she be true to her work and be true to the community of faith?"
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Beaubeaux, Carmen
Item Type: Sound

The Ascent Into Richness - Prayer and Duty and Delight

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "William Law describes prayer as an ascent, "the rising of the soul out of the vanity of time into the riches of eternity." This class will explore some practical ways in which prayer might be more than an empty ritual, and become journey into spiritual places of wonder and power."
Date: September 20, 2006
Creator: Barham, Dean
Item Type: Sound

At Home with God - Bearing Fruit That Endures to Eternal Life

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In this series (John 13-16) we will explore the secrets of the abundant life lived in the presence of God, the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, and the love of Christ. We will allow Jesus to teach us to love, to find peace in a hostile world, to receive the Holy Spirit, and to bear fruit in His name."
Date: September 20, 2006
Creator: Love, D'Esta
Item Type: Sound

At Home with God - Finding Peace in a Hostile World

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In this series (John 13-16) we will explore the secrets of the abundant life lived in the presence of God, the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, and the love of Christ. We will allow Jesus to teach us to love, to find peace in a hostile world, to receive the Holy Spirit, and to bear fruit in His name."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Love, D'Esta
Item Type: Sound

At Home with God - Sharing His Life, His Spirit, His Love

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 18, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In this series (John 13-16) we will explore the secrets of the abundant life lived in the presence of God, the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, and the love of Christ. We will allow Jesus to teach us to love, to find peace in a hostile world, to receive the Holy Spirit, and to bear fruit in His name."
Date: September 18, 2006
Creator: Love, D'Esta
Item Type: Sound

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

A Babylonian Reads Genesis in 900 B.C.E.

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Enkidu, a Marduk-worshipping Babylonian, moves to Jerusalem in 900 b.C.E. His Hebrew neighbor gives him an evangelistic tract: "The Book of Genesis." Reading Genesis through Enkidu's eyes, what would have struck him as profoundly revolutionary? Today's readers cannot fully appreciate the nature of Genesis until they read it through ancient-Mesopotamian glasses."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Dickinson, Royce, Jr.
Item Type: Sound

Balancing the Scales - Practical Social Justice

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The message Micah brings is not what god wants from us, but rather who He wants us to be: everyday Christians who demand social justice for a hurting world."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Alvarez, Elizabeth
Item Type: Sound