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African Science and Western Spirits

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Based on their experiences in Africa, John and Sara will explore cultural issues and themes. They will consider what other cultures and people can teach us about our world and about the kingdom of God."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Barton, John & Barton, Sara
Item Type: Sound

African Wealth and Wester Poverty

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Based on their experiences in Africa, John and Sara will explore cultural issues and themes. They will consider what other cultures and people can teach us about our world and about the kingdom of God."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Barton, John & Barton, Sara
Item Type: Sound

The Amazing Founding Documents

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "The Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement aimed from its beginning to renew the church to what God wants it to be. This is a rich legacy from which to draw for renewal in today's church. Garrett and Doug Foster of Abilene examine our heritage and current efforts to be a church after God's heart."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Garrett, Leroy
Item Type: Sound

An Amazing Legacy

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "The gulf between black and white churches remains largely in place despite legal desegregaion decades ago. Sensing and Jerry Taylor provide insights into the problem and suggest biblical ways to end these divisions."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Sensing, Tim
Item Type: Sound

Answering the Call to Spiritual (Urban) Renewal - Part 1

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 for authentic inner-city spiritual renewal."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Jarman, Leonard
Item Type: Sound

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

A Bath of Regeneration: Baptism or the Sinner's Prayer

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Many believe baptism is simply the sign of salvation already received. Others believe it is an indispensable command that legally divides those heading for heaven from those going to hell. Baptism is more important than either think."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Hicks, John Mark & Taylor, Greg
Item Type: Sound

A Call to Disciplemaking Youth Ministry

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "The greatest threat to the church is enabling Christians to believe in Christ without expecting Christ to transform their lives. Disciple-making ministry is the way in which we fulfill Christ's call by encouraging our students, and ourselves, to be changed into His image."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Hubbard, Jordan
Item Type: Sound

I Can Resist Everything Except Temptation - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: ""I can resist everything except temptation," said playwright Oscar Wilde. Temptations! We face lots of them during the course of a day. These sessions present practical steps to help us resist temptation."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Barclay, Richard
Item Type: Sound

Catalog of Abilene Christian University, 2004-2005

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 213.
Date: [2004]
Creator: Abilene Christian University
Item Type: Book

Catching God's Vision

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "We want easy answers to questions about church growth. Not unlike Isaiah, genuine growth takes place whrn churches are willingt to pay the price of startegic planning by shifting into neutral and catching God's vision for the kingdom."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Stephens, Barry
Item Type: Sound

Christians Only or "the Only Christians"

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Churches of Christ were born of a dream of simple, biblical, non-denominational Christianity. Have we moved away from this dream and slipped into sectarianism and denominationalism? Can we recover the dream? What will it look like in the 21st century?"
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: McRay, Rob
Item Type: Sound

Church-a-Christer or "Christians Only"

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Churches of Christ were born of a dream of simple, biblical, non-denominational Christianity. Have we moved away from this dream and slipped into sectarianism and denominationalism? Can we recover the dream? What will it look like in the 21st century?"
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: McRay, Rob
Item Type: Sound

The Church as Story-Formed Community - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "These authors will be presenting material from the fourth volume in the "Heart of the Restoration " series. How do we best account for the church? These authors suggest that the church is primarily the community that lives within the story of God."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Foster, Doug; Harris, Randy & Love, Mark
Item Type: Sound

The Church as Story-Formed Community - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "These authors will be presenting material from the fourth volume in the "Heart of the Restoration " series. How do we best account for the church? These authors suggest that the church is primarily the community that lives within the story of God."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Foster, Doug; Harris, Randy & Love, Mark
Item Type: Sound

The Church as Story-Formed Community - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "These authors will be presenting material from the fourth volume in the "Heart of the Restoration " series. How do we best account for the church? These authors suggest that the church is primarily the community that lives within the story of God."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Foster, Doug; Harris, Randy & Love, Mark
Item Type: Sound

Church Growth Hurts: Strategies for Renewal Shifting into Neutral

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "We want easy answers to questions about church growth. Not unlike Isaiah, genuine growth takes place whrn churches are willingt to pay the price of startegic planning by shifting into neutral and catching God's vision for the kingdom."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Stephens, Barry
Item Type: Sound

Come and See: Accepting Jesus' Invitation

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Accept Jesus' invitation to "come and see" the place where God dwells. When we dwell imaginatively in the gospel of John, the realities of heaven come alive and offer us eternal life."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Love, D'Esta
Item Type: Sound

Come to the Waters

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Cox, Monte
Item Type: Sound

Cruciform Life: Do Spirituality and Discipleshihp Go Together?

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "With the release of a new, expanded edition of "The Cruciform church: Becoming a Cross-Shaped People in a Secular World" (1990, 2004), the author examines challenges of being a cross-shaped people today. Do churches truly receive the sinful and broken with the love of Jesus? Can the practice of baptism be strengthened and renewed? Does today's interest in "siprituality" lead to the formation of disciples?"
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Allen, Leonard
Item Type: Sound

Cruciform Liturgy: Is Baptism Making a Comeback?

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "With the release of a new, expanded edition of "The Cruciform church: Becoming a Cross-Shaped People in a Secular World" (1990, 2004), the author examines challenges of being a cross-shaped people today. Do churches truly receive the sinful and broken with the love of Jesus? Can the practice of baptism be strengthened and renewed? Does todays' interest in "spirituality" lead to the formation of disciples?"
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Allen, Leonard
Item Type: Sound

Cruciform Love: Can Churches Receive Sinners?

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "With the release of a new, expanded edition of "The Cruciform church: Becoming a Cross-Shaped People in a Secular World" (1990, 2004), the author examines challenges of being a cross-shaped people today. Do churches truly receive the sinful and broken with the love of Jesus? Can the practice of baptism be strengthened and renewed? Does today's interest in "spirituality" lead to the formation of disciples?"
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Allen, Leonard
Item Type: Sound