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1805: A 200-Year Perspective - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "1805 was a critical year in the life of the newly coalescing Restoration Movement. The experiences of Thomas Campbell, Barton W. Stone, Elias Smith and Abner Jones further confirmed and solidified these leaders in their conviction that those committed to Christ are to be united in deed and word."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Olbricht, Tom

1805: A 200-Year Perspective - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "1805 was a critical year in the life of the newly coalescing Restoration Movement. The experiences of Thomas Campbell, Barton W. Stone, Elias Smith and Abner Jones further confirmed and solidified these leaders in their conviction that those committed to Christ are to be united in deed and word."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Olbricht, Tom

1805: A 200-Year Perspective - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "1805 was a critical year in the life of the newly coalescing Restoration Movement. The experiences of Thomas Campbell, Barton W. Stone, Elias Smith and Abner Jones further confirmed and solidified these leaders in their conviction that those committed to Christ are to be united in deed and word."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Olbricht, Tom

Abilene Christian University: Since You Have Been Raised With Christ. 87th Annual Bible Lectureship. February 20-23, 2005

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Remember the three R's of grade school; reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic? They were foundational to learning in school. Are there similar foundational disciplines for the Christian walk? Come find out as we explore Bible study, journaling and prayer."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Stead, Matthew A.

ACU's North American Church Planting Initiative

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "In 2003, ACU began planning on a major new initiative to increase the number and effectiveness of church planters for North America. Learn about the progess and opportunities to be involved in this exciting new work"
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Love, Mark

Ancient Disciplines for Today's Disciples

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Youth Ministry tends to focus on "The Latest and Greatest" thing. In contrast, the church and faith of Christians has been sustained through ancient rituals and disciplines. Let's see how ancient spiritual practices can aid the spiritual formation of our youth (and youth workers) today."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Hinkle, Jim

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.

Baptism: The Work of God

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Since Christ is all-sufficient and all we need for fullness of life, these classes will explore how we become hidden in Christ. Especially important for our discussion will be the death and resurrection we experience with Christ in baptism."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Fair, Ian A.

Becoming the Church of the Nativity

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "How can the church best serve the interests of the Kingdom in a rapidly changing world? To minister effectively in our context, we will have to bring new understandings of what it means to minister in the marketplace. Let's think together about taking the gospel to the marketplace."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: McLaughlin, Don

Being "Always Ready to Give An Answer..."

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "You are always encouraging your weekly Bible study to "invite their 'un-churched' friends!" One of them has, and now a real live non-Christian sits in the circle for the first time. What do you do? What will you do!?"
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Parrish, Wilson

Believer's Baptism for Believer's Children - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "A perennial issue in churches that practice believer's baptism is what to do with young children who express a desire to be baptized. How can a church honor and encourage faith expression in children and at the same time preserve baptism as a mature faith decision?"
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Neilson, Shelley

Believer's Baptism for Believer's Children - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "A perennial issue in churches that practice believer's baptism is what to do with young children who express a desire to be baptized. How can a church honor and encourage faith expression in children and at the same time preserve baptism as a mature faith decision?"
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Neilson, Shelley

A Biblical Vision for a Non-Religious World

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Our congregations struggle in places where we directly encounter today's postmodern and "post-Christian" world. This class explores how we can recapture God's vision of a "missional church" that can impact city, campus and secular world."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Locke, Jason

Birth and Death of the Early Scottish Restoration

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Eighteenth-century Scotland produced an active restoration movement under the leadership of John Glas and Robert Sandeman. Within 40 years more than 50 congregations were spread across Scotland, England, New England and Canada. But by 1999 the movement was extinct. Why? What happened? What can be learned?"
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: McMillon, Lynn A.

The Body, The Church

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The nature of the church is defined by its submission to the rule of God in Christ (not to the Evil One), its relationship to Christ (the source of its life) and its manner of life (renewed in God's likeness)."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Ferguson, Everett

Building Community in a Crowd

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "We live in a culture of crowds and, consequently, "crowded loneliness." All too often, our churches become a reflection of our culture in this regard among others. Being created in God's image means we were created to live in the context of community and not just a crowd. When Biblical community emerges in the midst of a crowd, explosive things can happen."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Seidman, Chris

The Cell Church Movement: Biology and the Bible

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The past generation has seen global proliferation of cell churches. Learn about the history, present characteristics and future implications of this dynamic approach to Christian life."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Flanders, Chris; Hopkins, Mark & Smith, Kent

Characteristics of the World and Christianity

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "One of the on-going tensions of the Christian life is how to relate to the world cultures in which we live. This is not only true of the irreligion the world presents, but of the religious views it offers. Colossians also wrestles with this problem."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Willis, Wendell

Christ Brings Peace to a Divided Church - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The crucial choice for our churches is not between unity and doctrine. Scripture does not pit one against the other. Rather, unity is at the heart of good doctrine, and healthy doctrine unites. During these difficult days, God calls us to be people seeking reconciliation not division, a spirit of peace not conflict."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Reese, Jack

Christ Brings Peace to a Divided Church - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The crucial choice for our churches is not between unity and doctrine. Scripture does not pit one against the other. Rather, unity is at the heart of good doctrine, and healthy doctrine unites. During these difficult days, God calls us to be people seeking reconciliation not division, a spirit of peace not conflict."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Reese, Jack

Christ Brings Peace to a Divided Church - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The crucial choice for our churches is not between unity and doctrine. Scripture does not pit one against the other. Rather, unity is at the heart of good doctrine, and healthy doctrine unites. During these difficult days, God calls us to be people seeking reconciliation not division, God calls us to peace not conflict."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Reese, Jack