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The Christian's Green Thumb: The Essentials of Spiritual Growth - The Nutrition for Spiritual Growth

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Agriculturists and horticulturists often boast of their mystical green thumb, which helps them produce bountiful harvests of fruits, vegetables and flowers. These sessions will explore ways that the Christian can develop a "green thumb" as he or she seeks to fulfill that all-important mandate to grow spiritually."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Barclay, Richard
Item Type: Sound

Against the Night - Purity in a Porn World

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the great prologue of the Gospel of John, we are told that the reality of this great declaration? Jesus calls His disciples to live "against the night.""
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Meador, Prentice
Item Type: Sound

Men's Fellowship Dinner

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 4:45 PM at Abilene Christian University
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Reese, Jack
Item Type: Sound

Flying Faith: Make a Connection with Your Coworkers

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be a Christian in today's marketplace? How does the commission to "go into all the world" extend into the boardroom? Can business strategies mirror biblical philosophies? Hear how Southwest Airlines' stories of LUV are stories of love."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Coldwell, Katie
Item Type: Sound

From the Politics of Identity to Redemptive Community

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "These two-day sessions will focus on why conservative and liberal views on ethnic diversity are spiritually bankrupt for the believer and how Christians can glean from Isaiah biblical models for considering diversity, social justice and community."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Holmes, David
Item Type: Sound

Evangelizing Colonias of South Texas - 2

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 23, 2000, 11:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "One congregation's efforts at evangelizing Hispanics along the South Texas-Mexican border; its history, demographics, methodology, successes, failures and challenges for the new millennium."
Date: February 23, 2000
Creator: Cooper, Craig
Item Type: Sound

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Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "If Christians are filled with the Spirit, why do we feel drained by the realities of daily life? How can we move from merely acknowledging the resurrection of Jesus to a daily experience with the risen Christ? A spirituality rooted in the resurrection can acknowledge suffering as well as embrace the mundane with joy."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Cochran, Ross
Item Type: Sound

My Brother y Mi Hermano

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "A reflection on the current situation and culture of the Spanish-speaking Churches of Christ in the United States and Latin America. How can we serve each other as brother and sister? How can we enrich each other's lives?"
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Garcia, Jorge Daniel & Hernandez, Patricia
Item Type: Sound

Praying the Psalms: Practical Help for Enriching Your Walk with God - Praying in the Dark Night of the Soul

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Psalmists are mentors for naming God in the world. As we pay attention to the grammar of their praying, we rediscover God's gracious presence, even in times of sadness and loss. Come to enrich your own praying. Come to be a better servant to those asking life's hardest questions."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: LaValley, Mark A.
Item Type: Sound

Taking Spiritual Initiative

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Women should be encouraged to take the initiative in the development of their spiritual life and service. A "why" and "how to " class to integrate biblical teaching on the appropriateness of women in ministry."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Hailey, Jan
Item Type: Sound

Invisible Children/Visible God - The Crisis of Children in Sub-Sahara Africa

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Whether impacted by the massive AIDS epidemic, or abducted from their homes, children in sub-Sahara Africa face a dangerous existence. What can and should Christians do to save these "little ones?""
Date: February 21, 2006
Creator: Jones, Milton
Item Type: Sound

Christian Families at Risk

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2000, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Resilient means "bouncing back" after traumatic events of life. The next century may involve more stormy assaults against Christian families than have been experienced in the 20th century. How shall we respond?"
Date: February 21, 2000
Creator: Boglin, Major
Item Type: Sound

Elect, Holy, Beloved

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
Item Type: Sound

Twentieth Century Voices of Concern

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

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
Item Type: Sound

Elders and Spirituality - The Bishop as a Spiritual Leader

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "There is no more demanding role in the church than the service of an elder. Servant leadership requires spiritual depth. This class examines the spiritual qualities necessary for church leadership."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Fair, Ian A.
Item Type: Sound

Christ Threatened: The Deceptive Philosophy

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "To counter a "deceptive philosophy" that threatened Christ's supremacy, Colossians offers one of the most expansive visions of Christ in the New Testament. These lectures will explore some of the distinctive features of Paul's Christology in Colossians, including the magnificent hymn (1:15-20)"
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Holladay, Carl
Item Type: Sound

Being Real in a Miracle Whip and Bacon Bit World - An Invitation to Live Authentically in a World That Celebrates Hyper-reality and Imitation

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class will focus on the need for Christians to live authentically in the world. Culture's current obsession with hyper-reality, celebrities and image distorts humanity and creates a need for the authenticity of the gospel"
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Metcalf, Aaron
Item Type: Sound

From Feast to Famine! - Prayer + ? = Church Growth

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What has changed regarding church growth in the last five decades? If Jesus came to "seek and save the lost," and challenged us to do the same, why these results? What specific steps can we take to renew an evangelistic spirit in our local churches?"
Date: September 20, 2006
Creator: Cooper, Dan
Item Type: Sound