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Half the Church: Women in Gender Inclusive Churches

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Are women called to ministry? This class shares the experience of women receiving degrees for ministry as they wrestle with issues of calling and vocation (related to their heritage in Churches of Christ)."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Johnson, Stephen & Penya, Lynette Sharp
Item Type: Sound

He is All I Need - Lessons of Reliance Learned Living a Life Without Arms

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We do not need arms to serve in the Kingdom of God. God does not use us because of what we do or do not have. God strengthens our reliance on Him and uses us as we are."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: McDoniel, Chet & McDoniel, Jim
Item Type: Sound

Could You Move in Half a Day? - How Big is the Gap Between Econimic Classes?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Every culture has value and uniqueness, including the culture of poverty in America. Discover what happens when we recognize the gaps between economic classes and take a cross-cultural approach to interacting with poverty and homelessness."
Date: September 19, 2012
Creator: Halstead, Randy
Item Type: Sound

Big Picture Jesus - Spitting Camels & Swatting Gnats: Lamp stands, Saltshakers, and Leaven - Kingdom Outposts of Light - Part 3.

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The Gospel of Matthew was the favorite for centuries, partly because it brings together Jesus' teachings on "big picture" truths. Rather than "majoring in minors," we'll try to sit at Jesus' feet and let Him remind us of what is important."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Ware, Phil
Item Type: Sound

The Word on the Street - C-I-T-Y is Not a Four-Letter Word

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God is at work in the city, restoring all things and reconciling all things to Himself. Come and see how the Word takes flesh in the city. Encounter the Word on the street."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Siburt, John
Item Type: Sound

Mentoring, Money and You - Brand You

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 1:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Every Christian needs to have a mentor and be a mentor. Discover six principles of mentoring from scripture and people."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Diggs, Steve
Item Type: Sound

Children Will Follow Someone; Lead Them to Jesus - The Soil and the Sower

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Children's ministry is not school nor is it babysitting. It is getting on the path with our children and their families and assimilating God's words into life. If kids do not follow Jesus when they are young, they are less likely to follow Him. Discover how we help children choose to follow Jesus, starting today."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Scott, Deet
Item Type: Sound

Women Still on the Margins - How Jesus Treated a Lady

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Jesus knew how to treat a lady and the church has not caught up. Jesus engaged different women in Luke's Gospel: paupers, prostitutes, patrons, pupils and preachers. Luke teaches us that Jesus intended women to be full participants in God's mission."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Helton, Stanley N.
Item Type: Sound

Moving from Generation Extinct to Generation Excel - Communication Barriers

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As young people put on headphones and old people run away from technology, we witness a communication barrier between generations. Seek ways to understand and communicate over this divide so we all can benefit from the promise with future generations to come."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Bowman, Ryan
Item Type: Sound

How to Preach to Women - Having the Courage to Speak to Women the Way Jesus Did

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore the longings of women today and discover how the good news of Jesus Christ meets their deepest needs. The God who is the same yesterday, today and forever offers modern women the same hope and good news received by the women in Scripture."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Bost-Henegar, Amy
Item Type: Sound

There's No One Like Jehovah - How Odd of God to Choose the Jews

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God expresses love for all nations by choosing a people to bless all the earth. These sessions explore God's concern for all people, the role of God's chosen people for all nations, and God's desire to heal and redeem all people."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Willis, John
Item Type: Sound

Vibrant Living Through Simplicity and Organization - It's Easier Than You Think

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We all have the same 24 hours each day. How we spend time determines our life. Discover practical steps women can take to simplify, to enjoy life and make time for what they treasure."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Fuller, Jeanne & Barcroft, Kathy
Item Type: Sound

Gender and Grace in the Body of Christ

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Hear stories of churches seeking to understand the Bible's teaching about gender and worship. Gary led a congregation through study and implementation of expanded roles for women. Sara works with elders and ministers as they explore women's roles in church. Explore resources like "A Woman Called.""
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Barton, Sara & Selby, Gary
Item Type: Sound

The Church of Irresistible Influence - Bridge-Building Stories to Help Reach Your Community

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Many church planters are forming faith communities different from traditional churches, yet bring people to God and transform lives. Hear three church planters describe their experience of identifying strengths from their heritage and hindrances to reaching outsiders."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Willis, Mark; Monroy, Hugo & Greene, Kenneth
Item Type: Sound

Dark Night of the Soul or Burnout - Distinguishing the Dark Night From Burnout

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Since St. John of the Cross, the phrase "dark night of the soul" is used for everything from a bad hair day to clinical depression. These classes examine some theories about experience of "the dark night" and apply them for practical ministry"
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Halstead, Jackie
Item Type: Sound

There's No One Like Jehovah - To Fast or To Serve?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God expresses love for all nations by choosing a people to bless all the earth. These sessions explore God's concern for all people, the role of God's chosen people for all nations, and God's desire to heal and redeem all people"
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Willis, John
Item Type: Sound

Why a Methodist Things the Churches of Christ Were Right After All

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Hear a historian from Southern Methodist University explore "Why the Churches of Christ Were Right After All," a blog post sharing some of the distinctive temptations and challenges facing Churches of Christ."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Campbell, Ted
Item Type: Sound

Heaven on Earth - True Grit

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Jesus teaches His followers to pray for things to be on earth as they are in heaven. But what does it look like when things on earth begin to take on realities of heaven? In the wake of Jesus, the future is more present than many realize."
Date: September 19, 2012
Creator: Graves, Josh & Seidman, Chris
Item Type: Sound

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Item Type: Sound

Big-Hearted Conversations Across the Denominational Divide - The Spirit and the Church Today

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2012, 1:45 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What do the senior minister of a community mega-church (charismatic, pre-millennial and complementarian) and a Christian university professor (non-charismatic, a-millennial and confused on issues of men and woman) have to share? Come for warm conversation on theological issues as proof that disagreeing does not mean being disagreeable."
Date: September 17, 2012
Creator: Harris, Randy & McQueen, David
Item Type: Sound

Sex is More than Skin on Skin - The Personal Transformation to Become a Great Lover

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "For sexual intimacy to flourish in marriage, sexuality eventually moves from a vehicle for closeness, validation or pleasure and into the realm where husband and wife confront integrity and courage. God's presence and power is essential in this process."
Date: September 19, 2012
Creator: Parish, Eddie
Item Type: Sound