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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

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.

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

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

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

Telling a Better Story - Telling a Better Story Worship: Moving From Restoring Patterns to Reconciling People

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Christian faith offers the world the greatest story ever told. But is this the story the church is telling? Come examine ways the church might tell a better story in preaching, worship and ministry."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Siburt, John

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

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

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

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

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

Have We Understood Baptism Correctly? What Does History Say About the Early Christian Baptism?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The doctrine and practice of baptism are set against the background of Greco-Roman and Jewish religious washings. This class examines the literary and archaeological evidence of early Christianity in relation to New Testament texts."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Ferguson, Everett

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

Called to the Mountaintop: Developing a Leadership Philosophy

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you feel called to leadership? Do you feel called to develop leadership potential in others? This session will offer real-life examples of personal leadership development experiences and current best practices for leadership development."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Barnard, Mimi

Judging with Righteous Judgment - The Way Jesus Knows Truth

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 20, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Jesus healed a man on the Sabbath and so provoked the Jews that they wanted to kill him. He later attended a Jewish feast and boldly taught the people. Locked in his teachings are methods for knowing truth and judgment righteously."
Date: February 20, 2006
Creator: Redd, Harold R.

Nurturing Children's Spirituality: Christian Perspectives and Best Practices

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "This class explores the unfolding concept of children's spirituality, examining definitions, biblical and theological foundations and current research. It briefly overviews 10 key ways to cultivate children's spiritual development, but focuses principally on three re-orienting and profound approaches for parents and churches to consider."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Allen, Holly

Remembering Who We Are

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2000, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The church and communities need spiritually-deep women who know something about living in relationship with God. We are following worthy examples in our past, but we want our daughters to find the church, too."
Date: February 21, 2000
Creator: Lowry, Rhonda