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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

The Preacher's Workshop

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "What goes into sermon preparation? Fleer opens the world of the preacher to us and helps us look over the shoulder of three lecturers: Mark Henderson, Jerry Taylor and Eddie Sharp. They will talk about what went into the preparation and delivery of their lectureship sermons."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: King, Tommy & Henderson, Mark

A Desolate Valley is God's Roadway to Mission - The Troubled Church is Primed to Respond to God's Calling

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Churches fell stymied by crisis, conflict or lack of direction. The Gospel gives us reason to avoid seeing these trouble spots as obstacles. Instead, they are the means by which God reconnects us to the mission and to the authentic life of the church."
Date: February 21, 2006
Creator: Hawkins, Jay

Beyond Apathy and Rage - Next Steps in Overcoming Race, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In many ways, attitudes toward race have changed substantially over the last 40 years. Still, while overt racism is less acceptable, more subtle and unspoken forms of racism still persist. How do we move beneath the surface in matters of race so that God's peace might be reflected in how we treat one another? J.C. Thomas will begin our time together with unforgettable monologues on white apathy and black rage. A panel will respond to the presentations and bring others into the conversation. Finally, a group of ACU faculty and staff will talk about their journey over the past two years to understand one another better."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Allen, Bethany; Fleer, David; Greene, Mary; Moore, Steven; Reese, Jeanene P.; Taylor, Jerry et al.

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Faith in China

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob

Forming Christian Spirituality in Adolescents - Essential Ingredients in Adolescent Spirituality

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2005, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We will discuss how parents can nurture and develop Christian spirituality in their children and help parents develop strategies to teach children to distinguish between authentic Godly spirituality and the many artificial forms available."
Date: February 21, 2005
Creator: Talley, Scott