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Coffee House: Beyond the Barricade - Exploring the Theology of Les Misérables

Description: Lecture given Sunday, September 15, 2013, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Using both musical and movie, this conversation explores the theological treasures of Les Misérables. Perfect late night fare for theology and Les Mis nerds, and for anyone with a heart for "the miserable ones." Can you hear the people sing?"
Date: September 15, 2013
Creator: Beck, Richard

Anay's Will To Learn - A Woman's Education in the Shadow of the Maquiladora

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Come experience a view of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, during a time of violent upheaval. Hear Anay's edge-of-your-seat personal experiences coupled with Elaine's background ethnographic information on the complexities of factory worker situations. Discover stories of an education earned through perseverance and creativity."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Hampton, Elaine & Carrillo, Anay

Children Will Follow Someone; Lead Them To Jesus - Prodigal Sons and Prodigal Brothers

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:00 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 16, 2013
Creator: Scott, Deet

Countering Children's Obesity

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the last 30 years. To reverse this trend, one must understand caloric balance from various aspects. Understanding food labels and myplate.gov will be taught simply for children to understand."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Hernandez, Patricia

Far Away Places and Strange Sounding Names - Visions of What “Into All the World” Really Looks Like

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Great Commission is an overwhelming assignment. Ministries with a universal scope, such as World Christian Broadcasting, soon realize the immensity of our mission. Explore with us some of the hard-to-reach parts of our world."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Baker, Andy

Finding Hope for Declining Churches - Keys for Renewal in a Changed World

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "With few exceptions, North American Churches of Christ (along with other churches) are declining and failing to reach new generations. This class proposes substantial theological and practical ideas to renew and prepare us for God's unfolding work in the world."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Locke, Jason

Gender and Grace in the Body of Christ

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 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 16, 2013
Creator: Barton, Sara & Selby, Gary

God, Freedom and Dignity - Exploring the Me-Centered Culture

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How did contemporary culture come to suspect that taking God seriously would restrict our freedom, threaten our dignity and hinder our search for happiness? Explore how embracing a God-centered identity in a me-centered culture does support such fears."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Highfield, Ron

God; The Master Potter - God Prepares Us

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A live demonstration relating the ancient art of pottery to the scriptures, showing how God works to prepare, shape and finish us to serve Him according to His purpose. God is the Potter, we are the clay and the work of His hands."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Harbron, Nancy

How Luke Affirms the World

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Of all the compositions in the New Testament, the two-volume work known as Luke-Acts is least apocalyptic and separatist, and is most positive toward the created order, toward human institutions, and toward culture."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Johnson, Luke Timothy

How Luke Challenges the World

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Despite its positive outlook, Luke's two-volume work also issues a radical prophetic challenge to the ways in which humans deal with creation, with human institutions, and with culture, providing a vision of God's will for humans that is deeply counter-cultural."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Johnson, Luke Timothy

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