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Addicted to Drama - Rediscovering “Us” in a Society of “Me”

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Our culture is addicted to drama, which is bad news. A Christian counselor investigates how our drama addiction has a profoundly negative impact on our relationship expectations, while offering biblical solutions to families in crisis."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Parker, Stephen
Item Type: Sound

Apocalyptic Warfare - The Dead Sea Scrolls and the New Testament

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the first century, Jews everywhere were oppressed by empire. Revelation describes the Christian response, but what about other Jewish sects? This class will shed new light on the New Testament by examining the Dead Sea sect's response."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Prather, James
Item Type: Sound

Being a Black ACU Student in the 1970s - What I Wish All Black Christians Knew About Race; Culture and Reconciliation

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Two ACU alumni from the early 1970s talk about their experiences in a school that, although committed in principle to racial inclusion, was (and still is) on a journey that is not always easy or clear."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Florence, Clifford & Johnson, Bruce
Item Type: Sound

Being Real - Building Real Community or Common Unity

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Community is a buzzword in contemporary Christianity, but how do we know if we are living it out? These sessions explore what our communities look like to minority populations in them. Learn how genuine communication and active understanding lead to authentic community."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Martin, Byron
Item Type: Sound

Being Wrong - 10 Common Theological Errors

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 1:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Discover the 10 most common theological errors people make and why we make them."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Harris, Randy
Item Type: Sound

CHARIS Project Presents: Race; War and Gender - The Social Consciousness of Churches of Christ

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Churches of Christ in America have not been known for activism in social justice matters. Some oppose activism and social justice when tied to liberal politics. Is there a heritage of social justice activism that is Christian and not linked to political agenda?"
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Foster, Doug
Item Type: Sound

Children Will Follow Someone; Lead Them to Jesus - New and Old Wineskins

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 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 18, 2013
Creator: Scott, Deet
Item Type: Sound

China Mission - What is God Doing in China?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "China calls! China may hate America, but Chinese people love Americans. See what God is doing in China and see what you can do to participate in God's mission work there."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Cha, Kilnam
Item Type: Sound

Christ's Church in the Community - Ambassadors of Reconciliation in a World of Hurt

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians are increasingly perceived to be judgmental and intolerant. Concern about life hereafter is interpreted as no concern for life here and now. Christ was holy and a "friend to sinners." Discover how to become Christ's church in our communities."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Langford, David
Item Type: Sound

Connecting with American Hispanics in the USA - Simple But Not Easy

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Traditional ways of connecting across racial and cultural divides have proven to be less than effective. However, this difficulty is because American Hispanics actually are searching for a relationship with God. Connection is not a one-time event but a journey of life together."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Rivera, Wilmer
Item Type: Sound

Creativity and Chaos - Learning From Theologies of Marginality

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be "marginal?" What does it mean to be "mainstream"? Discover the difference location makes in our Christian witness and how we navigate the complex realities of a religiously plural but predominantly Christian nation."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Thweatt-Bates, Jeanine
Item Type: Sound

Dislocated Exegesis - How WHERE you read the Bible influences how you read it

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Often we neglect how reading scripture in a neat, tidy pew influences how we read and hear its stories. We will practice intentionally dislocating ourselves from a place of comfort to a location corresponding to the text. We will physically go to the margins and discover Jesus there."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: McCollum, Kasey
Item Type: Sound

Does "All Flesh" Mean Me? - Envisioning A Future Where Our Daughters Prophecy

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In the world we see the conspicuous presence of women, yet the absence of women's voices in our sacred assemblies. Explore Joel's prophecy (Joel 2:28-29) through Luke and Acts to discover whether we can envision a future where God's Spirit is poured out on all flesh."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Love, D'Esta
Item Type: Sound

Freely Eat a Gift from God - Freely Eat of God’s Word and Live

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God is the key to success over addiction. God preserved me while I learned to submit my will to His. Hear God's story through my journey of losing the weight of about five women. May we freely eat of His Word and live."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Doggan, Carlee E.
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

God; The Master Potter - God Finishes Us

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 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 18, 2013
Creator: Harbron, Nancy
Item Type: Sound

Going Out (of Bounds) - Dating Violence in American Culture

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Dating violence in America is a very real experience among many young people, including those in our congregations. Licensed professional counselor Chelsie Sargent shares stories, warning signs, and hope for change in this unfortunately prevalent occurrence."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Sargent, Chelsie
Item Type: Sound

History of Churches of Christ in Cuba - Opening New Roads

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The story of Churches of Christ in Cuba, from the arrival of the first missionaries in 1935 to the explosive growth since the year 2000."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Fernandez, Tony
Item Type: Sound

The History of Our Future as Next-Generation Churches: Leadership - Equipping 21st-Century Missionaries

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Deep change in western culture presents challenges for Christians to faithfully follow Jesus and form new Kingdom communities. Join three seasoned church planting trainers who explore the changing face of new church development in our time."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Smith, Kent; VanRheenen, Gailyn & Lambert, Scott
Item Type: Sound

A History of Women in Ministry in Churches of Christ - Women Preachers; Pastors and Elders

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "There have been many women (both known and anonymous) who served in leadership in all three centuries of our history. These women were allowed and even encouraged by some of the more influential evangelists and authors in the history of Stone-Campbell churches."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Mitchell, Lynn
Item Type: Sound

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

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 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 18, 2013
Creator: Bost-Henegar, Amy
Item Type: Sound

Jesus Unleashed in the Margins - Everywhere You Go I’ll Follow You Down

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Luke's Gospel suggests Jesus came to reach people on the margins of society. Christians today can embrace the ministry of Jesus, who became friends of sinners, set the captives free, and carried his cross to bring people hope and salvation."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Clark, Ron
Item Type: Sound