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A 200 Year Celebration: The Declaration and Address as an Evangelistic Action Place for the End Times

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In 1809, Thomas Campbell produced a document that has cast a long shadow over the Stone-Campbell Movement. He proposed the theme "the quest for Christian unity, peace, and purity." We will comment upon the literary composition and religious soils of this influential agenda, especially in Pennsylvania and Ireland, as reflected in recent literature; the role of scripture and its interpretation in accomplishing Campbell's goals; the eschatological unfolding of his vision; and important theological assumptions."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Rollmann, Hans J. & Olbricht, Thomas H.

Another Brick in the Wall: A Way Out for our Dehumanizing Economies

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What are the forces that dehumanize our work? What are the powers that treat people like commodities? How are we complicit and how are we trapped in this broken system? The story of Exodus proclaims that our calling is to worship God rather than make bricks."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Benjamin, Chris

The Art of Leading Congregations for the Sake of the World: The Formation of Missional Leaders

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Congregational leaders typically have a well-developed imagination for how the congregation exists for its members. In our changing cultural environment, leaders increasingly need to form an imagination for how the congregations exists for the sake of the world."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Love, Mark

Called to the Mountaintop: Developing the Leadership Potential in Others

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:00 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 23, 2009
Creator: Barnard, Mimi

Colonies of Heaven that Re-Envision Church at the Margins: Another Way of Leading

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In these times of change, the church is discovering deep new opportunities for vibrant expression. Across North America, these faith communities present an alternative story about how life can be lived, and Christians are discovering how the news they bear is indeed good."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Smith, Kent

A Community Without Barriers: Women Meet Jesus

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class explores the roles of women in Jesus' community and the early church, and the challenges of interpreting the scriptures and applying them to the life of Christians today."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Robinson, Thomas

Constructive Partnerships: Why the Church Must Lead the Way

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Partnership is inherent to the nature of God and to God's creation of humanity. Yet men and women consistently struggle to form constructive partnerships that honor God and one another. This class focuses on development of such partnerships and challenges the church to lead the way in forming them."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Reese, Jeanene P.