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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Kingdom and The Church - The Same or the Sacred/Secular Divide?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What is the relationship of the kingdom to the church? Are they the same? Are they different? Is one the sacred and the other the secular or public arena? We will examine how kingdom and church are related in such a way that one can contend that what Jesus meant by "kingdom" is more or less what Paul meant by "church.""
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: McKnight, Scot

The Kingdom and The Church - The Same or the Sacred/Secular Divide?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What is the relationship of the kingdom to the church? Are they the same? Are they different? Is one the sacred and the other the secular or public arena? We will examine how kingdom and church are related in such a way that one can contend that what Jesus meant by "kingdom" is more or less what Paul meant by "church.""
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: McKnight, Scot

Mega vs. Movement - How Churches Grow Out of Culture

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Church leaders often invest in "the many" to reach a few. Jesus invested in "the few" to reach the many. Learn what His approach can look like in congregations today. Discover how churches grow from the surrounding culture and reach non-church people."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Kiser, Charles

Moral Agency of Youth - The Kids Are All Right

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Just like adults, youth daily engage moral issues surrounding technology, materialism, racism, sexuality, etc. Discover how youth negotiate morality and how adults can help or hinder their development."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Myers, Cari