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Elect, Holy, Beloved

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The nature of the church is defined by its submission to the rule of God in Christ (not to the Evil One), its relationship to Christ (the source of its life) and its manner of life (renewed in God's likeness)."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Ferguson, Everett
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

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
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

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
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

1805: A 200-Year Perspective - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "1805 was a critical year in the life of the newly coalescing Restoration Movement. The experiences of Thomas Campbell, Barton W. Stone, Elias Smith and Abner Jones further confirmed and solidified these leaders in their conviction that those committed to Christ are to be united in deed and word."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Olbricht, Tom
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Common Myths Take on Truth

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The church has a forgotten population: mentally ill persons and the families who love and care for them. Too often the church's teachings hurt and there is no solace for these families. This class will attempt to break stereotypes and offer help."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Soper, Angela D.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Community of Friends and Sinners - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "How can the church best serve the interests of the Kingdom in a rapidly changing world? To minister effectively in our context, we will have to bring new understandings of what it means to minister in the marketplace. Let's think together about taking the gospel to the marketplace."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: McLaughlin, Don
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Preacher's Workshop

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 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 theme lecturers: Billy Wilson, Harold Shank and Billy Curl. They will talk about what went into the preparation and delivery of their Lectureship sermons."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Fleer, David & Holmes, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Preacher's Workshop

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 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 theme lecturers: Billy Wilson, Harold Shank and Billy Curl. They will talk about what went into the preparation and delivery of their Lectureship sermons."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Fleer, David & Meador, Prentice
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Resting Without Guilt

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Everyone is too busy! But how do we get out of the trap? There are simple ways to rest in Him even with a schedule that never rests. Bring your calendar and we will work on a new schedule."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Lemley, Emily Y.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christ Brings Peace to a Divided Church - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The crucial choice for our churches is not between unity and doctrine. Scripture does not pit one against the other. Rather, unity is at the heart of good doctrine, and healthy doctrine unites. During these difficult days, God calls us to be people seeking reconciliation not division, a spirit of peace not conflict."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Reese, Jack
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Babylonian Reads Genesis in 900 B.C.E.

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Enkidu, a Marduk-worshipping Babylonian, moves to Jerusalem in 900 b.C.E. His Hebrew neighbor gives him an evangelistic tract: "The Book of Genesis." Reading Genesis through Enkidu's eyes, what would have struck him as profoundly revolutionary? Today's readers cannot fully appreciate the nature of Genesis until they read it through ancient-Mesopotamian glasses."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Dickinson, Royce, Jr.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

What is Interim Ministry? - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The basic theory, dynamics, and tasks of interim ministry will be explained by three trained interim ministry specialists. Information about what happens to your church during an interim ministry will be shared. Participants will discuss feasibility of forming an interim ministry network for Churches of Christ."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Barber, Jerrie; Parker, John & Siburt, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Requesting Spiritual Growth

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Remember the three R's of grade school; reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic? They were foundational to learning in school. Are there similar foundational disciplines for the Christian walk? Come find out as we explore Bible study, journaling and prayer."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Stead, Matthew A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A New Approach to Senior Adult Ministry

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "In a typical Church of Christ congregation, 23 percent of the members are over the age of 65. Far from being a limitation, the "graying of the flock" provides an opportunity for congregations to tap the wisdom, energy and experience of their senior adult members if they will minister with them rather than just to them."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Knapp, James L.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Mercy is the Key

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "God loves the strong, but He'll settle for far less when far less is all that we have. An encouragement for the weak and an appeal to the strong to use their strength as God has called them (Romans 15:1)."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Wilson, Billy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When is Enough Enough?

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Everyone is too busy! But how do we get out of the trap? There are simple ways to rest in Him even with a schedule that never rests. Bring your calendar and we will work on a new schedule."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Lemley, Emily Y.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Pharisees' Guide to Total Holiness: Faith

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "This class explores the challenges of living with the tension of law, gospel and faith. From this vantage point we will examine the attractive substitutions for authentic Christianity."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Robarts, Dwight
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Shepherd Leadership

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2005, 6:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "A new feature at this year's Lectureship is a breakfast series hosted by local churches to encourage professionals to view their work as ministry."
Date: February 21, 2005
Creator: Davenport, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Who Are We?

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "While we are heirs of the American Restoration Movement, we are first of all heirs of God and fellow heirs with Jesus Christ. God reveals Himself and His will for us in the incarnate word and the written word."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: May, Cecil, Jr.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Giving is Receiving: Give forgiveness, Receive Peace

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "As God's chosen, we're called to peace and forgiveness.However, our contacts and relationships with others present daily conflicts and injustices. How do we achieve peace? This "how to " class engages the audience in skills of conflict resolution and forgiveness."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Buhrmann, Lara
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Leaders, Followers, and Those Who are in the Way

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Class will present key principles of effective leadership. Additionally, it will intoduce an area that is rarely discussed (effective fellowship), and will discuuss those in our congregations who can be obstacles to progress."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Hurd, Jimmy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Writing for Spiritual Growth

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "Remember the three R's of grade school; reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic? They were foundational to learning in school. Are there similar foundational disciplines for the Christian walk? Come find out as we explore Bible study, journaling and prayer."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Stead, Matthew A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Kingdom of God's Son

Description: Lecture given Monday, June 27, 2005 at Abilene Christian University: "The nature of the church is defined by its submission to the rule of God in Christ (not to the Evil One), its relationship to Christ (the source of its life) and its manner of life (renewed in God's likeness)."
Date: June 27, 2005
Creator: Ferguson, Everett
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library