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Churches of Christ Today: What's Happening in Our Congregations? - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Churches of Christ have recently been included in a major study of American congregations. This series of classes examines the nature of the study, what we have learned about our congregations, and how the survey can be useful in the local church."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Winter, Tom & Siburt, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Witnessing by Speech, Song, and Drama

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The fundamental role of the Christian and the church is to witness to God's activity to encourage the church and to convert the world to God."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Willis, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Children / Aging Parents - 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Developing a series of Bible class lessons for children of aging parents; a response to Ephesians 6:1-4. Practical ways adult Christian children can assist aging parents emotionally, physically and spiritually."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Pruett, C.D.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sex -- A Biblical View

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians must seek spiritual strength so they will not faint in the day of adversity that is sure to come (2 Timothy 3:12)"
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Hobbs, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Pots With a Purpose

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Who does God call an influential woman? Looking at three snapshots from the first century, we will discover the process for becoming a woman of influence in the 21st century."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Shank, Sally
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When the Church Decides to Withness in Athens - Doing Biblical Theology for Athenians

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Based on reflections from the text of Acts 17:16-34, class sessions will track the evangelism style of the apostle Paul to people in a world city of his time, and offer a parallel strategy for our time."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Oster, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Witness of Welcome: Discussing a Contemporary Practice of Christian Hospitality

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Early Christians announced the in-breaking of God's kingdom as good news, not only in the message they proclaimed, but in the lives they lived. God's welcome in Jesus Christ became the welcome they extended to each other and to the world. Practicing Christianity in a contemporary culture characterized by individualism and competition will not be easy."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Johnson, Gayna
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Winning the Heart of the Reluctant Bride

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Over the past two centuries, France has not responded wholeheartedly to God but has been a reluctant bride. Today, the Good News is making powerful inroads into the hearts and lives of the French-speaking world, especially in Africa."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Opsitch, Yann
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Captured Heart (Acts 5:29 and 28:31)

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The Father-God who created mankind also knows our heart. He wants our hearts to be consecrated for His purposes. Jesus' death on the cross for us "cuts" our hearts, exposes "contaminated" hearts and "captures" our hearts when they are changed."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Stirman, Peggy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Myths of the "Open Door"

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God is moving mightily in Europe, using events, government and faithful Christians to expand his kingdom. What's next in Europe? We will share the possibilities with you."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Curtis, Gwynneth
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Freedom and Baptism (Acts 18:24-19:7)

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The gospel of Jesus means freedom. It's an end to law. Its the context for understanding baptism. It sometimes means freedom to honor tradition."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Pauls, Dale
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Story of Benedict of Nursia

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Can the church survive in a post-Christian culture? Will it trivialize and privatize its historic faith? History is filled with stories of faith communities that not only survived but they thrived on the threatening conditions."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Reid, Stan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Keep Thy Heart With All Diligence

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians must seek spiritual strength so they will not faint in the day of adversity that is sure to come (2 Timothy 3:12)"
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Hobbs, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

What Does It Take? To Remember and Forget

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 21, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Following the theme of the Lectureship, these two classes examine our past, refocus our present perspectives, and call us to renewal. With more intention, energy and commitment as God's people who are mission driven to accomplish his work. It is an attempt to answer the question we must finally ask of each other, "What does it take to be his people?" A very practical look at practicing faith."
Date: February 21, 2001
Creator: Gafford, Carol
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Living the Call

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 21, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The first session will focus on the call of Jesus, particularly Luke 14:33, and the second session will focus on how the call of Jesus lives itself out in the life of the church and in the message of the witnesses in Acts."
Date: February 21, 2001
Creator: Kelley, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

La Unidad y la Evangelizacion (Unity and Evangelism)

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 21, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Utilizaré las "notas de truinfo" a través de los Hechos (Ejemplo: Hechos 5:32) para acentuar la necesidad de la unidad para tener una evangelización eficaz. Esta unidad se debe basar en las Escrituras, así como la esneñanza en nuestro evangelismo. Hechos 14:19-22 demuestra la persecucíón y el sufrimiento de Pablo ens sus jornadas misioneras, así como su amor y humilidad para con la Causa de Christo que deben ser las características de cada cristiano, especialmente aquellos de nosotros que predicamos."
Date: February 21, 2001
Creator: Garcia, Albert Adelaido
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library