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Praying the Psalms: Practical Help for Enriching Your Walk with God - Praying in the Dark Night of the Soul

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Psalmists are mentors for naming God in the world. As we pay attention to the grammar of their praying, we rediscover God's gracious presence, even in times of sadness and loss. Come to enrich your own praying. Come to be a better servant to those asking life's hardest questions."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: LaValley, Mark A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Down to Earth Principles for Heavenly Living - A Study of the Christian Graces in 2 Peter 1:1-12

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Is genuine spirituality fact or feeling...neither or both? Is spirutal growth determined by external factors or internal transformation? Is it possible for us to gauge thelevel of our spiritual growth in tangible and practicle ways? Hear Peter's definitive instruction."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: McGalliard, Les
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Psalms: The Book of All Saints - I Hope in God

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "When we read the poetry of Israel it is like looking into a mirror. We see that living under the rule of God sets us apart from those who oppose God, and yet our righteousness pales when we encounter God of perfect righteousness. We draw back in fear, but cry out in hope - and our hope is not misplaced. Crying to God is not an encounter with the dull ears of night; it is an experience of being heard, forgiven and lifted from the depths."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Robarts, Charme
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When God Seems Absent - The Sovereignty of God

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Is God really with us in any way that matters when we can't see any miracles in life? Is God with us in times of tragedy? Since miracles have always been rather rare, even in biblical times, how does God act in our world when axe heads don't float, the blind stay blind, and the lame still need wheelchairs? By looking at the lives of Ruth and Esther we will see God's sovereignty working behind the scenes from the peasant's shack to the palace suite and find parallels in contemporary life."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Bouchelle, Dan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Led by the Spirit: Spiritual Formation in the Church and Classroom - Head and Heart Spirituality

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christian spiritual formation is the process of being conformed to the image of Christ for the sake of others. God utilizes Scripture, people, personal experiences, contexts, literature, spiritual disciplines, theological reflections and praxis to transform believers into Christ-likeness. Come and find a balanced path to life in the Spirit."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Tippens, Darryl & Wray, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

On Being Out of Your Mind - Called Out of Your Mind

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Often, people who accomplish amazing feats, engage in death-defying acts, or daily live unusual lives are said to be out of their minds. Yet some are idolized, some institutionalized, and other ostracized. Is it OK to live "out of your mind?""
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Wyche, Freeman
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Youth Worker University - Basic Tools for Youth Ministry Tool Box

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The class is for volunteer and part-time youth workers looking to put some spark back into their youth ministry. Topics include creative Bible teaching, games, retreats and simulation experiences. Many ideas and resources will be shared."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Meyer, Scott
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Mission to the City - God's Mission to Us

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "God is faithful to answer the challenges of the city. As more and more people begin to move into the urban centers of the world, the church must proclaim the ancient message of the gospel through new, contextualized means. This class chronicles the expeirence of the PUMP Church of Christ, a new church planted in the heart of Portland, Oregon, in 2000."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Graul, Ike & Tucker, Lanny
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Inside Out: Becoming a Missional Church - Redefining Leadership and Structure

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Across North America, people in our communities are on a spiritual quest. Most of these people, however, will not end their search with us...unless we change. In this class, discover some ways to make those changes without compromising our faith."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Rheenen, Gailyn Van & Love, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Psalms: The Book of All Saints - I am Righteous

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "When we read the poetry of Israel it is like looking into a mirror. We see that living under the rule of God sets us apart from those who oppose God, and yet our righteousness pales when we encounter God of perfect righteousness. We draw back in fear, but cry out in hope - and our hope is not misplaced. Crying to God is not an encounter with the dull ears of night; it is an experience of being heard, forgiven and lifted from the depths."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Robarts, Charme
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Living and Active: The Ancient Book for Postmodern Times - Reclaimed by the (W)hole of Scripture

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Renewal in the past has been unleashed by the rediscovery of the Word of God. The answer for the church in postmodern times is a recovery of the voice of God communicated in Scripture."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Cukrowski, Ken; Hamilton, Mark & Thompson, James
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Confessions of a Church of Christ Monk - Monk Without a Monastery

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you ever find in the frantic pace of life and its hectic demands that there is little time to simply be with God? Is it possible to have one's life guided by God's presence rather than the demands all around us? Come discover the way of "desert spirituality.""
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Reflecting God's Holiness - A Week of Repentance and Renewal

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Spirituality is more than a private affair; God lives with a people who share a common spiritual life. come to this "how-to" class on how a congregation can conduct a concentrated week of spiritual renewal."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Allen, Kent
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Children Should Be Seen and Heard: Nurturing the Spirituality of Children - Let the Little Children Come: Why?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "When Jesus said, "Let the little children come to Me," He wasn't just inviting them to Sunday school; He was affirming their place in His Kingdom, His church. Growing a new generation of faith-filled Christians requires a commitment to rich communal practices that enable children to learn the language of faith, participate in the life of God's people and receive their lives as a celebration of the believing community."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Neilson, Shelley
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Baptism: Our Spirituality's Defining Moment - The Spirit's Grace That Come in Baptism

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How can we hope to "Recover Spirituality" without recovering a rubust doctrine of the indwelling Holy Spirit? Is spirituality anything other than life in the Spirit of God? This life in the Spirit begins at baptism - spirituality's defining moment. Rediscover the Spirit's grace working in your life."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Sager, Scott
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Rember the Sabbath and Keep It Holy - As A Celebration of the Creative Nature of God

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "God's intention in giving the Sabbath and commanding Israel to keep it holy reveals His own nature to humanity and His desire to bless His people. These three classes will examine the biblical, theological and historical roots of the Sabbath and suggest how Christians today can grow spiritually through the discipline of Sabbath keeping."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Reese, Jeanene P.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

On Being Out of Your Mind - Challenged Out of Your Mind

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Often, people who accomplish amazing feats, engage in death-defying acts, or daily live unusual lives are said to be out of their minds. Yet some are idolized, some institutionalized, and other ostracized. Is it OK to live "out of your mind?""
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Wyche, Freeman
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Prayer: Laying It on the Line with God - The Barometer of Faith

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Elder, freelance writer and former missionary Charlie Walton shares his personal quest for deeper communication with God. His unique view of the rist involved in honest prayer has never failed to spark reflection and may change the way you talk with and listen to God."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Walton, Charlie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Incarnating Spirituality: The Present State of the Fanning-Richardson Controversy - Richardson's Hope: Has the Temple Been Filled? Have the Forms Been Inspired? Has Our Passion Dissipated for the Young?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In 1857 Robert Richardson, a friend and collegue of Alexander Campbell, wrote a series of articles for the Millennial Harbinger (edited by Campbell) entitled "Faith Versus Philosophy." These articles called for a spirituality that moved readers beyond an emphasis on forms. His call to a vital spirituality continues to speak with great relevance to the heirs of the Stone-Campbell movement. Come and share Richardson's hope for a life led by the Spirit."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Swick, Danny
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library