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How Visual Media Saved My Life - How Media Will Help You Communicate

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Understanding the power of media and how to best use it to communicate God's ultimate story. We'll talk through how God's story influences movies and overall storytelling, and we'll also talk about ideas for how to use media in the 21st century."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Thomas, Rob
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Law Unto Themselves - Spiritual Lessons from Contemporary Art

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "When nonbelievers confirm spiritual truths how should we respond? If God's righteousness places us all on equal footing then even secular artists may have a reluctant spiritual message. Explore the outrageous aesthetic as it appears in the scripture and museums."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Jones, Kenny
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coffee House: Film Dialogue

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The fifth anniversary of hurricanes Katrina and Rita provide opportunity to engage "Trouble the Water," the Sundance Film Festival's Documentary of the Year for 2008. Filmmaker, actress and rapper Kim Rivers Roberts speaks about the film and takes audience questions"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Roberts, Kimberly Rivers
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Acting the Faith

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A theatre artist and professor recounts her journey of living as a single woman of faith in New York City. Explore the struggles and joys of art, faith, divorce and marriage. Learn how obedience became her mantra to navigate life on the stage and off."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Swearingen-Meeks, Dawne
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Longing for Glory: Beauty, Brokenness, and the Glory: My Lady Knows Better in Her Heart - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The cynic demands we see the world as it is. The idealist says we work for the world that should be. Christianity says we are agents of new creation - implementing and anticipating what the world will be."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Trafton, Stephen & Trafton, Juliette
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Borrowed Creativity - The Artist's Calling to an Original Life

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How often does the Christian culture merely resemble a subculture of the current trends in secular America? Perhaps it is not the trends that should alarm believers, but rather the lack of ingenuity displayed within "Christian" creative arts. The artist who professes Christ has a unique calling to originality, relevance and truth."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Morby, Ginger
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

God; The Master Potter - God Prepares Us

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 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 16, 2013
Creator: Harbron, Nancy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Worship and the Media Generation: A Panel Discussion

Description: Lecture given Sunday, September 18, 2011, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Enter a discussion on the role media can play in public worship. Hear from media specialists and worship directors as they weigh the uses and abuses of new media tools in the life of our congregations. Tours of the AT&T Learning Studio (top floor of Brown Library) will be available 30 minutes before and after the program."
Date: September 18, 2011
Creator: Dickson, Kyle
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Borrowed Creativity - Prizing the Message While Changing in the Methods

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How often does the Christian culture merely resemble a subculture of the current trends in secular America? Perhaps it is not the trends that should alarm believers, but rather the lack of ingenuity displayed within "Christian" creative arts. The artist who professes Christ has a unique calling to originality, relevance and truth."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Morby, Ginger
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Picturing Christian Faith: How Early Christians Pictured their Faith - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Early Christian art from Roman catacombs records what early Christians "saw" as important. Since most were illiterate, this art was more than decor: it was instructive of belief. The class looks at images to consider their context, background and purposes."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Willis, Wendell
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Connecting with the Divine - Creativity as a Spiritual Discipline

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Professional artist and art educator Emily Jean Hood will paint live as she shares her passion for creative practice as a spiritual discipline. Discover how and why the creative process fosters personal intimacy with the Creator."
Date: September 19, 2012
Creator: Hood, Emily Jean
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Beyond King and Throne - Making 21st-Century Metaphors for God

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Is God like a smart phone app? An obscure rapper few listen to? Study how metaphors in scripture and literature have helped us imagine the invisible God. Then we will try forming fresh metaphors using elements of today's culture."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Haley, Albert & Sanders, Shelly
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Scripture and the Actor - Scripture Impacts an Actor and An Actor Impacts Scripture

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As a follow-up to the Living Letters performance of Philippians, actors Stephen and Juliette Trafton explore ways Scripture can impact the life and career of an actor. They also will explore how an actor's training can transform the church's understanding of Scripture."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Trafton, Stephen & Trafton, Juliette
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Narrative Sermon: Love Seed

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Enter the story of God's passionate pursuit of us and how our hearts might receive Him. Experience this narrative sermon based on Mark 4."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Mudd, Larry
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Longing For Glory: Do You Know What You Wish? Are We Certain What We Wish is What We Want?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The cynic demands we see the world as it is. The idealist says we work for the world that should be. Christianity says we are agents of new creation - implementing and anticipating what the world will be."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Trafton, Stephen & Trafton, Juliette
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Devotional Power of Poetry - How Poets Can Draw Us Near to God

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2012, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Poet Adrienne Rich said, "When poetry lays its hand on our shoulder, we are, to an almost physical degree, touched and moved." Reading and thinking about poetry can open our imaginations to the intimacy God wants with us."
Date: September 17, 2012
Creator: Blassingame, Susan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Table Scraps - The Art of Self-Denial

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This visual PowerPoint presentation describes the art of iron casting, the soup bowls that will be cast at the casting event, and how donations for these bowls will feed the hungry."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Broderick, Geoffrey
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Gospel Graffiti - Reflections on Defacing the Art of God

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God's truth is more than just right; it also is beautiful. Therefore, when God's truth is suppressed there is a corresponding loss of beauty both in ourselves and in our world. Paul encourages us to consider the aesthetic implications of sin in Romans 1:18-23 so that we will understand that not only is sin illogical, it also is unappealing. It is an anti-aesthetic that robs our lives and world of divine beauty."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Youngblood, Kevin J.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Hear the Voice: Recapturing the Beauty of God's Story

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: ""The Voice" Bible Project is a fresh expression of scripture. Stories told to emerging generations about God's goodness by grandparents and tribal leaders were assembled to form the scriptures. While passion, grit, humor and beauty is often lost in translation, "The Voice" gathers poets, pastors, scholars and storytellers to recapture what was lost."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Palmer, Sean
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

God, The Master Potter - God Shapes Us

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 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 17, 2013
Creator: Harbron, Nancy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

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
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coffee House - Student Filmmakers Roundtable

Description: Lecture given Sunday, September 16, 2012, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who produce short films for class or FilmFest, explain how they approach the craft and ministry of filmmaking. Discover how filmmakers tell compelling stories as they consider other viewpoints.Film speaks without preaching. Hear ACU students, who ...
Date: September 16, 2012
Creator: Dickson, Kyle
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library