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Half the Church: Women in Gender Inclusive Churches

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Are women called to ministry? This class shares the experience of women receiving degrees for ministry as they wrestle with issues of calling and vocation (related to their heritage in Churches of Christ)."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Johnson, Stephen & Penya, Lynette Sharp
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Flying Faith: Make a Connection with Your Coworkers

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be a Christian in today's marketplace? How does the commission to "go into all the world" extend into the boardroom? Can business strategies mirror biblical philosophies? Hear how Southwest Airlines' stories of LUV are stories of love."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Coldwell, Katie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Called to the Mountaintop: Developing a Leadership Philosophy

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you feel called to leadership? Do you feel called to develop leadership potential in others? This session will offer real-life examples of personal leadership development experiences and current best practices for leadership development."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Barnard, Mimi
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Emerging Elders - Shepherding People in a Post-Christian Culture

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "We in the Restoration Movement are unique. We have a model of leadership that involves ministers/evangelists and elders/pastors. We train ministers but unfortunately have not intentionally developed elders for the church in a post-Christian culture. However, elders emerge in an intentional development ministry."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Clark, Ron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Lead Like a Servant - The Dilemma of Christian Leadership

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What distinguishes Christian leadership from leadership in general? How does one negotiate the difference? This interactive class will explore differences and workable solutions for leaders in any Christian ministry."
Date: September 18, 2012
Creator: Money, Royce
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Living, Loving, and Leading From the Heart - Leadership Realities Facing Christian Women

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Responsible for educating more than 10,000 college students across three campuses, Nutt confronts the realities of being a Christian woman who is a college vice president...and the realities of being a college vice president who is a Christian woman."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Nutt, Lee Ann
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Other Peoples Children - How the Church Could Help in Reforming America's Schools

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "America's schools have fallen apart. Hear from one who has taught Special Education in the highly controversial Washington, D.C., public school system. Learn America's most pressing educational reforms and what role the church can and should play."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Worthington, Matt
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

To Serve or Not to Serve? - Developing a Discernment Process for Elder Nominees

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Presented the opportunity to serve in church leadership, elder nominees face a pivotal moment filled with questions. Rather than leaving these individuals to maneuver the process alone, learn how to provide information and care to help nominees decide."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Walling, Aaron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Communication - The Foundation of Effective Leadership

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What constitutes effective leadership? Are charisma, likeability and longevity of church membership sufficient for effective leadership? Effective leadership and effective communication are inseparable. What is said and how it is said are major characteristics of leadership and group progress."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: McKenzie, Taylor A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Building Your Congregation Over the Long Haul - Things Learned After 33 Years with One Church

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "There is a lot to consider in leading a church – leadership, growth, community, spiritual formation, outreach. All of us are still learning. Discover lessons learned from both successes and failures in leading a church."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Adcox, Jimmy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Called to the Mountaintop: Developing the Leadership Potential in Others

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you feel called to leadership? Do you feel called to develop leadership potential in others? This session will offer real-life examples of personal leadership development experiences and current best practices for leadership development."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Barnard, Mimi
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When Peace Breaks Out - A Righteous God Invites Reverence

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "God conflict? Paul escorts you to the front row to witness and participate in God's outbreak of peace. Allow God's righteousness to guide your discovery of your birthright as peacemaker."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Cope, Joey
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Identity in a Non-Christian World: Moral Values and Christian Identity: The Household Code of 1 Peter - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We will explore how Christian identity developed within the larger Greco-Roman world. We will focus on how 1 Peter uses baptism to create Christian identity and to appropriate a non-Christian ethic. What can we learn from how 1 Peter urges Christians to both distance themselves from and identify with society?"
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Sterling, Gregory E.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Identity in a Non-Christian World: Forming our Identity: Baptism in First Peter - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We will explore how Christian identity developed within the larger Greco-Roman world. We will focus on how 1 Peter uses baptism to create Christian identity and to appropriate a non-Christian ethic. What can we learn from how 1 Peter urges Christians to both distance themselves from and identify with society?"
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Sterling, Gregory E.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Islands, Feelings, and Cell Phones - Authentic College Ministry in a Post-God World

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "College ministry is one of today's most important and most challenging outreach ministries. American culture has deeply affected spiritual development. How do students think? What defines them? Hear how one veteran campus minister builds the Christian leaders for tomorrow's church."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Daffern, Monty
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

More News About Benefits for Christian Leaders

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Christian Leaders Benefits Alliance (CLBA) is in its second year of service to Christian leaders in churches and non-profit ministry organizations (schools, children's homes, service groups, etc.). Leaders from the CLBA share the latest information about nationwide health insurance and possible new benefits."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Siburt, Charles; Wright, James Russell; Mullican, Jon & Orr, Roland
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Flying Faith: "Nonstop" Christianity in the Business World

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be a Christian in today's marketplace? How does the commission to "go into all the world" extend into the boardroom? Can business strategies mirror biblical philosophies? Hear how Southwest Airlines' stories of LUV are stories of love."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Coldwell, Katie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Using Behavioral Covenants to Enhance Leadership Effectiveness: Keeping Covenant - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Faith communities can avoid conflict over competing perspectives and strategies in a constantly changing context. Learn how behavioral covenants can empower communities to find consensus and respond consistently, while still accessing the unique perspectives and gifts of individuals."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Bruner, Ron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Shepherding the Elder Selection Process: Elder Selection Is Not Deer Season - Part 1.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Elder selection is a time of spiritual discernment and not about choosing respected people to attack in the name of "spiritual" objections. Often overlooked is how to help new elders transition into an existing eldership. This class explores the process of building a unified leadership."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Oglesby, Robert & Siburt, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Secure In Heart: A woman's Journey to Redemption - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Eve first woke up to her Father delighting over her. But after she fell, did the God of grace restore her? (1 Peter 5:10) As we explore Eve's journey towards redemption, we'll claim a living hope for our own battles."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Weidner, Robin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library