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Have Mercy on Me, a Sinner: When We Take the Easy Way in Worship Renewal, Don't Be Surprised That We're Not Renewed

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Worship renewal without confession leaves the church empty and sick. We are right to desire renewal, but it comes with a cost: owning up to our sinfulness and waving the white flag of surrender. With confession restored to its rightful place, the church is open to the kind of renewal only God can do, and that is renewal indeed."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Reese, Jack
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Have Mercy on Me, a Sinner: When We Take the Easy Way in Worship Renewal, Don't Be Surprised That We're Not Renewed

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Worship renewal without confession leaves the church empty and sick. We are right to desire renewal, but it comes with a cost: owning up to our sinfulness and waving the white flag of surrender. With confession restored to its rightful place, the church is open to the kind of renewal only God can do, and that is renewal indeed."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Reese, Jack
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Vagabond Spirituality: Exodus: Finding Salvation Along the Way

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What if homelessness, discomfort and even isolation were clear signs of God's favor? How would that affect how we see salvation and the Christian life? Sit at the feet of great masters of the Christian spiritual life and discover some surprising secrets in the Exodus stories for experiencing true intimacy with God."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Childers, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Worship for a New Generation - Great Music, Great Worship

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Take a church from good worship to great worship! Inspire singers to become uninhibited worshipers and lead others in worship. Educate churches to go from half-hearted singing to becoming lost in praise and worship."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Bledsoe, Darrell
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Tilling and Tending the Gardens of our Lives: Theological Reflection on Work: Working Outside of the Garden - Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Most people spend their waking hours working. Is work a curse or a blessing? Come consider work through Bible studies, preaching and other experiences. This class draws from Genesis and contemporary film and literature to stimulate reflection."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Green, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Vagabond Spirituality: Exodus: Finding God in Life's Wilderness

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What if homelessness, discomfort and even isolation were clear signs of God's favor? How would that affect how we see salvation and the Christian life? Sit at the feet of great masters of the Christian spiritual life and discover some surprising secrets in the Exodus stories for experiencing true intimacy with God."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Childers, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Tilling and Tending the Gardens of our Lives: Theological Reflection on Work: Working in the Garden

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Most people spend their waking hours working. Is work a curse or a blessing? Come consider work through Bible studies, preaching and other experiences. This class draws from Genesis and contemporary film and literature to stimulate reflection."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Green, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Worship Leaders Forum - A Time to Focus on Worship and Music Ministry

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This new 75-minute super-session focuses on worship leaders and ministers. Featuring worship leaders form across the country, this forum explores resources for worship planning, music and arranging and other important issues facing worship today."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Bulls, D. J.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Worship for a New Generation - Great Music, Great Worship

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Take a church from good worship to great worship! Inspire singers to become uninhibited worshipers and lead others in worship. Educate churches to go from half-hearted singing to becoming lost in praise and worship."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Bledsoe, Darrell
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Can't We All Just Get Along? Defining and Embracing Multiculturalism

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What are the issues dividing the family of God? What is a multicultural church? This session will take an honest look at this thorny issue in light of Scripture's call for the church to be the body of Christ."
Date: September 22, 2010
Creator: Jones, Barron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Can't We All Just Get Along? An Honest Look at Race Relations in the Church - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 21, 2010, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What are the issues dividing the family of God? What is a multicultural church? This session will take an honest look at this thorny issue in light of Scripture's call for the church to be the body of Christ."
Date: September 21, 2010
Creator: Jones, Barron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Dark Night of the Soul or Burnout - Distinguishing the Dark Night From Burnout

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Since St. John of the Cross, the phrase 'dark night of the soul' is used for everything from a bad hair day to clinical depression. These classes examine some theories about experience of 'the dark night' and apply them for practical ministry."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Halstead, Jackie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Discover the Practice of Echoing - Learning to Listen to Life

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Some people lack meaning, feel confused by Scripture, or long for community. Explore a simple, reusable spiritual exercise for groups that transforms how people seek God in life. Learn how to imagine life's scattered stories within a bigger story."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Bryce, Brady
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Dark Night of the Soul or Burnout - Ministering to Others in Their Dark Night

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Since St. John of the Cross, the phrase 'dark night of the soul' is used for everything from a bad hair day to clinical depression. These classes examine some theories about experience of 'the dark night' and apply them for practical ministry."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Halstead, Jackie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Discover the Practice of Echoing - Narrating the Story of Life

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Some people lack meaning, feel confused by Scripture, or long for community. Explore a simple, reusable spiritual exercise for groups that transforms how people seek God in life. Learn how to imagine life's scattered stories within a bigger story."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Bryce, Brady
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Lost History of Christian Spirituality: Discovering the Sacred in the Ordinary: Sacred Things, Sacred Places

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Historian Philip Jenkins argues that Western Christians have lost half their history. Similarly, we have lost many of the spiritual practices known to our ancestors. It is time to reconsider the lesser-known disciplines that have transformed believers for 2,000 years."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Tippens, Darryl
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

More Than Dinner At Our Place - The Reconciling Work of Living Hospitably

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How can Christians respond to a culture marked with scars of isolation? What are the practices and ways of being that lead away from shallow niceties and lead toward the generous landscape of reconciliation?"
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Robarts, Charme
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Moving Deeper Into God's Embrace - Bernard of Clairveaux's Stages of Love

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2012, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The spiritual journey involves a deepening identification with God's love. The more we come to know God, the more our identity rests in that love. This class explores one's relationship with God as articulated by Bernard of Clairveaux."
Date: September 17, 2012
Creator: Halstead, Jackie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Nurturing Children's Spirituality: Christian Perspectives and Best Practices

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "This class explores the unfolding concept of children's spirituality, examining definitions, biblical and theological foundations and current research. It briefly overviews 10 key ways to cultivate children's spiritual development, but focuses principally on three re-orienting and profound approaches for parents and churches to consider."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Allen, Holly
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Big Macs and Carrot Sticks - What Eating Disorders Teach Us About Spiritual Cravings

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 16, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A Christian psychologist describes the underlying emotional and spiritual issues relevant to the development of and recovery from eating disorders. Discover how these issues are relevant to all of us."
Date: September 16, 2013
Creator: Cunningham, Lauren
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Reconciliation and Forgiveness as Spiritual Practices - Learning From Hosea

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2012, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Spiritual practices must be communal and individual. Forgiveness and reconciliation are among the most important spiritual practices. Hosea explores these themes in detail and helps us remove the barriers of sin that arise between us and grow closer to God"
Date: September 17, 2012
Creator: Kang-Hamilton, Samjung
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library