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Against the Night - Purity in a Porn World

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the great prologue of the Gospel of John, we are told that the reality of this great declaration? Jesus calls His disciples to live "against the night.""
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Meador, Prentice
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Training for Warriors in the Peaceable Kingdom - Multi-Generational Churches as Living Water for an "Emerging" Church

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As Jesus lived, so the church lives not for its own sake, but for the sake of the world. Not only is this proper understanding of the church vital for our participation in God's mission, but so are practical decisions the church makes to bring its gifts to a needy world."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: McLaughlin, Don
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Pledging Allegiance - The Church and the Nations

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In many ways, the events of 9-11 have challenged our perceptions of the world, including our notions of faith and nation. The relationship between church and nation has long been a topic of discussion among those of the Stone-Campbell tradition. Our panelists will help us think about the issue in light of the world we live in today."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Anderson, Lynn; Camp, Lee; Cox, Ronald; Harris, Randy; Spivey, Tim & Young, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Learning to Move Missionally - Worship, Community Building and Church Planting, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "It's one thing to "buy in" to Missional theology; it is another to learn to behave Missionally. Many of the pioneers in Missional patterns are church planters. In this Missional church workshop, three church planters talk Missional nuts and bolts. What does Missional theology look like in church planting? In worship? In community building? Let's learn together with these Missional pioneers."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Chappotin, Chris; James, Robbie & VanRheenen, Gailyn
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sending, Peace, and the Holy Spirit - Lectio Divina for the Sake of the World

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "A chaplain, minister and ACU student bring their lives under the penetrating influence of John 20:19-23. After living with this text in a manner of lectio divina, these three bring their reflections as an invitation for us to join them in seeing the world through this text."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Fry, Virgil; Sargent, Kelly & Soper, Matt
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - A Mother and Son Reflect on God's Forever Faithful Presence in Their Daily Lives

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Analyze? Dissect? Explain? There are many ways to intentionally study the Psalms, but perhaps one of the most effective ways is to experience them. We will try our best to allow the passion and convictions that fueled Psalm 139 to speak freshly to our heats."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Robinson, Alpha & Robinson, Jerrod
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Mr. Keeble Goes to Abilene - Marshall Keeble, Racial Division and the Christian University

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Marshall Keeble delivered a seminal address at the Abilene Christian College Lectureship in 1950 entitled "The Church Among the Colored." As the 21st century begins, lines are being drawn again. What role can/should our movement's institutions play in this drama?"
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Crawford, Wes
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

On the Road to Glory - Lessons From the Last Half of John's Gospel

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the second half of the gospel, the focus in on Jesus' glorification in and through His crucifixion. And for John, this expected glorification has some implications for Jesus' followers. Come walk with Jesus in John's depiction of His final days."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Matson, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Church: Culturally Relevant But Not Culturally Regulated - The Dialogical Relationship Between Church and Culture

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The relationship of the church and culture is analogous to that of an oil drilling platform built in the midst of an ocean. It must be capable of reacting to the mighty waves of the ocean environment and yet remain centered over the well deep within the ocean. How is church to be responsive and related to the culture without being regulated by it?"
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Winrow, Dewayne
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Church is The Church of Christ - The Church Is...Commissioned for Missional Pursuits

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "If you're confused or content with the Churches of Christ in America, it's time to look again at the intent of Christ for His church. Some in the "Church of Christ" are thinking denominationally...and you might be surprised who they are."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Goldman, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Nothing Can Overcome the Word of God - Luke Miller and the Rise of African-American Churches of Christ in East Texas

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Luke Miller, a convert of Marshal Keeble, arrived in Texas as a church-stabilizer and church-planter in the 1930s. Through his arduous labor, Miller established many black Churches of Christ in East Texas. This class examines how Miller was able to accomplish his impressive work."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Robinson, Edward J.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sustaining Teens in the Life of God - Maintaining a Healthy Youth Ministry, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Youth ministries thrive, not based on the strength of their programs, but on the depth of their spiritual practices. This depth needs to be cultivated in the lives of both teens and adult leaders, and must characterize the relationships between congregational and youth leaders. We have invited experienced youth ministers both to present fresh material and to respond to your questions and concerns."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Fraze, David; Campbell, Sarah; Conwell, Van; Blanchard, Dave & Huddleston, Kevin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Did I Hear That Right? Surprising Insights from a Second Hearing of John's Gospel - "Hearing" the Future: Jesus' Death

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The acts of Jesus in John's Gospel are not simply miracles or profound deeds; they are "signs" symbolizing something else. So, what do they symbolize? To what "spiritual reality" do the signs point? Hear the deeper meanings..."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Neller, Ken
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

This Is Not Your Father's Oldsmobile - Emerging Conversations With the Next Generation of Christians

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church vehicle that carries Christians along is changing. It is changing because the next generation (18-29s) is different than previous generations. Each day we'll explore how these emerging Christians participants view their churches and where they'd like them to go."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Clark, Paul D.; Swim, Jordan; Walton, James & Wesley, Jordan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Blessings for Dummies: Giving Elders the Last Word - God's Intention to Use Your Words

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "If you were asked for a blessing, what would you offer? As the church gathers for worship, and even more as they leave the assembly to join God's mission for the sake of the world, they hope for the power of the Presence to go with them. You can help!"
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Harbour, Michael
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Living God's Love: An Invitation to Christian Spirituality - Hearing the Voice of God: An Exercise in Bible Reading

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you want a deeper relationship with God? A closer walk with Jesus? A sense of the Holy Spirit's presence? Then, this class is for you. It offers no shortcuts or sure-fire techniques for deeper spirituality, but instead serves as a simple introduction to the path of daily relationship with God."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Holloway, Gary & Lavender, Earl
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Ann Landers of the Bible - Another Look at Proverbs

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The book of Proverbs was written to help young people be successful in life. But it was written for a different culture than ours. How do we apply the biblical proverbs?"
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Sneed, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Issues that Matter to the Father - Abundant Life Matters to the Father (John 10:10)

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Gospel of John gives us a glimpse into what matters to God. On behalf of God, Jesus offers abundant life. And those who know that abundant life matters to God will also know his care for lost sheep."
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Pendergrass, George
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Women for ACU Dinner

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 19, 2006, 4:45 PM at Abilene Christian University: ""We're All in This Together""
Date: September 19, 2006
Creator: Rotenberry, Liz
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library