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Rediscovering Praise - Integrating Psalm-Singing Into Congregational Worship

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Come see how the Brentwood Oaks congregation (Austin, Texas) has been finding (or composing) chants, metrical psalms and contemporary paraphrases of the Psalms for us in corporate worship."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Witcher, Mel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Transforming Word: A New Commentary on the Bible - Helping Christians Read With Mind and Heart

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: ""The Transforming Word: A One Volume Commentary on the Bible" has been six years in the making. It brings together scholars from across the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement in a single work that takes the Word of God in Scripture seriously."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Hamilton, Mark; Shankle, Nancy; Thompson, James & Willis, John T.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Walking Humbly With God - Lectio Divina and Micah 6

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "It seems natural to bring together a biblical text like Micah 6 and the Christian practice of lectio divina. Come hear how one group of Christian's lives have been changed by dwelling in this powerful text together."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Loy, Courtney; Loy, Jeremy; Nicholson, Adam & Nicholson, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When the Mission Field Come to You - How to Grow a Church in a Changing Community

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class presents practical and proven ideas to deal with the challenge of a racially changing neighborhood. Learn how to thrive and not merely survive in a transitional community."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Scott, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Church-Planting Classes: Fostering Incarnation Community - Incarnation Community in West Texas

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Few leadership skills are so vital in establishing healthy families of Christ as coaching. Gain practical insight and ability to draw forth the latent grace in God's people through this class."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Talbot, Miller
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Exposing the Glory of God in Eastern Europe - The Opportunity of Radio Proclamation

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Radio broadcasting is proving to be an effective ministry in Central Europe. The class will include a short video presentation, a presentation of the unusual way God has opened the doors to air the unusual programs on several commercial stations, and the exciting vision for the future."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Psenko, Vladimir
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Anyone Want to Play Follow the Leader - Elders of God's People, Then and Now

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "New Testament teaching on church elders assumes an Old Testament understanding of city elders. This class will demonstrate typical characteristics and responsibilities of city elders from books such as Micah, and offer advice in cultivating these in the elders of our churches."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Willis, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Before Acts 2:38 - Baptism Reflections from the Gospel of Luke

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Baptism cleanses us from our sins, but does the water run even deeper? While Luke's gospel does not contain the quantity of baptismal references as the book of Acts, its brief interaction with the subject will enrich and deepen our baptismal theology."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Taylor, Charlton
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Jesus Vibe: Tuning Our Hearts to Jesus - The Shear

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Loving God and neighbor provides the vibe for understanding the life of Jesus as well as understanding our call today as Christ followers. But, what happens when loving God (The Singer) and loving our neighbors (The Song) seem to collide (The Shear)?"
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Ware, Phil
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Conversations on God's Mission to North America - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Many things familiar are passing away, and new Kingdom communities are emerging in unexpected ways and places. Join us for a series of conversations about how God is reaching the unreached people of North America."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Smith, Kent
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Evangelism as Conversation - Talking Illustrations

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "We live in an era where evangelism as monologue is becoming increasingly ineffective. What are the implications for considering evangelism as conversation, and how will this create bridges to non-Christians?"
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Altrock, Craig
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Alexander Campbell: Adventurer in Freedom - Challenge of Leadership

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This series of three lectures will cover material from an important new book on the life of Alexander Campbell. They will trace his family heritage, home life in Ahorey, and his college days at the University of Glasgow and his early days in America, including the founding of Brush Run and his early debates on baptism."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Cummins, Duane
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Telling a Better Story - Telling a Better Story in Ministry: Moving From Managing Programs to Mentoring People

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The Christian faith offers the world the greatest story ever told. But is this the story the church is telling? Come examine ways the church might tell a better story in preaching, worship and ministry."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Siburt, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When God Calls - Moses: Tell God I'm Not Available

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Stories of people called by God stand at the intersection of every major turning point in Scripture. We know these stories well, and yet we may struggle with the idea of calling that constitutes their essence. What do these stories have to do with us and our churches?"
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Pemberton, Glenn
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ars Moriendi - The Art of the Good Death

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Micah has several literary images having to do with death. Most of our impressions of death are either grotesque or highly altered to reduce the impact. Historically this has not been the case. This presentation will explore some of the artistic approaches to death in funerary art and architecture in hopes to revive its value in the present."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Rama, Ronnie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Giving Up the Grudge - How We Can Nurture a Forgiving Spirit

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Given Jesus' teaching on our need to forgive others, how do we do it? This class will review biblical teaching, critique common misunderstandings and suggest practical steps for forgiveness."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Jones, Carey
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Worship As Storytelling - Developing a Narrative Structure to Worship

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God's story calls us into His holy presence, speaks through His word, shares at His table, and sends us into His mission. We will reflect on the nature of this narrative and how one congregation developed it for themselves."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Mercer, Danny
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Co-Workers in the Lord - How We Can Become Better Journey Mates in Our Partnerships

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Often our relationships as men and women serving in the Kingdom is more influenced by the latest gender research rather than on sound biblical theology. This class will examine the biblical message that challenges believers to rethink how we live and work together in numerous contexts."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Reese, Jeanene P.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Time is Fulfilled, the Kingdom is Near - Evangelism Among Missional Churches, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In recent Christian experience, evangelism has focused primarily on the status of individual souls, and with some negative consequences. What difference would it make if Missional churches took Jesus' announcement of the gospel of the Kingdom of God as the starting place for evangelism?"
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Barton, John; Love, Mark; Ries, Ben & Shilcutt, Tracy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Forgotten Hero of the Restoration Movement: Sir Garfield Todd, a Champion of African Rights - The Prophet for Africa

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The first missionary to become head of state, Sir Garfield Todd, suffered ridicule, detention and imprisonment as he fought for full democracy for all Africans. Hear the remarkable story of one of the most heroic figures of the Restoration Movement."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Casey, Mike
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

"I'm Not Really All That Humble" - The Challenge of Walking Humbly with God - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Pursuing humility presents unique challenges for those who want to make progress in the life of God. Still, fellow travelers, both ancient and contemporary, have helped us see the path to humility more."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Monday Morning Church - Scattered for Service

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "On Sundays, we gather in order to scatter, not from each other, but for the sake of the good news of the reign of God. How do we help create atmospheres within our faith communities where people are encouraged to live into everything Christ commanded?"
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Ross, Josh
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library