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Children Will Follow Someone; Lead Them to Jesus - The Soil and the Sower

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Children's ministry is not school nor is it babysitting. It is getting on the path with our children and their families and assimilating God's words into life. If kids do not follow Jesus when they are young, they are less likely to follow Him. Discover how we help children choose to follow Jesus, starting today."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Scott, Deet
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Parables as Geography of Edge Living - Exploring Parables in the Context of Pastoral Care Ministries

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "By exploring the history of interpreting the parables, learn how to move the parables beyond Sunday schools and sermons and into pastoral care and ministry contexts."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Samuels, Joy R.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Being Real - Building Real Community or Common Unity

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Community is a buzzword in contemporary Christianity, but how do we know if we are living it out? These sessions explore what our communities look like to minority populations in them. Learn how genuine communication and active understanding lead to authentic community."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Martin, Byron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Someone To Talk To - The Difference Between Christian and Pagan Prayer

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The disciples of Jesus are people of prayer but become aware of a profound difference in the way Jesus prays. They ask Him for insights. He gives them a model and a perspective that changes everything."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Abshier, Mark A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Churches of Christ - A Brief Introduction

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore a new booklet for use in churches and schools to introduce both outsiders and insiders to our heritage. Consider how Churches of Christ have been shaped for two centuries and where we are today. Copies will be available and there also will be time for interaction."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Foster, Doug
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Creativity and Chaos - Learning From Theologies of Marginality

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be "marginal?" What does it mean to be "mainstream"? Discover the difference location makes in our Christian witness and how we navigate the complex realities of a religiously plural but predominantly Christian nation."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Thweatt-Bates, Jeanine
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Addicted to Drama - How Culture Breeds Relationship Dissatisfaction

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Our culture is addicted to drama, which is bad news. A Christian counselor investigates how our drama addiction has a profoundly negative impact on our relationship expectations, while offering biblical solutions to families in crisis."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Parker, Stephen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Unspoken Gospel - Sharing Secrets of the Good News

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "There may be something we are missing when sharing the good news. Discover the focus of the gospel of Christ and why has it been so hard for us to talk about."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Pendergrass, George
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Lepers, Storms and Conartists - Missions Stories from the Edge: Praise You in the Storm

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God continues to teach lessons to our family that parallel what Luke records in his Gospel. Join us for family stories from Asia and Africa that are thought-provoking and encouraging."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Henderson, Larry
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Gender and Grace In the Body of Christ

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Hear stories of churches seeking to understand the Bible's teaching about gender and worship. Gary led a congregation through study and implementation of expanded roles for women. Sara works with elders and ministers as they explore women's roles in church. Explore resources like "A Woman Called.""
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Barton, Sara & Selby, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A History of Women in Ministry in Churches of Christ - Women Exhorters, Deacons and Missionaries

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "There have been many women (both known and anonymous) who served in leadership in all three centuries of our history. These women were allowed and even encouraged by some of the more influential evangelists and authors in the history of Stone-Campbell churches."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Mitchell, Lynn
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Who Are We? - Should There Be Two Testaments?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "First-century Christians were forced to think through their identity as they became distinct from Jews. Explore how Luke-Acts thought of Christianity, relationship to Israel, and relationship to Rome in an effort to think about our identity in the 21st century."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Sterling, Gregory E.
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

God, Freedom and Dignity - Discovering God-Centered Freedom

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How did contemporary culture come to suspect that taking God seriously would restrict our freedom, threaten our dignity and hinder our search for happiness? Explore how embracing a God-centered identity in a me-centered culture does support such fears."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Highfield, Ron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Promise and Peril of Initiating and Leading Change - Shaping the Journey

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Leaders must manage the inevitable transitions of congregational life, but effective leaders also initiate change as they lead their churches in honoring God's mission. This class will explore a process for initiating purposeful change in congregational practices."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Stephens, Barry
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Is Ecumenism a Bad Word? - Two Church of Christ Boys Enter the Global Ecumenical Conversation

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Hear first-hand experiences from the Ecumenical Movement, including praying with Benedict XVI and meeting in Geneva, Korea and Indonesia. Gary is director of the World Convention of Churches of Christ and Doug is an ACU professor and longtime member of the Faith and Order Commission of the National Council of Churches."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Holloway, Gary & Foster, Doug
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Mega vs. Movement - Investing in the Few to Reach the Many

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Church leaders often invest in "the many" to reach a few. Jesus invested in "the few" to reach the many. Learn what His approach can look like in congregations today. Discover how churches grow from the surrounding culture and reach non-church people."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Kiser, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Connecting with American Hispanics in the USA - Simple But Not Easy

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Traditional ways of connecting across racial and cultural divides have proven to be less than effective. However, this difficulty is because American Hispanics actually are searching for a relationship with God. Connection is not a one-time event but a journey of life together."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Rivera, Wilmer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When the Church Comes Between You and God - Leading When Disillusionment Fills Your Soul

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Being a church leader can be hazardous to your soul. Tending to the tasks of leading in an age of quick fixes often leads to disillusionment. Discover how a leader cares for the souls of others in a difficult season."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: King, Grady D.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Prodical Son - What Don’t You See?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How many times have you heard this parable? You will be surprised what you do not see because of where you were raised. Who should have top billing? Is it the Prodigal Son, Gracious Father or Bitter Brother?"
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Cukrowski, Ken
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christ's Church in the Community - Ambassadors of Reconciliation in a World of Hurt

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians are increasingly perceived to be judgmental and intolerant. Concern about life hereafter is interpreted as no concern for life here and now. Christ was holy and a "friend to sinners." Discover how to become Christ's church in our communities."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Langford, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Different Strokes for Different Folks - How Various People-Groups Are Most Effectively Reached

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Peter did not preach the same sermon in Acts 2 as Paul in Acts 17. The call of God is heard differently in different cultures. Faithful ministers of the Word must learn the hearts of those to whom they minister."
Date: September 17, 2013
Creator: Crowe, Gayle
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library