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Mentoring, Money and You - Brand You

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 1:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Every Christian needs to have a mentor and be a mentor. Discover six principles of mentoring from scripture and people."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Diggs, Steve
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Gender and Grace in the Body of Christ

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 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 18, 2013
Creator: Barton, Sara & Selby, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Going Out (of Bounds) - Dating Violence in American Culture

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Dating violence in America is a very real experience among many young people, including those in our congregations. Licensed professional counselor Chelsie Sargent shares stories, warning signs, and hope for change in this unfortunately prevalent occurrence."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Sargent, Chelsie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

How to Preach to Women - Having the Courage to Speak to Women the Way Jesus Did

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore the longings of women today and discover how the good news of Jesus Christ meets their deepest needs. The God who is the same yesterday, today and forever offers modern women the same hope and good news received by the women in Scripture."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Bost-Henegar, Amy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Say What? - Disturbing Sayings of Jesus

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Jesus said some "un-Christ-like" things, given our culture's idea of Jesus, or even contemporary Christianity's idea of Jesus. These sayings give us heartburn to talk about and even more when we try and live them. While hard to swallow, these are life-giving words worth chewing on."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Seidman, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Longing for a New World - Praying the Lord’s Prayer With Prisoners

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 1:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "One's experience when praying the Lord's Prayer might change drastically by simply moving from a church auditorium to a jail cell. Find out if 20 prisoners can reshape your experience of this ancient prayer."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Rush, Dusty
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Addicted to Drama - Rediscovering “Us” in a Society of “Me”

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 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 18, 2013
Creator: Parker, Stephen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

CHARIS Project Presents: Race; War and Gender - The Social Consciousness of Churches of Christ

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Churches of Christ in America have not been known for activism in social justice matters. Some oppose activism and social justice when tied to liberal politics. Is there a heritage of social justice activism that is Christian and not linked to political agenda?"
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Foster, Doug
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Touching the Lepers in Our World - The Marginalized Need Jesus Just Like You

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Many people are overlooked, despised, rejected, discriminated and oppressed. In Luke 5:12-16, Jesus illustrates that real followers of Jesus are those who touch the marginalized. Discover how contemporary Christians also may touch people."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Brice, Steven J.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Promise and Peril of Initiating and Leading Change - Engaging Our Culture

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 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 18, 2013
Creator: Stephens, Barry
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

What Would Jesus Do - The Mission of Eternal Threads

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What would Jesus do in places like Afghanistan? Discover what we can do to show compassion to the poor and declare the name of Jesus when words are not possible. Explore what Scripture says about social justice and the Kingdom of God."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Egle, Linda
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

We Bring Casseroles - What Does It Look Like To Be Present With People

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In our attempt to create community and relationships we tend to organize the life out of both. The result is often unmet expectations, cynicism and disappointment. Rethink what it means to be community."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Kasselman, Arlene
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Kingdom and The Church - The Same or the Sacred/Secular Divide?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What is the relationship of the kingdom to the church? Are they the same? Are they different? Is one the sacred and the other the secular or public arena? We will examine how kingdom and church are related in such a way that one can contend that what Jesus meant by "kingdom" is more or less what Paul meant by "church.""
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: McKnight, Scot
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Prodigal Son - The Real Star

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 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 18, 2013
Creator: Cukrowski, Ken
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly - The Strange Cast of Characters in the Parables in Luke

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In most stories the good guys are easy to recognize from the bad guys. In the best stories however, the characters are harder to peg and full of surprises. Jesus tells the best stories. Listen to them again."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A History of Women in Ministry in Churches of Christ - Women Preachers; Pastors and Elders

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 10:00 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 18, 2013
Creator: Mitchell, Lynn
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Someone To Talk To - Luke 11

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 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 18, 2013
Creator: Abshier, Mark A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Scarred Faith - When Suffering Gives Way to Adventurous Faith

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 1:15 PM at Abilene Christian University: "We live in a world full of scars. They are physical, emotional, mental, and social. Every scar has a story behind it. Do we believe God can enter into the scars of our lives to redeem the story?"
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Ross, Josh
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Moral Agency of Youth - The Kids Are All Right

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Just like adults, youth daily engage moral issues surrounding technology, materialism, racism, sexuality, etc. Discover how youth negotiate morality and how adults can help or hinder their development."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Myers, Cari
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Theological Vision at the Center of Ministry in Tim Keller's "Center Church" - Mission and Ministry

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Timothy Keller's new book, Center Church, offers a distinctive theological vision to mission, ministry and outreach. Participants are encouraged to read the book before participating in this class conversation."
Date: September 18, 2013
Creator: Reed, Carson
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library