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On Being Out of Your Mind - Called Out of Your Mind

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Often, people who accomplish amazing feats, engage in death-defying acts, or daily live unusual lives are said to be out of their minds. Yet some are idolized, some institutionalized, and other ostracized. Is it OK to live "out of your mind?""
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Wyche, Freeman
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Psalms: The Book of All Saints - I am Righteous

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "When we read the poetry of Israel it is like looking into a mirror. We see that living under the rule of God sets us apart from those who oppose God, and yet our righteousness pales when we encounter God of perfect righteousness. We draw back in fear, but cry out in hope - and our hope is not misplaced. Crying to God is not an encounter with the dull ears of night; it is an experience of being heard, forgiven and lifted from the depths."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Robarts, Charme
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Reflecting God's Holiness - A Week of Repentance and Renewal

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Spirituality is more than a private affair; God lives with a people who share a common spiritual life. come to this "how-to" class on how a congregation can conduct a concentrated week of spiritual renewal."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Allen, Kent
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Alive in the Mystery: Finding a God-Centered Life - Knowing God

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The point of spirituality is relationship with God. Knowing God relationally requires that we listen for His word and live within it. Join us as we search together for a God-oriented life."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Ganus, Debbie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Rember the Sabbath and Keep It Holy - As A Celebration of the Creative Nature of God

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "God's intention in giving the Sabbath and commanding Israel to keep it holy reveals His own nature to humanity and His desire to bless His people. These three classes will examine the biblical, theological and historical roots of the Sabbath and suggest how Christians today can grow spiritually through the discipline of Sabbath keeping."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Reese, Jeanene P.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Not Against Flesh and Blood: Biblical Perspectives on Spiritual Warfare - The Powers of This Dark World

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Ours seems to be a world under seige. We have little trouble believing Paul's statement that "our struggle is not against flesh and blood." But who or what shapes our understanding and practice of spiritual warfare these days? Recovering a healthy, dynamic spirituality will require a healthy and dynamic practice of spiritual warfare."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Johnson, Stephen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Reaching America's Most Unwanted - Keys to Effective Urban Ministry

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "As the city encroaches on the suburbs, the mystique of inner-city ministry can be viewed as the least desirable pursuit or, conversly, the greatest opportunity in the world. Explore principles that transcend culture, class, gender and race, which are essential to developing an effective urban outreach."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Johnson, Leonard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Making Life Work: The Proverbs Speak Today - A Word to the Wise

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The path of life is filled with obstacles and snares: tough relationships, family issues, and our own bad attitudes and habits. The wisdom teachers have observed how life works - and how it doesn't. Come and hear what they have to say to us today."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Henderson, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Things Unseen: Three Key Questions for Churches of Christ in the New Millennium - Heritage: Are Churches of Christ Really Protestant After All?

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As the modern world recedes, Churches of Christ are finding their distinctive message and theology, which was rooted firmly in that world, less immediately convincing and more obviously deficient in the new cultural era we are entering. But this situation provides an opportunity to reclaim Christian truth that was compromised or even lost under the pressures and temptations of modernity. Three key questions focus this challenge for the church's heritage, life together and present message."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Allen, Leonard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Fulfilling the Ministry of God: Strategies and Procedures for Planting a 21st Century Ministry - The Vision, Values, and the Mission

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Unchurched people are nine times more likely to come to a new church rather than an established one. Starting a new church requires a well-conceived philosophy. Come hear one church's experience to bring these principles to life in fulfilling the ministry of God."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Seamster, Ervin D.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Christian's Green Thumb: The Essentials of Spiritual Growth - The Need for Spiritual Growth

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Agriculturists and horticulturists often boast of their mystical green thumb, which helps them produce bountiful harvests of fruits, vegetables and flowers. These sessions will explore ways that the Christian can develop a "green thumb" as he or she seeks to fulfill that all-important mandate to grow spiritually."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Barclay, Richard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Baptism: Our Spirituality's Defining Moment - The Spirit's Grace That Comes Before Baptism

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How can we hope to "Recover Spirituality" without recovering a rubust doctrine of the indwelling Holy Spirit? Is spirituality anything other than life in the Spirit of God? This life in the Spirit begins at baptism - spirituality's defining moment. Rediscover the Spirit's grace working in your life."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Sager, Scott
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Love at First Sight? - Knowing God…Really!

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "It is one thing to know about God. It is quite another to really know Him. From Jeremiah 4 and 9 we will learn some things that will help us guard against just knowing about God, and challenge us to truly know him."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Missildine, Ronnie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

If You Can Do Ministry Here, You Can Do It Anywhere - Reflections From Ground Zero - Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "September 11. This is the day our world changed. While people around the globe were affected by the acts of terror that day, none were more impacted than the citizens of New York City. Hear stories of ministry from the perspective of "ground zero" - stories from the Manhattan Church of Christ."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Robinson, Tom
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Embodied Spirituality: Discovering a Balance of Nature and Grace - A Look at Humanity

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be created in the image of God? IN what ways are we called to fulfill this goal? Is it completely a divine reality, merely a human reality, or a cooperative effort with God? The incarnation furnishes powerful answers to these questions and provides a balanced approach to spirituality."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Aquino, Frederick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Racial Discrimination: Problems and Solutions - Four Illustrations

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Racial discrimination remains a significant social and spiritual problem. This series of classes interweaves the stories of four families, racism, resilience, faith and how the Church should be an agent of change."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Hinson, Waymon
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Until Christ is Formed In You: The Ultimate Goal of Spiritual Formation - Christ in You

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Spirituality means more allowing our faith in Christ to saturate every nook and cranny of our lives - our thinking, feeling and living. But what is the process by which this faith is internalized? This class will examine biblical texts that begin to answer that question."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Cope, Mike
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Spirituality of the Stone-Campbell Movement - The Spirituality of the Founders

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Dr. William Paulsell of Lexington, KY, is author of "Disciples at Prayer" and one of the leading scholars of spirituality in the Stone-Campbell Movement. In three fascinating lectures, Paulsell will examine the roots and development of what we have thought it means to be spiritual in a movement that has often been primarily identified by its rationality."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Paulsell, William
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

All Things By Prayer - By Prayer, All Things

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In the 1700s it was A.H. Franke. In the 1800s it was George Muller. Who will it be in our day? Who will call out to God for daily demonstrations of His eagerness to hear and answer prayer? Will it be you? God has been faithful to hear and answer our prayers for provisions and people. Come. Hear. Believe."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Meeks, Steve
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Elders and Spirituality - The Elder as a Spiritual Leader

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "There is no more demanding role in the church than the service of an elder. Servant leadership requires spiritual depth. This class examines the spiritual qualities necessary for church leadership."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Fair, Ian A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Hungering For God: Classical Spiritual Theology Through Old Testament Eyes - The Active Life: Isaiah

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Early classical theologians commonly described the spiritual life in the terms of the "threefold way," a journey both satisfying and stimulating one's hunger for God. This class will consider Old Testament texts that illuminate these three movements and how they might nourish the spiritual cravings of Christians today."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Green, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Evangelism - Great Confusion or Great Commission?

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Today "church" is often seen as irrelevant. How can we together, as the body of Christ, engage the culture with the incredibly relevant good new story? This class will emphasize articulating the story rather than outlining steps; understanding a process rather than planning an event; trusting God rather than trusting our own efforts."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Owen, Kevin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library