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Experiencing the God of the Prophets - Experiencing God's Lament: Amos

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Some of the most powerful language in Scripture and least used in contemporary preaching is found in the prophets. These classes will look at the message of the eight-century prophets and offer suggestions for preaching various texts."
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Bland, Dave
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Tearing Down Strongholds - Bringing God's Grace as Compassionate Strength

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Today's church is starved for guidance in responding to the issue of same-sex attraction. Participants will be introduced to Center Peace, a newly formed non-profit ministry dedicated to equipping churches to respond compassionately to our brothers and sisters who experience same-sex attraction."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Gary, Sally
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Alexander Campbell: Adventurer in Freedom - Founding a Church

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 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 18, 2007
Creator: Cummins, Duane
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Up Willow Creek Without a Hybels - Leading by Cultivating Missional Imagination, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "For a new Missional frontier, traditional patters of leadership that emphasize problem solving and predicting outcomes will simply not be adequate. Missional leadership will need to develop Christian imagination through the cultivation of spiritual practices. Come and explore what possibilities leadership on the Missional frontier holds."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Flanders, Chris; Foster, Robert & Hopkins, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Leaders Benefits Alliance - Providing Needed Benefits for Christian Servants

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A team of experts including congregational leaders, a human resource professional, and a benefits consultant will present the latest efforts to provide nationwide health insurance, retirement plans, and discounts on electricity for churches, ministers and leaders from Christian schools, and non-profit organizations."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Allmon, Suzanne; Holifield, Ron; Mullican, Jon; Siburt, Charles & Wright, James
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

True or Toxic Leadership - A Transforming Leadership Model

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class will present a transforming leadership model from the Apostle Paul's letter to the Corinthian churches and its implications for an International Church of Christ congregation. The application of Paul's pastoral ministry style helped this congregation develop a healthy, biblical approach."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Marutzky, Gregg
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Up Willow Creek Without a Hybels - Leading by Cultivating Missional Imagination, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "For a new Missional frontier, traditional patters of leadership that emphasize problem solving and predicting outcomes will simply not be adequate. Missional leadership will need to develop Christian imagination through the cultivation of spiritual practices. Come and explore what possibilities leadership on the Missional frontier holds."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Flanders, Chris; Foster, Robert & Hopkins, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Micah's Call to Justice: A Symposium on Possibilities

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Structural and pervasive injustice throughout the world is often overwhelming for American Christians to face. The force of such evil sometimes causes us to shrink back from any hope of effective action on our part. In this symposium, Christians who have become involved in the fight against the injustice of child sex trafficking in Asia, bonded servitude of children in India and Africa, and the orphaned street children in Africa present the possibilities they have experienced."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Jones-Cypert, Leah
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When Morality is not Enough - The Problem of Having a Social Ethic

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Historically, we have understood the gospel to be about personal salvation rather than about a new community founded on justice and mercy. Come and explore what it means to be the new community."
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Alvarez, Abel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When Morality is not Enough - The Church as a Servant Community

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Historically, we have understood the gospel to be about personal salvation rather than about a new community founded on justice and mercy. Come and explore what it means to be the new community."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Alvarez, Abel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Together for Children - A Theology of Children, Human Rights and Togetherness, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Children are suffering and hurting around the world in innumerable ways. Viva Network, an international Christian human rights organization, is a global movement of Christians committed to having every child have the opportunity to become all that God intends. Come join Doug Engberg, executive director for Viva North America, and Joel Nichols, a law professor involved in human rights issues, for a discussion of theology, human rights and care for vulnerable children as the issue of our day."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Engberg, Doug & Nichols, Joel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Together for Children - A Theology of Children, Human Rights and Togetherness, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Children are suffering and hurting around the world in innumerable ways. Viva Network, an international Christian human rights organization, is a global movement of Christians committed to having every child have the opportunity to become all that God intends. Come join Doug Engberg, executive director for Viva North America, and Joel Nichols, a law professor involved in human rights issues, for a discussion of theology, human rights and care for vulnerable children as the issue of our day."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Engberg, Doug & Nichols, Joel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Memory of God and Justice for His World - Old Injustice in Our New World

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The message Micah brings is not what god wants from us, but rather who He wants us to be: everyday Christians who demand social justice for a hurting world."
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Alvarez, Elizabeth
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Memory of God and Justice for His World - Every Christian's Call to Action

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The message Micah brings is not what god wants from us, but rather who He wants us to be: everyday Christians who demand social justice for a hurting world."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Alvarez, Elizabeth
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Prophets, To Jesus, To the 21st Century: Injustice and the Church's Engagement - Biblical and Contemporary Voices, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "From the Old Testament prophets to Jesus of Nazareth to the 20th century Civil Rights Movement, people of faith have been called upon to do justice. This session will provide several contemporary examples of pleases where God's people can stand for the powerless."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Blakeslee, Sara; Crawford, Wes; Harmon, David Todd; Hinson, Waymon; Mills, Foy, Jr.; Oliver, Joshua et al.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Prophets, To Jesus, To the 21st Century: Injustice and the Church's Engagement - Biblical and Contemporary Voices, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "From the Old Testament prophets to Jesus of Nazareth to the 20th century Civil Rights Movement, people of faith have been called upon to do justice. This session will provide several contemporary examples of pleases where God's people can stand for the powerless."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Blakeslee, Sara; Crawford, Wes; Harmon, David Todd; Hinson, Waymon; Mills, Foy, Jr.; Oliver, Joshua et al.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Micah's Call to Justice: A Symposium on Possibilities

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Structural and pervasive injustice throughout the world is often overwhelming for American Christians to face. The force of such evil sometimes causes us to shrink back from any hope of effective action on our part. In this symposium, Christians who have become involved in the fight against the injustice of child sex trafficking in Asia, bonded servitude of children in India and Africa, and the orphaned street children in Africa present the possibilities they have experienced."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Coulston, Charles & Coulston, Darlene
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Micah's Call to Justice - A Symposium on Possibilities

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Structural and pervasive injustice throughout the world is often overwhelming for American Christians to face. The force of such evil sometimes causes us to shrink back from any hope of effective action on our part. In this symposium, Christians who have become involved in the fight against the injustice of child sex trafficking in Asia, bonded servitude of children in India and Africa, and the orphaned street children in Africa present the possibilities they have experienced."
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Halbert, Joey & Starr, Brantley
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Christian Response to Humanitarian Tragedies - Humanitarian Tragedies: Who Should Go?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "With the proliferation of para-church organizations, there is a need for communication and coordination among them so that human and material resources are most effectively utilized. Two questions need to be answered: what is needed, and who should go?"
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Allen, Sid
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Christian Response to Humanitarian Tragedies - Humanitarian Tragedies: What Response is Needed?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "With the proliferation of para-church organizations, there is a need for communication and coordination among them so that human and material resources are most effectively utilized. Two questions need to be answered: what is needed, and who should go?"
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Allen, Sid
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Doing Justice in 2008 - A Prophetic Perspective on Presidential Politics

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What was the chief concern of the Old Testament prophets? They spoke out about justice. This class will take the message of Micah as it relates to justice and apply it to the field of U.S. Presidential contenders for 2008."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Taylor, Walter
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

How Inner City Families Can Survive the 21st Century - Facing the Problems of the Inner City

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "According to the U. S. Justice Department, our inner cities have become killing zones with no solution in sight. The inner-city family unit is on life support and government programs have proven impotent in turning things around. Come and hear God's final solution to the inner-city tragedy."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: DeVore, Kinwood H.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Injustice is Blind...And Deaf: Isaiah Confronts Injustice in Judah and In Us - Isaiah's Critique of the Unjust

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 18, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "To those who mask (or ignore) injustice with comfortable lives and comfortable religion, Isaiah of Jerusalem announces the judgment of God. To the oppressed who remain unseen and unheard, he offers a vision of God's restorative justice."
Date: September 18, 2007
Creator: Camp, Phillip
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library