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Restoration Principles and University Education - The Great Question, "Why Bother?"

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "At a university connected with the American Restoration, how many students actually think about Stone and Campbell? How many professors? Can they explain how degree requirements, spring mission trips, and chapel programming might be connected to the Restoration heritage? A professor and student panelists explore whether the great convictions (and even the contradictory impulses) of the Stone-Campbell heritage can stimulate our church-related universities in the new century."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Willerton, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Restoration Principles and University Education - Examples from Other Traditions

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "At a university connected with the American Restoration, how many students actually think about Stone and Campbell? How many professors? Can they explain how degree requirements, spring mission trips, and chapel programming might be connected to the Restoration heritage? A professor and student panelists explore whether the great convictions (and even the contradictory impulses) of the Stone-Campbell heritage can stimulate our church-related universities in the new century."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Willerton, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Why Rich Religion Gets It Wrong

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Most Christians say they reject 'health and wealth' theology. Most Christians seem to want more than anything to be healthy and wealthy. Amos has something to say to most Christians."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Why Rich Religion Gets It Right

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Most Christians say they reject 'health and wealth' theology. Most Christians seem to want more than anything to be healthy and wealthy. Amos has something to say to most Christians."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Why Rich Religion Gets Its Way

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Most Christians say they reject 'health and wealth' theology. Most Christians seem to want more than anything to be healthy and wealthy. Amos has something to say to most Christians."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Atchley, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Oral History Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, August 14, 2008

Description: Interview with Homer James "Jim" Avery, founder of James Avery Craftsman from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Avery discusses his childhood, education, service in World War II, and starting and developing his jewelry business.
Date: August 14, 2008
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer; Leonard, Julie Mosty & Avery, Homer James
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Christ's Holy Guidance System

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Come discover the amazing power in the ancient wisdom of the world's greatest lover as he gives us a pattern for living in dynamic community."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Walling, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Emptying Your Heart So God Can Fill It

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Come discover the amazing power in the ancient wisdom of the world's greatest lover as he gives us a pattern for living in dynamic community."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Walling, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Indispensable Eight Secret Phrases!

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Come discover the amazing power in the ancient wisdom of the world's greatest lover as he gives us a pattern for living in dynamic community."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Walling, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

An Introduction to Black Theology

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "For centuries, the western church pictured Jesus as white. In order to transcend racism, Christians must learn to see Jesus through another's eyes. This class explores themes from black theology, offering another picture of Jesus that will energize contemporary efforts at racial reconciliation."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Stanley, Travis & Taylor, Walter L.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Why Believing is Seeing

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How should we understand the nature of faith? How can we make the claim that Jesus is 'God with us' in a postmodern culture? This presentation makes a positive case for basic Christian affirmations that are central to orthodox faith."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Shelly, Rubel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Let My People Go - A Little Less Conversation, a Little More Action

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Every church desires to join more fully in God's mission. Unfortunately, some of the ways we do church can hamper our call to be the church. Join the conversation as we explore ways to turn our churches loose for ministry."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Reynolds, Bert
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Transcending Racism - Understanding and Resisting White Privilege

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "White Christians are often unaware of the ways the social systems in the United States favor 'white' ways of doing things. This class is an introduction to the ways white privilege hinders true racial unity in Christ."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Foster, Douglas A.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

How to Win the War Against Drug Abuse - In Your Home

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The U.S. Justice Department, Congress, and the CIA are convinced the war against drugs cannot be won by this nation. But some have been winning the ware for the past 19 years. Learn how the Metropolitan Church of Christ and her ministry, the Metropolitan Fresh Start House, experience the miracle of broken lives made whole through the living Word of God."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: DeVore, Kinwood H.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Faith in China

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Violence of Love - What It Means to Be a Better Lover in Light of a Not-So-Loving World

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "If you love only those who love you, why should you get credit for that... love your enemies! Do good to them. What do Jesus' words from Luke 6 mean in a world where so much anger, terrorism, corruption, judgment and brutality pervade our televisions, newspapers, politics and even our churches. How will we choose to be different in this world? What are the consequences of such a choice?"
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Worthington, Matthew Ryan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

How to Win the War Against Drug Abuse - In Your Community

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The U.S. Justice Department, Congress, and the CIA are convinced the war against drugs cannot be won by this nation. But some have been winning the ware for the past 19 years. Learn how the Metropolitan Church of Christ and her ministry, the Metropolitan Fresh Start House, experience the miracle of broken lives made whole through the living Word of God."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: DeVore, Kinwood H.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Fighting for Justice - The Role of the Church in the 21st Century

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church must find its new role in the 21st century. Once considered heralds of justice, the church must rediscover its call to fight for justice. With a world crying out for rescue, the church must once again enter the fight for justice."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Smith, Brandon James
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

How To Win the War Against Drug Abuse - In the Church

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The U.S. Justice Department, Congress, and the CIA are convinced the war against drugs cannot be won by this nation. But some have been winning the war for the past 19 years. Learn how the Metropolitan Church of Christ and her ministry, the Metropolitan Fresh Start House, experience the miracle of broken lives made whole through the living Word of God."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: DeVore, Kinwood H.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

More Than Dinner At Our Place - The Reconciling Work of Living Hospitably

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How can Christians respond to a culture marked with scars of isolation? What are the practices and ways of being that lead away from shallow niceties and lead toward the generous landscape of reconciliation?"
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: Robarts, Charme
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Putting Ears On Our Hearts - A Prayer Retreat for Hearing God Within

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 22, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class explores using lectio devina (divine reading) as the foundation for prayer retreat designed to learn to hear God from within. 'Faith comes by hearing the message and the message is heard through the Word of Christ' (Romans 10:17)."
Date: September 22, 2008
Creator: King, Jacqueline
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Revival in China

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 23, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 23, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Confess and Believe Jesus Christ is the Lord - Persecution and Mission in China

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 24, 2008, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does Paul mean when he writes, "if you confess with your mouth that 'Jesus Christ is Lord' and you believe in your heart that God raised Him from the dead, you will be saved"? Church history reveals that the blood of the martyrs is the seed for the church's growth. While the history of the Chinese church is one of persecution, it is also a history of vibrant revival, mission movements, and house churches."
Date: September 24, 2008
Creator: Fu, Bob
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library