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American Idols: Classifications of Contemporary Idols and Their Leverage Points in Your Life

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Idolatry is not about Baal and Asherah poles anymore, yet it is alive and thriving in America. Unbelievers are taken captive by idols today as they have been throughout history. However, believers are significantly compromised and neutralized by idols as well. Learn how to assess your own vulnerabilities to this sin."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Sepulveda, Carlos
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Another Brick in the Wall: A Way Out for Our Dehumanizing Economies

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What are the forces that dehumanize our work? What are the powers that treat people like commodities? How are we complicit and how are we trapped in this broken system? The story of Exodus proclaims that our calling is to worship God rather than make bricks."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Benjamin, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Another Brick in the Wall: A Way Out of Our Dehumanizing Economies

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What are the forces that dehumanize our work? What are the powers that treat people like commodities? How are we complicit and how are we trapped in this broken system? The story of Exodus proclaims that our calling is to worship God rather than make bricks."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Benjamin, Chris
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Scars of Michael Jackson and Heath Ledger

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "While Hollywood is never afraid to tackle controversial issues, Christians too often avoid getting involved with them. This class shows how the arts can inspire Christians to engage such challenging topics as racism, homosexuality and poverty."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Moore, Steven T.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

What's That On Your Forehead? Discovering the Richness of the Christian Calendar.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What is the Christian calendar? How can we engage it as a tool for spiritual growth? This session offers ways the liturgical year can shape the spirituality of both individuals and communities of faith."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Walters, Naomi
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

What Makes Something Right or Wrong?

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In a culture where values seem as variable as the weather, how does the Christian navigate this strange world? How do I decide between competing ethical viewpoints?"
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Principles to Live By

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In a culture where values seem as variable as the weather, how does the Christian navigate this strange world? How do I decide between competing ethical viewpoints?"
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Getting Radical

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "In a culture where values seem as variable as the weather, how does the Christian navigate this strange world? How do I decide between competing ethical viewpoints?"
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Eichmann Effect and What Churches Can Do About It

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Why do good people do evil things? We have answers to this question. Unfortunately, few churches are aware of the situational dynamics that cause moral failure, both individually and collectively."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Beck, Richard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Lucifer Effect and What Churches Can Do About It

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Why do good people do evil things? We have answers to this question. Unfortunately, few churches are aware of the situational dynamics that cause moral failure, both individually and collectively."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Beck, Richard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Courage to Finish the Race

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A motivational talk for student-athletes to encourage them not to waste the advantage given to them. Talent is a common thing, but one talent needed is the talent to use your talent."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Anderson, Freddie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Day After Tomorrow: The Apocalyptic Voice is Alive in Contemporary Culture

Description: Lecture given Sunday, September 20, 2009, 8:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The apocalyptic voice is alive and well in contemporary culture - most commonly found not in pulpits bat at the movies. Current apocalyptic films are nuclear, some biological, some ecological. All of them raise big questions about the world, human beings and the divine. This coffee house conversation explores the apocalyptic intersection of contemporary culture and Christian faith."
Date: September 20, 2009
Creator: Johnson, Stephen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Guess Who Is Coming to Church: A Discussion on How We Accept Differences in the Church

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Often we are surrounded by people who are just like us in socioeconomic status and appearance. We walk into churches filled with Christians with whom we are comfortable; that makes us feel good about being Christians. But what happens when our biggest fear walks into the church building?"
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Martin, Byron
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

From Habit to Harvard Law: Adventures in Imagining with God

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God can do immeasurably more than all we ask or imagine, through his power at work within us. Hear one person's adventures in dreaming big dreams and responding to God's calling. Re-imagine your life with God."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Sullivan, Slade
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sex Talk: Sexuality as Spiritual Formation for Post-Christian Teens, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "They're talking about it, seeing it on TV, clicking omit and they're doing it. But we aren't talking about it. This class covers the current state of teen sexuality inside and outside of the church culture and the biblical response."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Brooks, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sex Talk: Sexuality as Spiritual Formation for Post-Christian Teens, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "They're talking about it, seeing it on TV, clicking omit and they're doing it. But we aren't talking about it. This class covers the current state of teen sexuality inside and outside of the church culture and the biblical response."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Brooks, Jeff
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Women Are From Venus, Men Are From Mars: So, God, Why Did You Put Us on Planet Earth?

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "A spirited message on the roles in typical male-female interactions. The Exodus shows us that gender roles have changed little over the centuries, and also show us what we can learn, especially as young adults, to create happier relationships for ourselves: romantic, platonic, spiritual, professional."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Peters, Anna
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Transforming a Nation Through 24-7 Prayer and Worship

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do your prayers run out of words after three minutes? Are you tired of church yet passionate about sharing Christ? Come re-imagine how to be the people of God for both the mohawked punk monk and the white-haired persistent widow. Join this discussion on how expressive, creative and unceasing prayer is sweeping the globe."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Bunch, Jordan Taylor
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Finding a Place for Doubt in the Walk of Faith

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Questioning can often be dismissed as a posture of faithlessness in the curving path of faith. However, might doubt stand at the center of what it means to be a faithful person of God?"
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: McCoy, Wilson
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

In the Workplace, How Can We Engage the World On Its Terms and Still be Salt and Light?

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Many students about to launch their careers have asked Carlos this question. If you're looking for no-nonsense answers and practical advice for being 'in the world but not of the world,' you'll want to hear Carlos share truths from God's Word that have guided him throughout his life, from struggling teenager to CEO and president of Interstate Battery."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Sepulveda, Carlos
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

CPS and The Christian Servant: The Remedy is in Our Empathy

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What can Child Protective Services casework teach Christians about making a difference in their community? Chaotic lifestyles lead many people to our doors. Families in crisis compel us to reach out. Learn practical, non-threatening ways to meet their immediate needs."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Wright, Shawn
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When Prayer Meets Justice: Prayerful Activists

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "There is a marriage needed in local churches between prayer and justice. This union ushers us into the rhythm of Jesus. God longs to cultivate prayerful communities for the sake of the world."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Ross, Joshua
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When Prayer Meets Justice: Cultivating a Church of Intercessors

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 21, 2009, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "There is a marriage needed in local churches between prayer and justice. This union ushers us into the rhythm of Jesus. God longs to cultivate prayerful communities for the sake of the world."
Date: September 21, 2009
Creator: Ross, Joshua
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A New Face for an Old Tradition: Exploring the New Monasticism

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 23, 2009, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "This class focuses on a few of the many expressions of the new monastic movement. This new expression of community is explored through personal experiences of living in a newly founded community."
Date: September 23, 2009
Creator: Upton, Ben
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library