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Unclean: The Psychology of Missional Failure, Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Why do churches struggle to follow Jesus as he breaks bread with 'tax collectors and sinners?' One answer highlights the psychological tensions between 'purity' and 'hospitality.' Come hear Beck discuss his recent book on the psychology of missional failure."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Beck, Richard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Unclean: The Psychology of Missional Failure, Part 2

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Why do churches struggle to follow Jesus as he breaks bread with 'tax collectors and sinners?' One answer highlights the psychological tensions between 'purity' and 'hospitality.' Come hear Beck discuss his recent book on the psychology of missional failure."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Beck, Richard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Do Christians Count? - Persecution and Prospects in the Middle East

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Christianity is shrinking in the Middle East. Although Coptic and Lebanese Christians are relatively large, most groups such as the Church of Christ have few adherents. Oppression is forcing the Syrian Orthodox Church to flee Iraq. Explore how recent political protests present opportunities and challenges."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Coates, Neal & Schultz, Brad
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Cross Shaped Churches

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The cross is not just a historical event but a story we live. The cross is not just about saving us but guides us in life. Explore how everything in our lives can be cruciform (shaped by the cross)."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Cross-Shaped Heart

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The cross is not just a historical event but a story we live. The cross is not just about saving us but guides us in life. Explore how everything in our lives can be cruciform (shaped by the cross)."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Coffee House - The Connecting Church

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University.
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Lucado, Max & Frazee, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Cross Shaped Lives

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 1:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The cross is not just a historical event but a story we live. The cross is not just about saving us but guides us in life. Explore how everything in our lives can be cruciform (shaped by the cross)."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Good News

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore the reasons young adults are leaving organized Christian faith. Discover the new opportunities presented to local church leaders."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Graves, Josh
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

God's Story, Your Story - When His Becomes Yours

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The great promise of the Bible is that your story dwells in God's story. By understanding God's grand saga, we come to grasp the purpose and meaning of our own."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Lucado, Max
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

He is All I Need - Lessons of Reliance Learned Living a Life Without Arms

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "We do not need arms to serve in the Kingdom of God. God does not use us because of what we do or do not have. God strengthens our reliance on Him and uses us as we are."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: McDoniel, Chet & McDoniel, Jim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Living the Questions

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 3:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Faith is not about being right; it's about being in a relationship. Sometimes having all the right answers is less important than asking good questions. Book signing follows in the Moody concourse."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Evans, Rachel Held
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Bad News

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Explore the reasons young adults are leaving organized Christian faith. Discover the new opportunities presented to local church leaders."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Graves, Josh
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Oral History Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, March 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Marium Frances Hood Schmerbeck, a 94 year old former teacher from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Schmerbeck discusses being brought up by her grandparents in Dallas, her education, her teaching career, and meeting her husband, Garrett Schmerbeck.
Date: March 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Webb, Jeanie Archer & Schmerbeck, Marium Frances Hood
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Irene Fisher Womack and Bill Womack, June 16, 2011

Description: Interview with Irene and Bill Womack, a couple from two well-known Kerr County families, from Kerrville, Texas. The couple discusses their ancestors, the Reals and the Womacks. They also talk about the local people and places they remember growing up in Kerrville.
Date: June 16, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Womack, Irene Fisher & Womack, Bill
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Elaine Carol Haufler Scogin, May 3, 2011

Description: Interview with Elaine Carol Haufler Scogin, the descendant of German immigrants, from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Scogin talks about her family's German heritage, her husband's service in World War II, local places and people, and her work as a secretary/bookkeeper/office manager for well known Kerrville businesses.
Date: May 3, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis & Scogin, Elaine Carol Haufler
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

Oral History Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, August 15, 2011

Description: Interview with Jean Mathis Lidiak, a former middle school secretary from Kerrville, Texas. Mrs. Lidiak talks about growing up in Kerrville, her family, and her work at various businesses and the Veterans Administration hospital. She also discusses her husband's education, his service in World War II, and the auto companies he worked at.
Date: August 15, 2011
Creator: Collins, Francelle Robison; Stephens, Louis; Sutton, Jeanne Schumacher & Lidiak, Jean Mathis
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

My God Can

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 9:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Learn how God can take a body (any 'body') and mold it for use in His service. Hear how our life experiences are the location for God's activity."
Date: September 21, 2011
Creator: Reid, Robert
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Equipping Jesus Freaks - Marketplace Ministry in the Arts Community

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 9:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How do we support and equip Christians to engage powerfully and relevantly in the arts community – as marketplace ministers living out their calling with artistic and spiritual integrity, love and grace?"
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Holland, Lisa & Reynolds, Jim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Rebuilding Iraq, One Child at a Time - Teaching Muslim Students in Iraqi Kurdistan

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 19, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Discover how God is working in Iraq through the stories of teaching Muslim students in a Christian school in Iraqi Kurdistan. Explore life in Iraq through the experience of a teacher who has lived there for the last two years."
Date: September 19, 2011
Creator: Goen, Molly
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Stop Preaching and Start Slamming - A Desperate Cry for Change in our Churches

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The lack of church relevance is evident as preachers stare at audiences of apathetic pew dwellers enduring safe sermons. Come hear why glitzy building and worship renovations will not reach this generation. Learn how slam poetry can inspire action on social issues."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Moore, Steven & Huis, Michael "Fish" Van
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Jesus Throws the Best Parties - Best. Party. Ever.

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Interestingly, the Gospel of John starts off Jesus' ministry not with the temptation story nor with healing stories but with Jesus at a party. This seems integral to John's understanding what Jesus is up to. Reclaim a basic truth about Jesus."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Storment, Jonathan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

We Are All Liberals Now - Social Justice and Christian Faith

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 20, 2011, 4:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Is social justice a good idea? This class surveys three prominent approaches to justice – utilitarianism, libertarianism and egalitarian liberalism – from two Christians with different perspectives. Attendees will explore the diverse ways Christian faith informs discussion of social justice."
Date: September 20, 2011
Creator: Bennett, Cole & McCracken, Vic
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library