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The Preacher's Workshop - A Behind the Scenes Look at Sermon Preparation

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "David Bland interviews David Fleer concerning Monday evening's theme lecture. How did his reading of the text lead to the sermon he preached? And what choices did he make in pulling the sermon together? Get a behind-the-scenes look."
Date: February 21, 2006
Creator: Bland, David & Fleer, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

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

Discovering How God Can Turn Your Life Around

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "When it comes to faith, do you feel like a couch potato? Maybe you're on the outside merely watching the action? Be challenged from selected texts to hear God's call on your life to find renewal in the extreme."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Brown, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Preaching to a 21st Century Pew

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "From New Testament times, preachers have found favorite texts for sermons in Isaiah. In these rich opportunities, preaching through Isaiah presents numerous problems today. Class will explore perspectives that will nurture preaching from Isaiah."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Sensing, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Praiseworthy Dispositions: Forming Communities of Character For Today- Part 2

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2000, 11:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "From important texts in Philippians, classes will examine and assess the value of developing character traits that glorify the Lord and honor the new creation we are becoming in the image of Christ."
Date: February 21, 2000
Creator: Aquino, Fred
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Praiseworthy Dispositions: Forming Communities of Character For Today- Part 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2000, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "From important texts in Philippians, classes will examine and assess the value of developing character traits that glorify the Lord and honor the new creation we are becoming in the image of Christ."
Date: February 21, 2000
Creator: Aquino, Fred
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Praiseworthy Dispositions: Forming Communities of Character For Today - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 21, 2000, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "From important texts in Philippians, classes will examine and assess the value of developing character traits that glorify the Lord and honor the new creation we are becoming in the image of Christ."
Date: February 21, 2000
Creator: Aquino, Fred
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Kinder, Gentler Look at Matthew 19

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "Take another look at Matthew 19. By seeing it in the larger perspective of Matthew's emphasis on mercy, we may deliver this text from the war-zone of views on marriage and divorce."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Mick, Kenneth
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Seeing From an 8th Century Pulpit

Description: Lecture given Saturday, June 26, 2004 at Abilene Christian University: "From New Testament times, preachers have found favorite texts for sermons in Isaiah. In these rich opportunities, preaching through Isaiah presents numerous problems today. Class will explore perspectives that will nurture preaching from Isaiah."
Date: June 26, 2004
Creator: Sensing, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Where is God's Glory Today? (John 17:22-23) God's Presence and Personality at Work in the Church Today

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 18, 2006, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "God gave the essence of who He is to Jesus and Jesus, in turn, has given that essence to the church. Today we embody the presence of God in the world. Where God is present, His' glory is seen."
Date: September 18, 2006
Creator: Baldwin, Warren
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Have We Understood Baptism Correctly? What Does History Say About the Early Christian Baptism?

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, September 22, 2009, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The doctrine and practice of baptism are set against the background of Greco-Roman and Jewish religious washings. This class examines the literary and archaeological evidence of early Christianity in relation to New Testament texts."
Date: September 22, 2009
Creator: Ferguson, Everett
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Micah at the Margins: Micah Muted

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As the early church searched Scripture for meaning, the text of Micah remained at the margins. Why? AS we now move to the text of Micah from the margins to the center, what is this once muted prophet's message?"
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Thompson, Trevor
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Ancient Words, Contemporary Worlds: A Very, Very Short Introduction to Biblical Interpretation Today - Part 2.

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 20, 2010, 10:00 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Biblical interpretation involves the text, the history of interpretation, and the reader's situation. As readers, we pay close attention to our own prejudices and desires in order to allow God to speak a word today. This class presents general guidelines for discussion."
Date: September 20, 2010
Creator: Hamilton, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Transforming Word: A New Commentary on the Bible - Helping Christians Read With Mind and Heart

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: ""The Transforming Word: A One Volume Commentary on the Bible" has been six years in the making. It brings together scholars from across the Stone-Campbell Restoration Movement in a single work that takes the Word of God in Scripture seriously."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Hamilton, Mark; Shankle, Nancy; Thompson, James & Willis, John T.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Message of Micah - God's Central Concern for the Oppressed

Description: Lecture given Monday, September 17, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The focus of the book of Micah is God - his nature and his work. The book of Micah communicates these fundamental messages through themes of Yahweh as king and shepherd, Zion and the faithful remnant, and the new exodus empowered by God's grace and mercy."
Date: September 17, 2007
Creator: Willis, John T.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Turning Adults Into Disciples - Using the Bible in Adult Spiritual Formation

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Viewing disciples as lifelong learners, this presentation integrates what we know about adult learning into a curriculum. Textual "analysis of paralysis" is discouraged while an inductive method of literary biblical study is designed to enhance adult educational programs."
Date: September 20, 2006
Creator: Frazier, Victor
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Walking Humbly With God - Lectio Divina and Micah 6

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, September 19, 2007, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "It seems natural to bring together a biblical text like Micah 6 and the Christian practice of lectio divina. Come hear how one group of Christian's lives have been changed by dwelling in this powerful text together."
Date: September 19, 2007
Creator: Loy, Courtney; Loy, Jeremy; Nicholson, Adam & Nicholson, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Troubling Faith - The Characteristics of Saving Faith

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 21, 2006, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "John is not just telling stories about Jesus. He's asking questions about faith. Real faith is a troubling, risky, uncontrollable thing. John's view of faith challenges our domesticated understandings of discipleship."
Date: February 21, 2006
Creator: Woodroof, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library