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Prayer: Laying It on the Line with God - The Barometer of Faith

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Elder, freelance writer and former missionary Charlie Walton shares his personal quest for deeper communication with God. His unique view of the rist involved in honest prayer has never failed to spark reflection and may change the way you talk with and listen to God."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Walton, Charlie
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Incarnating Spirituality: The Present State of the Fanning-Richardson Controversy - Richardson's Hope: Has the Temple Been Filled? Have the Forms Been Inspired? Has Our Passion Dissipated for the Young?

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "In 1857 Robert Richardson, a friend and collegue of Alexander Campbell, wrote a series of articles for the Millennial Harbinger (edited by Campbell) entitled "Faith Versus Philosophy." These articles called for a spirituality that moved readers beyond an emphasis on forms. His call to a vital spirituality continues to speak with great relevance to the heirs of the Stone-Campbell movement. Come and share Richardson's hope for a life led by the Spirit."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Swick, Danny
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Not Against Flesh and Blood: Biblical Perspectives on Spiritual Warfare - The Powers of This Dark World

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Ours seems to be a world under seige. We have little trouble believing Paul's statement that "our struggle is not against flesh and blood." But who or what shapes our understanding and practice of spiritual warfare these days? Recovering a healthy, dynamic spirituality will require a healthy and dynamic practice of spiritual warfare."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Johnson, Stephen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Christian Children / Aging Parents - 1

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Developing a series of Bible class lessons for children of aging parents; a response to Ephesians 6:1-4. Practical ways adult Christian children can assist aging parents emotionally, physically and spiritually."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Pruett, C.D.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Sex -- A Biblical View

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Christians must seek spiritual strength so they will not faint in the day of adversity that is sure to come (2 Timothy 3:12)"
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Hobbs, John
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Pots With a Purpose

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Who does God call an influential woman? Looking at three snapshots from the first century, we will discover the process for becoming a woman of influence in the 21st century."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Shank, Sally
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Church that Flies - Big Rocks First

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Everyone wants to be part of a "faithful" church. But "faithful" to what? To an apostolic patter? To an inherited tradition? To the purposes God intends for the church? We are commissioned people. God has work for us to do. This class identifies what God wants the church to be about and encourages to put that work first."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Woodroof, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Recovering Spiritual Joy in a "Second Career" - Finding New Horizons of Personal Fulfillment in Missions of Evangelism and Christian Service

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you desire to "make a difference" after the empty next and the end of your "first career?" Explore spiritually fulfilling "second careers" in missions of evangelism and Christian service. Use all of God's gifts...have "the time of your life.""
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Hill, Ira & Hill, June
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

When the Church Decides to Withness in Athens - Doing Biblical Theology for Athenians

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Based on reflections from the text of Acts 17:16-34, class sessions will track the evangelism style of the apostle Paul to people in a world city of his time, and offer a parallel strategy for our time."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Oster, Rick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Witness of Welcome: Discussing a Contemporary Practice of Christian Hospitality

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Early Christians announced the in-breaking of God's kingdom as good news, not only in the message they proclaimed, but in the lives they lived. God's welcome in Jesus Christ became the welcome they extended to each other and to the world. Practicing Christianity in a contemporary culture characterized by individualism and competition will not be easy."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Johnson, Gayna
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Winning the Heart of the Reluctant Bride

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Over the past two centuries, France has not responded wholeheartedly to God but has been a reluctant bride. Today, the Good News is making powerful inroads into the hearts and lives of the French-speaking world, especially in Africa."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Opsitch, Yann
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Genesis 2: The Sequel - New Beginnings

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Everyone has heard about the book of Genesis, but how many of you have ever heard about, much less studied, its sequel? Come and join us as we read the thrilling story of God's new beginnings!"
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Alvarez, Abel
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Captured Heart (Acts 5:29 and 28:31)

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The Father-God who created mankind also knows our heart. He wants our hearts to be consecrated for His purposes. Jesus' death on the cross for us "cuts" our hearts, exposes "contaminated" hearts and "captures" our hearts when they are changed."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Stirman, Peggy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Reaching America's Most Unwanted - Keys to Effective Urban Ministry

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "As the city encroaches on the suburbs, the mystique of inner-city ministry can be viewed as the least desirable pursuit or, conversly, the greatest opportunity in the world. Explore principles that transcend culture, class, gender and race, which are essential to developing an effective urban outreach."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Johnson, Leonard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Making Life Work: The Proverbs Speak Today - A Word to the Wise

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The path of life is filled with obstacles and snares: tough relationships, family issues, and our own bad attitudes and habits. The wisdom teachers have observed how life works - and how it doesn't. Come and hear what they have to say to us today."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Henderson, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Sufferings of This Present Time: Christian Perspectives on the "Attack on America" - The Things That Make for Peace

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How do we make sense of our world in the wake of the terrorist attacks on our nation? Five months after our national tragedy we are still asking the hard questions of faith in the face of devestation and loss. While easy answers evade us, it is important for Christians to think about the shape of their world in the light of suffering. Join these three teachers as we consider again our place in light of the events of September 11, 2001."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Hailey, Mel; Rankin, Bill & Trevathan, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Psalms: The Book of All Saints - I Am a Sinner From Birth

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "When we read the poetry of Israel it is like looking into a mirror. We see that living under the rule of God sets us apart from those who oppose God, and yet our righteousness pales when we encounter God of perfect righteousness. We draw back in fear, but cry out in hope - and our hope is not misplaced. Crying to God is not an encounter with the dull ears of night; it is an experience of being heard, forgiven and lifted from the depths."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Robarts, Charme
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Freedom and Baptism (Acts 18:24-19:7)

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The gospel of Jesus means freedom. It's an end to law. Its the context for understanding baptism. It sometimes means freedom to honor tradition."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Pauls, Dale
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Things Unseen: Three Key Questions for Churches of Christ in the New Millennium - Heritage: Are Churches of Christ Really Protestant After All?

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "As the modern world recedes, Churches of Christ are finding their distinctive message and theology, which was rooted firmly in that world, less immediately convincing and more obviously deficient in the new cultural era we are entering. But this situation provides an opportunity to reclaim Christian truth that was compromised or even lost under the pressures and temptations of modernity. Three key questions focus this challenge for the church's heritage, life together and present message."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Allen, Leonard
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Sufferings of This Present Time: Christian Perspectives on the "Attack on America" - Living Christian as Americans

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "How do we make sense of our world in the wake of the terrorist attacks on our nation? Five months after our national tragedy we are still asking the hard questions of faith in the face of devestation and loss. While easy answers evade us, it is important for Christians to think about the shape of their world in the light of suffering. Join these three teachers as we consider again our place in light of the events of September 11, 2001."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Hailey, Mel; Rankin, Bill & Trevathan, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Making Life Work: The Proverbs Speak Today - On Guard!

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The path of life is filled with obstacles and snares: tough relationships, family issues, and our own bad attitudes and habits. The wisdom teachers have observed how life works - and how it doesn't. Come and hear what they have to say to us today."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Henderson, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Story of Benedict of Nursia

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Can the church survive in a post-Christian culture? Will it trivialize and privatize its historic faith? History is filled with stories of faith communities that not only survived but they thrived on the threatening conditions."
Date: February 19, 2001
Creator: Reid, Stan
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library