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Embodied Spirituality: Discovering a Balance of Nature and Grace - A Look at the Incarnation

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "What does it mean to be created in the image of God? IN what ways are we called to fulfill this goal? Is it completely a divine reality, merely a human reality, or a cooperative effort with God? The incarnation furnishes powerful answers to these questions and provides a balanced approach to spirituality."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Aquino, Frederick
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Hungering For God: Classical Spiritual Theology Through Old Testament Eyes - The Active Life: Isaiah

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Early classical theologians commonly described the spiritual life in the terms of the "threefold way," a journey both satisfying and stimulating one's hunger for God. This class will consider Old Testament texts that illuminate these three movements and how they might nourish the spiritual cravings of Christians today."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Green, Jennifer
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Embodied Spirituality: Discovering a Balance of Nature and Grace - In Strange Waters...

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "How can the past help us live in the present? Renovaré is a ministry committed to helping Christians answer this question. Come learn how Renovaré is transforming discipleship in local congregations."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: McCracken, Victor
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Church Growth Tomorrow

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 21, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Philosophies of church growth and the mechanisms for making them work are varied and subject to change. What works in one locale may or may not work in another locale. What works now is no guarantee that it will always succeed."
Date: February 21, 2001
Creator: Furr, Joe Ed
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A New Package for the Old Message

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "The growth rate among Churches of Christ has changed very little in the last 25 years. These classes will examine why our good faith efforts have not resulted in evangelistic success."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Smith, Mark
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Freedom to Be Jewish (Acts 21:17-16)

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 3:30 PM 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

The Leadership Adventure - Wearing The Blue Hat

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Why be limited to what secular sources tell us about leadership? Let's see what Jesus meant when he said of the world's leadership style, "It shall not be so among you" - Matthew 20:26"
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Oglesby, Robert, Sr.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

The Artist as Priest and Prophet - Messages: The Voice Crying in the Wilderness

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "The church cultivates believing souls by answering compelling questions, while the artist cultivates seeing souls by raising compelling images. Is there a conflict - an identity - in the believing artist's dual relationship with the Kingdom and the "world?" How can she be true to her work and be true to the community of faith?"
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Beaubeaux, Carmen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Power in Imperfect Pots

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 9:45 AM 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

When the Church Decides to Witness in Athens - Shifting from the Synagogue to the Areopagus

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 8:30 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

April 14, 1912 -- A Night to Remember

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 9:45 AM 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

Evangelism - Great Confusion or Great Commission?

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Today "church" is often seen as irrelevant. How can we together, as the body of Christ, engage the culture with the incredibly relevant good new story? This class will emphasize articulating the story rather than outlining steps; understanding a process rather than planning an event; trusting God rather than trusting our own efforts."
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Owen, Kevin
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

A Church that Flies - Rediscovering Our Mission

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 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 18, 2002
Creator: Woodroof, Tim
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Breathing New Life Into Communion - More Than a Funeral

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 19, 2002, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Some churches complain that the Lord's Supper has become a ritual, while others see it as a barrier to reaching seekers. There are ways to move the Supper from the periphery to the center of our assemblies and to integrate it with the teaching theme of the day. Come explore the options."
Date: February 19, 2002
Creator: Sandifer, Stephen
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Confessions of a Church of Christ Monk - Blessed Are the Poor in Spirit

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 18, 2002, 9:45 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Do you ever find in the frantic pace of life and its hectic demands that there is little time to simply be with God? Is it possible to have one's life guided by God's presence rather than the demands all around us? Come discover the way of "desert spirituality.""
Date: February 18, 2002
Creator: Harris, Randy
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Freedom From Law (Acts 15:1-35)

Description: Lecture given Monday, February 19, 2001, 8:30 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

Rescue 911 - Spiritual First Aid for God's People

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 20, 2002, 2:00 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Tired of treating life's emergencies with spiritual Band-Aids? Come and explore Jesus' response to people in pain and learn to view crisis as a ministry opportunity."
Date: February 20, 2002
Creator: Gililland, David
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Church Growth Today

Description: Lecture given Wednesday, February 21, 2001, 8:30 AM at Abilene Christian University: "Philosophies of church growth and the mechanisms for making them work are varied and subject to change. What works in one locale may or may not work in another locale. What works now is no guarantee that it will always succeed."
Date: February 21, 2001
Creator: Furr, Joe Ed
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Churches of Christ Today: What's Happening in Our Congregations? - Part 3

Description: Lecture given Tuesday, February 20, 2001, 3:30 PM at Abilene Christian University: "Churches of Christ have recently been included in a major study of American congregations. This series of classes examines the nature of the study, what we have learned about our congregations, and how the survey can be useful in the local church."
Date: February 20, 2001
Creator: Winter, Tom & Siburt, Charles
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library