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CHARIS: “Where do our churches go from here?” by Bernard Gatson, Eric Gentry, and Doug Foster

Adams Center for Teaching and Learning We believe that learning is a lifelong process and that those of us who teach make a commitment to continue our learning throughout our lives. The Adams Center exists to promote the lifelong learning of Abilene Christian University’s faculty as they strive to integrate their faith and…

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The Crossroads of Art and Faith: A Contemporary Christian Conversation

In this interview with Randy Harris, Dan McGregor discusses the value of art to faith in an image-based culture. He highlights how art has the potential of conveying the divine in a way that words alone cannot. Dan McGregor is an artist as well as Professor of Art and Design at Abilene Christian University.…

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CHARIS: “The Story of a Critical Biography of Alexander Campbell”by Doug Foster

Adams Center for Teaching and Learning We believe that learning is a lifelong process and that those of us who teach make a commitment to continue our learning throughout our lives. The Adams Center exists to promote the lifelong learning of Abilene Christian University’s faculty as they strive to integrate their faith and…

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Healthy Responses for Church Leaders: Preserving (not Creating) Unity and the Bond of Peace

This is part 5 of an ongoing series. Find the rest of the series here. — Healthy Response #5: Focus on INTEGRITY not unity Churches of Christ began as part of a movement emphasizing Christian unity. The sad irony of this is, of course, that there are a number of factions within Churches of…

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Instrumental Music in ACU Chapel: Evolution of a Policy (9/26/16)

Adams Center for Teaching and Learning We believe that learning is a lifelong process and that those of us who teach make a commitment to continue our learning throughout our lives. The Adams Center exists to promote the lifelong learning of Abilene Christian University’s faculty as they strive to integrate their faith and…

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Warnings and Prescriptions from a Christian Intellectual

In the Churches of Christ, we are often a thinking people. Rarely are we accused of being overly emotional. At least, that is the cliché. Personally, as a working minister, I sometime wish our congregations would do a bit more thinking, but here I show my bias. I often prefer the way of…

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Seven Qualities of a City Church

Churches of Christ have historically been a rural movement. During the twentieth century, many churches were located in small towns scattered throughout the South (maybe you grew up in one of these, like me). Congregations started popping up in suburban areas as new bedroom communities formed and people moved out of urban areas.…

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