The following address was presented by Dr. Carroll D. Osburn, Carmichael Distinguished Professor of New Testament at Abilene Christian University, January 12, 1992 at the ACU faculty pre-session conference.
Dr. Carroll Osburn – part 1 (Philosophical Orientation)
Dr. Carroll Osburn – part 2 (Biblical Orientation)
Dr Carroll Osburn – part 3 (Theological Orientation)
Dr Carroll Osburn – part 4 (Experiential Orientation)
Dr Carroll Osburn – Part 5 (Principles for the Future)
Dr Carroll Osburn – Part 6 (Principles for the Future cont.)
Dr. Carroll Osburn – Part 7 (Principles for the Future cont.)
By Greg Taylor, Managing Editor of www.wineskins.org
Alexander Campbell used publishing to advance the restoration of the church. Had he lived today, how would he use media to move the restoration? What can we learn from Campbell’s use of media that can be applied to our use of media today as we advance our own understanding of restoration?
<ed.note>[Update: originally posted in 2006.] The remainder here
… If you haven’t ever appreciated Campbell’s wonderous “The Third Epistle of Peter
” I commend it — and assume he might have thought that Greg would have been safe to add a fifth observation in his article — running along the lines of Glyn Moody’s Presentation on the “Opens
Small-Town America: Finding Community, Shaping the Future Robert Wuthnow
See also Insights With Robert Wuthnow – YouTube
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Virtually Religious: Technology and Internet Use in American Congregations
by Scott Thumma March 2011
A report on Internet and technology use by churches and other faith communities based on the Faith Communities Today 2010 survey results.
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Links to Information on the Internet/Web and Religion [Hartford Institute for Religion Research]
40+ Adults are increasingly outgrowing the congregation
76% of Americans are living paycheck-to-paycheck
More folks opting for connected communities and their parallel economies
I’m just beginning to listen to the presentations from the 18th Global Gathering of [Campbell-Stone | Stone-Campbell] related churches [Christian – Churches of Christ – Disciples] in Brazil in August, 2012. I’m told via ChristiaNet newsletter that manuscripts are also available for several of the workshops and women’s conversations. You’ll find them at the end of the speaker’s profile.
If you want to know more about the current state of religion in the United States of America, the Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life [a project of the Pew Research Center] recently released a study entitled “Nones” on the Rise – One-in-Five Adults Have No Religious Affiliation [online] [pdf]
Joseph Stiglitz argues that rising inequality in the U.S. is bad for our democracy and says that we need to become a more equitable society. Professor Stiglitz responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/PriceofI
Joel Rosenberg questions whether the U.S. can recover from its economic and spiritual decline. He also talks about what the Bible has to say about our future. Mr. Rosenberg spoke at Houston’s First Baptist Church in Texas on themes in his book “Implosion”. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/307043-1
2 Chronicles 6 (New International Version)
2 Chronicles 7 (New International Version)
Buy the premise, buy the bit.
Timothy S. Lee
IN VIEW OF EXISTING CONDITIONS
A Brief History of the North American Pacific/Asian Disciples, 1891-2010
(From the Margins to the Mainstream)
The location of every identifiable place mentioned in the sacred writings of the communities of those who worship the Creator God. On Google Earth.
A pointer to this page in the latest CristiaNet Newsletter from The Women’s Desk ~ Julia Keith. Julia works with both the World Convention and Global Women Connecting communities.