Title of Collection

Carl Brecheen Papers


Carl Brecheen

Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date


Inclusive Dates--Span


Scope and Content Note

13 boxes of Awards, Media, Sermon and Class Note Material, and Correspondence.

Donor Note

Ethelyn "Smitty" (Smith) Brecheen


Series I. Awards Series II. Media Series III. Sermon and Class Note Material Series IV. Correspondence

Content List

Series I. Awards Box 1 Director of 29th annual Bible Teacher's Workshop - Madison Church of Christ Madison,TN July 27,1983 Appreciation - 40th year of teaching at ACU Appreciation- 30 years as director of ACU Bible Teacher's Workshop July 21, 1996 Masters of Arts Diploma June 2,1955 Ohio Valley University School of Biblical Studies Recognition April 4,2006 Pepperdine University Distinguished Christian Service Award - Carl and Smitty Brecheen April 27,1990 at The 47th Annual Bible Lectureships Box 2 Diploma:Masters of Religious Education May 31,1956 - Harding University Diploma:Doctor of Religious Education January 21,1965 - Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary ACU Center for Adolescent Studies 1st Annual Award - Dr. Carl Brecheen and Dr. Paul Faulkner Box 3 Certificate of Appreciation from ACU February 21,1993 Excellence in Christian Education Award from Fort Worth,Tx January 20,1998 Excellence in Mass Communication Evangelism from ACU February 21,1989 - Dr. Carl Brecheen and Dr. Paul Faulkner Barnabas Award July 7,2005 - Carl and Smitty Brecheen from Lipscomb University Box 4 Excellence in Education Award from Sweet Publishing February 18, 1991 Madison Church of Christ Special Award July 25,1973 - Dr.Carl Brecheen Intercollegiate Teacher of the Year 1983-1984 from The College of Business Administration ACU Minister of Education College Church of Christ 1961-1974 - Carl Brecheen Box 5 Lectureship Legacy Award from ACU February 20, 2006 Appreciation: Family Outreach Ministry Herald of Truth September 28, 1990 - Dr. Carl Brecheen Appreciation: From Highland Church of Christ Abilene, Tx - Carl and Smitty Brecheen 20th Century Christian Leadership Award February 23, 1983 - Dr. Carl Brecheen Series II. Media Box 1 Bible Collection Moses Joseph David Samson & Delilah Jacob Abraham Other Movies JESUS The last Days of JESUS Box 2 Marriage Enrichment Seminar 1, 5- 8 Marriage Enrichment Seminar 2000 Episodes 1-6 , Sessions 1 & 2 Marriage Enrichment Video Series Volumes 3-4 Marriage Enrichment Sessions 4-6 Abilene Christian University Carl & Smitty Brecheen and Paul & Gladys Faulkner Christian Service Award Series III. Sermon and Class Note Material Box 1 6 black binders of notes Box 2 6 black binders of notes labeled 2-5, 8-9 and Youth Series Box 3 Blue Binder Red notebook 4 green notebooks 1 light blue notebook 1 dark blue notebook Class for Pre-Marriage How to Avoid marrying a Jerk notes How to Avoid marrying a Jerk or Jerkette DVD Box 4 1986 Research on Families-CB The Center For The Family Advisory Board Blue folder of Transparencies Green folder of Transparencies Transparency notes on 1 John and class notes 2 Blue folders of Parenting Material Marriage Enrichment Seminar Notebook 2 copies of the first study guide for the Marriage Enrichment Film Series by Paul Learned Marriage Mentoring notebook Red folder of letters and material used in class in MES Seminars 3 notebooks on Marriage Enrichment Seminar Copies of appreciation letters from MES Attendees Picture of last seminar in 2006 Box 5 Sermons by Batsell Barrett Baxter Carl’s Thesis “A Leadership Study of the Elder in the Churches of Christ” Folder labeled Parenting and “Fathers” Folder of Marriage Mentor Program at UCC starting in 1998 by the Brecheen’s Notebook of Celebrating Marriage, a Participant Manual Folder of a paper explaining the use of the 2 disk set, the costs, and a letter from his daughter Stacy, a magnet given to all MES participants, Carl’s planner 3 DVDs of Messiah: Mission and Message from July 24-27, 2008 DVD of Making Life Work for your Family 2 disc DVD of Celebration of Marriage Carl’s Powerpoint discs for MES Series IV. Correspondence Box 1 Folder of Carl’s Ordination as a minister and his resignation as an Elder at UCC Folder of Memorabilia, Carl’s Begin of ACC Folder of Letters Folder of MES letters and cards of appreciation and love Folder of e-mails


Churches of Christ--Texas, Churches of Christ--Texas (Abilene)



Extent of Collection

13 boxes

Manuscript Number


Physical Location

Center for Restoration Studies

Use Restrictions

Open to researchers. Contact Milliken Special Collections to make an appointmen

Processing Status


Finding Aid created by

Jeaniece SilasSarah Dillinger

Subjects--Personal Names

Carl Brecheen, Smitty Brecheen, Paul Faulkner


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