The files presented here represent the full extant collection of audio recordings made of the main theme speeches, individual classes and special events held at the annual Bible Lectureship and Summit. For many years only the plenary addresses and a few theme speeches were recorded. We have a much fuller selection of recordings from recent years. We identify the files according to the labels used on the reel or tape container.

Pictured here is a plenary session of the 1968 Lectureship in the newly-opened Moody Coliseum.

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Submissions from 2019

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Embracing Intergenerational Ministry, Holly Catterton Allen

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Foundational Support for an Intergenerational Ecclesiology, Holly Catterton Allen

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The Less-Traveled Path to Christ: Families, Autism, and the Church Today, Jennifer Allen

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Opening Pandora's Pentecostal Box: The Challenge for Churches of Christ, Leonard Allen

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Welcoming the Spirit: Five Reasons Why the Holy Spirit Has Come to the Forefront, Leonard Allen

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The Charismatic Spirit: To Be Christian Is to Be Charismatic, Leonard Allen and Lauren Smelser White

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The Mission of the Spirit: Trinity, Kingdom, and Mission, Leonard Allen and Lauren Smelser White

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Comfort When the Shadow Falls, Part 2, Cheryl Mann Bacon, John Knox, James Nichols, and Eddie Sharp

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Comfort When the Shadow Falls, Part 1, Cheryl Mann Bacon, Eddie Sharp, John Knox, and James Nichols

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These Words Shall Be on Your Heart: Learning from Internalizing, Cliff Barbarick

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Let's Go Team!, Taylor Belt

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Discipleship in a Post-Everything Culture, Seth Bouchelle

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Mobilizing Churches for Ministry in a Multicultural City, Seth Bouchelle and Jared Looney

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Fearfully and Wonderfully Made: Walking and Working the Path for Which We Were Fashioned, Jarie Bradley

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What Should We Do? Best Practices for Racial Justice, Healing, and Unity, LJ Brodie, James L. Gorman, April B. Napier, B. Chris Simpson, and Douglas Foster

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Lessons Learned from Growing Young in West Texas, Nicole Brown

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Leading in the Dark, Laura Burnett

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Faithful and Fractured, Part 1, Jason Byassee

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Faithful and Fractured, Part 2, Jason Byassee

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The Gifts of the Small Church: Paying Attention to the Local in Ministry, Jason Byassee

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Ministering Cross-Culturally to a Primarily Anglo Congregation, Emmanuel Dominguez

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Go and Tell: The Power of Embodied Biblical Storytelling, Pam Faro

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Scripture From the Heart: Using Biblical Storytelling in Corporate Worship, Randy Fenter and Amy Peterson

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Lessons Learned: Words of Wisdom for Young Worship Leaders, Randy Gill

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How Did We Get Here? A Short History of Race Relations in American Christianity, James L. Gorman

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Christians in a Secular Age, Randy Harris

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Christians in a Secular Age, Randy Harris

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"Having It All" and Other Lies: Competing Narratives of Work, Identity, and Motherhood, Courtney Hernandez

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We're All in This Together: Partnering with Your Community for Ministry, Kent Jobe

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Crossing Cultures by Crossing the Street, Jared Looney

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When Your Job Harms Your Soul: The Broken Spiritual Promise of the American Work Ethic, Jonathan Malesic

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Worship: From Diversity to Inclusion, Stephen Maxwell

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Making the Transition: Lessons from a Congregation's Intergenerational Journey, Wilson McCoy

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Reading Together: A Spiritual Practice to Bring Generations Together, Wilson McCoy

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Leading a Church through Growing Young: Successes and Failures, Tquan Moore

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Six Core Commitments of Churches That Grow Young, Jake Mulder

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Unleashing the Passion of Young People in Your Church is Possible!, Jake Mulder

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Cultivating Cultural Awareness, April B. Napier

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A Church Which Relates to Culture: The Hurdle of Discovering a Fitting Spirituality, J. Omar Palafox

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Discover the Enneagram, Part 1, Carson Reed and Chelsie Sargent

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Discover the Enneagram, Part 2, Carson Reed and Chelsie Sargent

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Discover the Enneagram, Part 3, Carson Reed and Chelsie Sargent

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Discover the Enneagram, Part 4, Carson Reed and Chelsie Sargent

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Discover the Enneagram, Part 5, Carson Reed and Chelsie Sargent

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Treasures Hidden in the Workplace: Experiencing God's Kingdom from the Boardroom to the Broom Closet, Ben Ries

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Faith Comes From Hearing: Learning From Hearing One Another, Emily Sanchez, Cooper Osburn, and Matthew San Miguel

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The Psalms, Empathy, and Young People: How the Church Can Rediscover the Core Commitment of Empathy, David Sessions

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Challenges and Opportunities in Multiracial Congregational Ministry, B. Chris Simpson

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The Spirit and the Body: The Spirit Loves and Forms Real Bodies, Lauren Smelser White

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Can Anything Good Come from Nazareth? Re-imagining Small Churches as Fresh Expressions of the Kingdom, Austin Wright

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The Early Christians Didn't Read the Bible: Ancient Orality and the Composition of the Bible, Danny Yencich

Submissions from 2018

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Constructing a Christ-Led Business, Alan Barnhart

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You Want to Build What? Developing a Creative Team and Empowering Them to Lead Worship, Taylor Belt and Duncan Campbell

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Unless the Lord Builds a House, Tim Bock

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Fluid Roles and Regulations: Insights on Church Organization From the Ancient Mediterranean, John Boyles

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The Marriage Friendly Church, Danny Camp

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Survival of the Fittest in International Relations, Neal Coates

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Survival of the Fittest in the Middle East, Neal Coates

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The Long Game of Ministry: Practicing Ministry in the Midst of Pain, Mike Cope

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Your Brokenness is Welcome Here, Matt Dooley and Jordan Dooley

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Using Technology Without Technology Using You, John Dyer

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Technology in Education: Distraction or Empowerment, Berlin Fang

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Still Wrestling: Faith Renewed Through Brokenness, Les Ferguson

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The Message of Ephesians, Stephen Fowl

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Guidance and Light: Christian Scriptures in Early Islam, Kelli Gibson

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The Ephesians Pathway to Whole Personhood, Sam Gonzales

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Wholeness Through Prayer, Jackie Halstead

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Mercy & Justice Wholeness, Mark Hamilton

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Worship Rhythms, Sandra Henderson

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Starting with the Pharisee in the Mirror: Bridging the Gap Between Small Churches and the Academy, Alyssa Johnson

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A Christian Critique of David Walker's Appeal, Brandon Jones and Alvin Curette

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Christians At Work, David Kinnaman

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Coffee, Cons and Christ: What Could Go Right?, Pete Leonard

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Wholeness in Community, Shannon McAlister

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Until Christ is Formed in You: Preaching as Spiritual Direction in Small Churches, Colt McCook

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The Trauma of Ministry: Caring For Yourself While Caring For Others, Jessica McCoy

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Wholly and Holy Living, Phil McKinney

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God's Empowering Protection: Taking Our Stand, Don McLaughlin

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The Ephesian Pathway to Wholeness as a Church in Society, Don McLaughlin

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Mushala: Lessons Learned from Reconciliation Between Israelis and Palestinians the Last 25 Years, Salim Munayer

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Small Church But Right Focus, David Nelson

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How in the World Did We Get Here?, Jeff Nelson

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What is That Thing? How We Got the New Testament, Curt Niccum

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Save Your Marriage Before and After It Starts, Les Parrott

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Spare the Rod and Spoil the Proverb: Reading Israel's Wisdom in a World Lacking Wisdom, Glenn Pemberton

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More in Common: A Muslim and Christian Discuss Faith and Friendship, Derran Reese and Ezdehar Z. Alsahow

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Social Media and Identity: Developing Wholeness in a Connected World, Jennifer Shewmaker

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The Vulnerability of Ministry: Facing Human Limitations to Empower Our Ministry, Mandy Smith

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God Imagines Our Future: Being Filled With the Spirit, Jerry Taylor

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The Christian Possession of Tools of Violence, Walter Taylor and Matthew Worthington

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Why Business Matters to God, Jeff Van Duzer

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Raising the Dead in Rural America: The Power of Spirit-Reliant Prayer in Rural Ministry, Jim Weaver

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Biblical Spirituality in a Digital World, John B. Weaver Dr

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Niebuhr/Bonhoffer and the Personal Use of Violence, Darrell Wesley and Chris Dowdy

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The Purpose of Ministry: Spiritual Formation in Broken Congregations, Eric Wilson

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An Answer to Scientific Racism, Jonathan Witt

Submissions from 2017

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Reformation 500, Leonard Allen

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Spiritual Discernment as a Congregational Leader, Jovan Barrington

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Friendship with the Damned - Part 2, Richard Beck

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Racial Reconciliation - A Millennials' Nightmare and Vision, Steven Brice