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Join us September 20-23, 2015, as we look at the book of Philippians.

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Summit 2015 - Same Mind

The Letter to the Philippians, written from a Roman prison to a church also confronted with the power of Rome, speaks across the ages to the 21st century. According to Paul, a church facing hostility from society responds not with anxiety, but with joy. It challenges the emphasis on status and honor with the story of the one who "emptied himself." This community, composed of people from diverse backgrounds, is united in the mind of Christ. Surrounded by those who look to political power for salvation and claim that "Caesar is Lord," it proclaims instead the sovereign lordship of Jesus, our savior.  This minority group does not retreat in isolation, but shines like stars in the world.


2015 Theme Speakers

Sunday, September 20, 7 p.m.

Brady Bryce, Director of Contextual Education, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
Love Overflowing with Knowledge (Philippians 1: 1-11)    

Monday, September 21, 11 a.m.

Richard Beck, Chair, Department of Psychology, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
Imprisoned for Christ (Philippians 1: 12-21)

Monday, September 21, 7 p.m.

Chris Smith, Pulpit Minister, Harpeth Hills Church of Christ, Brentwood, Tenn.
Practicing the Mind of Christ (Philippians 2: 1-18)

Tuesday, September 22, 11 a.m.

Amy Bost Henegar, Minister, Family Life and Spiritual Formation, Manhattan Church of Christ, New York City, N.Y.         
Living Worthy of the Gospel (Philippians 1: 27-30)

Tuesday, September 22, 7 p.m.

Raymond Carr, Professor of Religion, Pepperdine University, Malibu, Calif.
Lost in Knowledge of Christ (Philippians 3: 1-11)

Wednesday, September 23, 11 a.m.

Phil Brookman, Pulpit Minister, Memorial Road Church of Christ, Edmond, Okla.
Same Mind, Same God (Philippians 3: 12-21)

Wednesday, September 23, 7 p.m.

Mike Cope, Senior Minister, Golf Course Road Church of Christ, Midland, Texas
In Everything Pray (Philippians 4: 1-14)  

Featured Presenter



Dr. Jeanene Reese, Associate Professor and Associate Chair at ACU Department of Bible, Missions, and Ministry, will serve as moderator for the session on Finding Their Voices: Sermons by Women in the Churches of Christ. She has encouraged and mentored young women in their preparation for varied ministries for 25 years.  

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