In 1986 Herald of Truth and Abilene Christian University collaborated on a video retelling 150 years of Restoration history in Texas. It features R. L. Roberts, Bill Humble, Richard Hughes, Ethelyn Mitchall, John Stevens and William Teague and was filmed on location at historic sites across Texas.
The film is now available online for free streaming and download.
Challenges – The Restoration Movement in Texas from ACU Library on Vimeo.
As an archive embedded within a university, we value the teaching of our history. We value the practice of teaching as well as the content of the teaching. We value pedagogy and the raw archival and print materials historians use to teach and write and reflect about the past. Every so often someone asks if I know of teaching materials online that might be useful for class or personal study. Usually they want something like a set of class presentations. If you are looking for something like this, I commend a series now underway by Mike Baker, minister for the Concord Street Church of Christ in Orlando, FL. He is teaching through Restoration history on Wednesday nights and has uploaded video files and PDFs of his presentations to his congregation’s website.
I posed that question to Dale Jenkins back in late summer and he kindly passed it along to several hundred ministers in the form of a Jenkins Institute poll:
If you’d like to take the survey yourself, click here then scroll down to find the survey. Here are the results: