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CEO of Village of Hope & GST Alum Visits Abilene

Fred Asare: Chief Executive Officer of Village of Hope, GST Alum, and Friend of Many Fred Asare completed a MA in Christian Ministry here at the Graduate School of Theology a few years back and during a short trip to Texas, he stopped by ACU’s campus. As Fred...
Alumni Spotlight- Nathan Pickard

Alumni Spotlight- Nathan Pickard

Meet GST Alum, Nathan Pickard! Nathan lives in Newmarket, Ontario with his wife Katie and two boys, Caleb and Eli. He enjoys spending his time playing hockey with the kids. He also has a love for the outdoors, especially hunting and fishing. He received a Master of...
No Obstacle is Too Big For God

No Obstacle is Too Big For God

No Obstacle is Too Big For God As graduation draws closer, I often find myself reminiscing on the past four years. Those sentimental moments elicit a multitude of emotions ranging from tenderness to downright gratitude. But what strikes me the most is how each year...

The Church as Refuge

The Church as Refuge Two weeks ago, I made the decision to ask a young man to leave our church, and it has left me with a sense of unease. This severing of ties wasn’t due to doctrinal or theological differences, personality conflicts or any of the causes we might...
Tell Me a Story

Tell Me a Story

Tell Me a Story I had their attention, and holding the attention of 20 five-year-olds is no easy task, but I had it and I knew that whether or not I knew what I would say next, I had better make it compelling. I held their attention as I recounted a story that we all...
Never. Stop. Seeking.

Never. Stop. Seeking.

Never. Stop. Seeking.  When I was just 3 years old, my family was invited to the home of one of the members of the church for which my dad had recently started preaching. They lived in a grand old house with a seemingly endless maze of rooms, each filled with artwork...

GST Faculty Update 2017

I am continually amazed how our GST faculty engage in local church ministry. Of course, there are the obvious activities that everyone sees including church consultations and seminars, interim ministries, Elderlink, writing curriculum, and publishing articles and...

Student Spotlight- Morgan DeBoer

Morgan DeBoer is beginning her first semester studies at ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, pursuing master degrees in both Christian Ministry (MACM) and in Social Work (MSSW). She is originally from Council Bluffs, Iowa and graduated from York College, where...

GST Author Highlight

The Graduate School of Theology has many gifted authors who are using their talents to minister to the church & the world. Below are four books that have recently been published by either GST faculty or alumni. We hope they will be an inspiration to you.  ...

The Carmichael-Walling Lectures-2017

      The 2017 Carmichael-Walling Lectures will take place on Thursday, November 9. Our lecturer will be Dr. Mark Goodacre, Professor of New Testament and Christian Origins at Duke University.“How Well Do They Know Each Other?” Dr. Goodacre will speak...

Summit Review 2017

ACU Summit 2017, “Ancient Scripture, Future Church: The Choices We Make and the God We Serve,”  focused on Deuteronomy, the ways this ancient text informs the future of the church and the choices we make as we strive to serve God. Approximately twenty eight GST...

(D)evangelism & Healing after the Rwandan Genocide

My name is Caleb Beck. I, along with my wife and two children, live in Kigali, Rwanda. My son Adin is ten, and my daughter Caris is seven. We moved to Rwanda in 2007 as missionaries hoping to work with those struggling to heal the wounds of genocide, and to be a part...
Discovering My Vocation: The Fanning of the Flames

Discovering My Vocation: The Fanning of the Flames

Recently I was browsing my TimeHop (which, for those who are blissfully unaware, is a cell phone app that mercilessly displays your unfiltered social media posts from today’s date in years past) when I came across a Tweet from four years ago that read something...

Errett Award

Abilene Christian University Student Wins Isaac Errett Award Bradley Steele of Abilene Christian University provided the winning paper for the 2017 competition titled: “The Lord’s Supper in the Thought of Barton Stone and Alexander Campbell.” Bradley will...

Aquinas Colloquium

Aquino invited to give a keynote lecture at Oxford University Dr. Frederick Aquino of the Graduate School of Theology at ACU has been invited to give a keynote lecture at the Aquinas Colloquium, “Aquinas and Newman on Conscience” (see resource here). The colloquium...

Finding a Voice for Chrysostom

Dr. Jeff Childers of the Graduate School of Theology has been invited to present research at Università Tre in Rome at the conference, “Tradurre Tradire Tramandare—Translate Mislead Transmit: The Greek Fathers Between Latin Western and Syriac Eastern Worlds”...

Interfaith Retreat

Every January the Multi-Cultural Alliance (www.mcatexas.com) sponsors an interfaith retreat that invites Jewish, Christian, and Muslim students into conversations. This year’s retreat met at the Prothro Center, Lake Texoma, Texas. Two GST students and one...

CSART Presents

Jonah: Interpreted, Reinterpreted, and Interred How a small biblical story became prominent in early Christian art You are invited to join us on the campus of Abilene Christian University for the presentation: “Jonah—Interpreted, Reinterpreted, and Interred.” This...

CSART

Local news highlighted the Carmichael-Walling Lectures saying, Abilene Christian University celebrated the inauguration of the Center for the Study of Ancient Religions Texts, or CSART on Thursday. The center strives to inspire students and help them conduct research...

Student Spotlight

Zane Witcher is a first year GST residential student, was recently highlighted in myACU News. The article begins, “Zane Witcher delivered his first sermon when he was 14 years old. His grandparents attended a small church of 20 people, and they needed a preacher...

Carmichael-Walling Lectures

You are invited to join us for the inauguration of ACU’s Center for the Study of Ancient Religious Texts and the 30th annual Carmichael-Walling Lectures at Abilene Christian University on Thursday, Nov. 3. Father Justin of Sinai will give the Carmichael-Walling...

Our Spiritual Worship

Our Spiritual Worship ACU Graduate Chapel – 9/14/16 Judy Siburt In 1967 my husband, Charles Siburt, and I came to ACU for graduate school to prepare for ministry to the church. I earned a Masters in Education/ School Counseling and Charlie an M.Div. While here I...

A Word of Exhortation

A Word of Exhortation Hebrews 13 Call to Worship Welcome to Grad Chapel. Our text today, for those of you who grew up like I did, always brings a smile to my face. I grew up at church. My grandfather was an elder, my father was an elder, my mother was a Bible school...