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Reflecting on the Past Year

Reflecting on the Past Year

Reflecting on the Past Year Using the New Year as a time to reflect has always captivated me and reflecting on 2017 has even more so because so much has happened personally. For the first time in my life, I moved out of my hometown and I have been challenged scholarly...

On the Training of Ministers

On the Training of Ministers Pete Ward’s new book Introducing Practical Theology: Mission, Ministry, and the Life of the Church (Baker Academic, 2017), emphasizes throughout the importance of the church and the lived experience of the community of faith. Ward...

Faculty Highlight: Dr. Richard Wright

Get to know our Associate Professor of New Testament, Dr. Richard Wright! I was born in Lubbock, Texas and raised in Emporia, Kansas. I graduated from Oberlin College and Conservatory in Ohio with degrees in Violin Performance (BMus) and Religious Studies (BA). After...

Two Upcoming ACU Events

We are excited about two upcoming ACU events. First, you are invited to hear Dr. Abraham J. Malherbe, Buckingham Professor Emeritus of Yale University, on the topic “What Has Athens to Do with Jerusalem” this Thursday, March 24, at 3:00 p.m. in room 114 of the Onstead...

Does the Gospel Sell Itself? (part 4)

Does the Gospel sell itself?  That’s how I began this series of posts, and that’s how I’ll end it.  If we are on a road alongside of which are exits to narcissism, self-indulgence, and self-promotion, and the Heavenly City seems further away in our...