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Barna Group’s Bill Denzel on Christians Connecting Calling with Career

By on December 21, 2018 in Christianity with 1 Comment
Barna Group’s Bill Denzel on Christians Connecting Calling with Career

Bill Denzel is Vice President at Barna Group and the Executive Director of the Barna Vocation Project. Barna has a multi-year vision for studying vocation and providing data-driven resources to help people discover and activate their calling. Both Denzel and David Kinnaman, Barna’s President, are passionate about the concept of vocation—what we are called to […]

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Exploring Christians at Work: Dr. Ben Ries on the Barna Group Study

By on December 13, 2018 in Christianity with 105 Comments
Exploring Christians at Work: Dr. Ben Ries on the Barna Group Study

A collaborative partnership between the Barna Group in Ventura, CA and Abilene Christian University has produced a new report titled Christians at Work. The first step in a multi-year initiative focused on vocation, this powerful study examines employed, self-identified Christians in the United States. The goal was to specifically explore vocational attitudes within the respondents’ […]

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What It Means to Be a Christian Business Leader

By on February 7, 2018 in ACU Programs, Christianity with 0 Comments
What It Means to Be a Christian Business Leader

No matter what you do for a living, you’ve likely been challenged on the job. When you take your faith to work, though, you’ll have the strength to make it through. Whether your career is in ministry or with a secular organization, integrating your Christian values into your position sets the stage for moral performance […]

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Student Spotlight: Mason Norman, Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

By on November 29, 2017 in ACU Programs, Christianity with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Mason Norman, Master of Divinity (M.Div.)

Mason Norman’s goal was to teach ministry at the college level, but to do so in the United States, he’d need a Ph.D. So he got creative. In April 2016, less than two months after getting married, Mason and his wife Haley, moved to a new continent. Mason, who earned his undergraduate degree in biblical […]

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Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

By on September 13, 2017 in Careers, Christianity with 0 Comments
Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

“Vocation is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” That quote from theologian and writer Frederick Buechner rings true of what a Christian education can help you find. At ACU, you can discover and develop your calling through vocational formation. What is Vocational Formation? Vocational formation is all about finding your […]

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ACU on Facebook: Finding Sunday Inspiration

By on September 6, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments
ACU on Facebook: Finding Sunday Inspiration

On campus, we love to gather for fellowship in chapel. Social media allows us to join together in a different way.  We love engaging with our ACU family on Facebook, whether it’s keeping students and families up to date with ACU happenings or posting new and historic photos of our campus and its people. We […]

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Global Learning

Global Learning

Many times students enrolled in online Christian universities miss the opportunity to interact with international students or study abroad. However, unlike many other Christian universities offering online graduate study, ACU is dedicated to global learning and exploring a breadth of cultures. About 25 percent of students who graduate from ACU have participated in study abroad […]

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Christian Networking in a Secular World

By on March 8, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments
Christian Networking in a Secular World

One of the most important opportunities available to students in online degree programs at Christian universities is the ability to network with others who are also Christians. Networking is an opportunity to learn from another’s experience and connect with others in a relationship that goes beyond business. At a Christian online university such as ACU, […]

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Seeking a Graduate Degree: Can it Mean a Closer Walk with God?

By on March 1, 2017 in Christianity with 3 Comments

Earning a graduate degree online from a Christian university can give you lots of benefits in your career and it will help you attain your career goals. You can expect a greater income with a graduate degree, and be more likely to move upward in your organization with a graduate degree. However, do you realize […]

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MBA MINUTE: Maintaining Ethics in Online Environment

By on February 15, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments

One of the most important things in your life should be maintaining ethical behavior at all times, in all situations. That is one of the advantages of attending an online Christian university; the coursework for the online MBA degree or any other online graduate degree places the topic, the importance of ethics, in every aspect […]

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