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What It Means to Be a Christian Business Leader

By on August 15, 2019 in ACU Programs, Christianity with 1 Comment
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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Barna Group’s Bill Denzel on Christians Connecting Calling with Career

By on December 21, 2018 in Christianity with 0 Comments
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 0 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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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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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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MMFT Tips: Maintaining Your Mental Health

By on January 5, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments

At Abilene Christian University, during your Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy Program you will have the opportunity to complete a 500-hour internship. While you are involved in this this internship, and during your career, you will be faced with many tough conversations with your patients. As you counsel them through their issues, your own […]

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Feed Them and They Will Come

By on December 27, 2016 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments

If you plan on working in the area of higher education, or even in youth services, it is essential that you identify strategies for engaging youth and young adults. One of the first steps in this process is getting their attention and holding it long enough to give them your elevator pitch. This pitch will […]

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Effective Bible Journaling

By on November 30, 2016 in Christianity with 0 Comments

There is a new wave of scrapbooking hitting the internet—Bible journaling. The practice takes the traditional practice of making notes in the margin of a Bible and takes it to the next level. Instead of just jotting down notes from sermons or personal anecdotes related to scripture, bible journaling allows you to respond to scripture […]

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