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Student Spotlight: Catching up with Sydney Mhango

Student Spotlight: Catching up with Sydney Mhango

Abilene Christian University (ACU) enjoys a special relationship with African Christian College (ACC), our sister school in Swaziland. Along with having Church of Christ roots in common, we share a vision of inspiring future Christian leaders to make a real difference in the world. As ACC continues to grow and serve Southern Africans, the realization […]

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Defining Meaningful Work: What Does it Mean and How is it Valuable?

Defining Meaningful Work: What Does it Mean and How is it Valuable?

Over the course of your lifetime, you will spend an average of 90,000 hours at your job. In other words, the work you do will have a sizable impact on your quality of life. People who are passionate about their work will find that these tens of thousands of hours are well spent and contribute […]

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Student Spotlight: Clay Hunt

Student Spotlight: Clay Hunt

When we connected with ACU Online grad Clay Hunt, he was vacationing with his family in Colorado. He warned us it might get rambunctious since Clay and wife Kristin have three young children: 6-year-old Stella, 3-year-old Hattie, and 2-year-old Lux. Clay was a charter student in ACU Online’s MBA program, joining in 2015 with the […]

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What It Means to Be a Christian Business Leader

By on August 15, 2019 in ACU Programs, Christianity with 8 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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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 2 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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