Tag Archives: Abilene Christian University

BROWN HITS HOME WITH WITH ‘BLACK DIGNITY’ PRESENTATION

By LORETTA FULTON Growing up, Austin Channing Brown was curious about her first name. Her mother told her that “Austin” was her grandmother’s maiden name. Not satisfied, Brown pushed her mom, wanting to know why her mother chose the name, not just family history. Her mother’s answer hit with the force of a sledgehammer. The name  was selected from a

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SCHOOL AND CHURCH BELLS RINGING

  By LORETTA FULTON The aroma of poppy seed chicken coming from the kitchen at Pioneer Drive Baptist Church. The impressive Parade of Flags at Abilene Christian University’s opening chapel. McMurry University’s chaplain urging students to email her with prayer requests. All are signs that a new year of campus spiritual life has kicked off at Abilene’s three church-affiliated universities.

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FACING FEAR WITH COURAGE

“Why Courage Matters” will be the topic for a Lunch & Learn Aug. 29 at Abilene Christian University. The public is invited to hear Jerry Taylor, associate professor of Bible, missions and ministry and executive director of the Carl Spain Center on Race Studies and Spiritual Action at ACU. Cost is $15. Registration will remain open through Aug. 25 at

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‘COMMUNITY’ AN ESSENTIAL GOING FORWARD

By LORETTA FULTON The decline in church attendance is so dramatic it feels like an emergency that needs immediate attention. “I felt like we were coming to a first-responders’ convention,” a participant in Abilene Christian University’s Summer Seminar said after a presentation Friday afternoon, Aug. 9, the first day of the two-day seminar. Royce Money, chancellor of ACU and founding

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