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Speaker: Evangelism Shouldn’t Be Feared

By LORETTA FULTON As a junior in college, Priscilla Pope-Levison experienced what she called “friendship evangelism” that set her on a course to become what she is today– associate dean for external programs and professor of ministerial studies at Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.  The experience was so enriching for Pope-Levison that she, along with other Christians, was

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Postponed Black History Month Program Set for April 28 at ACU

ACU NEWS RELEASEWendy Kilmer, Director of Communications and Media Relations Dr. Billy Curl, a former missionary in Ethiopia and current minister of Crenshaw Church of Christ in Los Angeles, will speak at Abilene Christian University April 28 about his experience as one of the first two Black undergraduate students to integrate ACU.  The event, sponsored by ACU’s Office of Multicultural

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ACU Reschedules Black History Month Program

Abilene Christian UniversityNews Release Dr. Billy Curl will speak April 28 about his experience as one of the first two Black undergraduate students to integrate Abilene Christian University. The event, sponsored by ACU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, was originally part of Black History Month in February but had to be rescheduled due to the winter storm that hit Abilene and

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Blessed Are The Poor

 IDLE AMERICANCommentary by Dr. Don Newbury Abilene Christian University’s stunning 53-52 win over the University of Texas at the NCAA Basketball Championship Tournament is a great example of why the annual event is called “March Madness.” It was ACU’s second trip to the “big dance,” and its first win in the biggest basketball upset since David bested Goliath. Abilene radio sportscaster

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Meals on Wheels Honoree: ‘I Just Do What I can’

Editor’s Note: Everyday Ministry is an occasional feature of Spirit of Abilene, highlighting people who weave ministry into their everyday lives. If you know someone you would like to see featured, email editor@spiritofabilene.com with the name, contact information and a brief description of the person’s ministry. By LORETTA FULTON Ray Holder’s philosophy of helping others is a modest, understated one, but it

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COVID Brings Unlikely Opportunity for ACU Student

By LORETTA FULTON Not many people can cite something good from the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. Elizabeth Miller is an exception. She, like everyone else, would rather the pandemic had never occurred. But it did. And with it came the cancelation of many in-person events. Once that started happening, the word “Zoom” zipped into our vocabulary.

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ACU Presents Virtual ‘Rejoice And Be Glad’ Vespers Service

‘REJOICE AND BE GLAD’What: ACU Department of Music’s Christmas Vespers program, “Rejoice and Be Glad”When: 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13 Access: ACU Department of Music Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/ACUMusic/The 53-minute performance will remain on the page indefinitely for future viewingDetails: Christmas Vespers consists of music and readings of scripture, poetry, and prayer By LORETTA FULTON Among the many challenges of putting together

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