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Siburt Institute Makes Leadership Changes

ACU’s Siburt Institute for Church Ministry recently announced leadership changes, including David Wray stepping down as director of the annul Summit. The 115th Summit will be held in the fall, with details to be announced. Known for years as Lectureship, the annual event changed to Summit in 2008.  Leah Andrews, Wray’s Summit assistant, is now the Summit director. Wray will

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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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Church must Be ‘Faithful and Flexible’ During Time of Crisis

By LORETTA FULTON Each of the three sessions of ACU’s Summer Seminar will be posted individually on YouTube within a couple of weeks. People who registered for the online event will be notified when the videos are uploaded and ready to watch. Or check ACU’s YouTube channel periodically. Summer Seminar traditionally is held on campus over two days, but due

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ACU’s Summer Seminar Moving Online

Registration URL: https://summerseminar2020.eventbrite.com/Event page URL: https://www.siburtinstitute.org/event/2020/7/30/summer-seminarCost: Free. Attendees must register to receive a link to the webinar. The annual Summer Seminar at Abilene Christian University is moving online this year as a precaution against spread of COVID-19. Online registration is open now for the July 30 event. The seminar will be streamed 9 a.m. to noon one day only, Thursday, July 30. The

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CHURCHES CAN REVERSE ‘GRAYER AND SMALLER’ TREND WITH NEW FOCUS

By LORETTA FULTON In the last six months, Dr. Carson Reed has visited ten different churches, not looking for a church home but looking to help leaders of the churches that others call home. Reed is vice president for church relations at Abilene Christian University and executive director of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry housed at ACU. Through the

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