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Chemistry professor, students bring message of love to children in Peru

Chemistry professor, students bring message of love to children in Peru

By on December 12, 2017 in ACU Missions, Features with 0 Comments

Brad Rix went from zero children of his own to helping “raise” more than 1,000 who belong to other people – and he wouldn’t change a thing. Brad, an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, began that journey 10 years ago when he lived in Austin and one of his church friends […]

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Medical Missions: Guatemala with HTI

Medical Missions: Guatemala with HTI

By on January 24, 2016 in ACU Missions, Series with 0 Comments

Many ACU students get their first taste of medical missions as undergraduates studying to become future doctors, dentists, nurses, occupational therapists and other healthcare professionals. Two of those students – Jeremy Aymard, senior biology major from San Francisco, Calif., and Selvin Villeda, senior biology major from Rockwall, Texas – shared photos from their Spring Break trip […]

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Medical Missions: Belize, Paraguay, Ecuador

Medical Missions: Belize, Paraguay, Ecuador

By on January 8, 2016 in ACU Missions, Alumni News, Series with 0 Comments

Our most recent issue of ACU Today magazine features alumni who serve as medical missionaries, committing their time, energy and other resources to bring healing and the Gospel to those in need. We asked other Wildcats to share their favorite #ACUmissions photos and stories as well. Enjoy this sampling from two alumni and and a current student who are serving as […]

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Medical Missions: Hearts lost to Haiti

Medical Missions: Hearts lost to Haiti

By on December 16, 2015 in ACU Missions, Alumni News, Series with 0 Comments

Our most recent issue of ACU Today magazine features alumni who serve as medical missionaries, committing time, energy and other resources to bring healing and the Gospel to those in need. We asked other Wildcats to share their favorite #ACUmissions photos and stories as well. Here is the first: J’Lyn Emerson (’11) is marketing manager for LiveBeyond, a faith-based, humanitarian […]

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Share your medical missions photos, stories

Share your medical missions photos, stories

By on September 5, 2015 in ACU Missions, Alumni News, Series with 0 Comments

It wasn’t by design that Kent (’03) and Amber (Carroll ’06) Brantly became Abilene Christian University’s best-known alumni couple. In fact, they will be the first to tell you “we are just regular folks seeking the Lord’s will for our lives,” as Amber said in an interview for the new Spring-Summer 2015 issue of ACU […]

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Brantlys follow heart, faith in missions field

Brantlys follow heart, faith in missions field

By on July 31, 2014 in ACU Missions, Alumni News, Series with 7 Comments

ACU missions faculty describe Kent Brantly, M.D. (’03) as a compassionate physician whose work early in his medical career shows the natural outflow of his desire to follow God’s lead even into potentially dangerous territory. Brantly was serving a two-year fellowship with the relief organization Samaritan’s Purse in Liberia when the Ebola virus broke out. […]

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Spring Break focuses on academics, missions

Spring Break focuses on academics, missions

A number of groups of Abilene Christian University students and faculty, and some alumni, devoted their Spring Break week March 9-15 to travel for academic experiences, often with missions opportunities. Several shared their experiences and images with us. Dr. Tom Lee, professor and chair of ACU’s Department of Biology, took his General Mammalogy class to the Big […]

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