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Oglesby enjoys mountaintops whether at work or play

Oglesby enjoys mountaintops whether at work or play

By on January 23, 2019 in ACU News, Faculty Spotlights with 0 Comments

Robert Oglesby (’81) likes viewing life from the seat of a fast moving Harley or atop a 14,000-foot mountain peak. He likes taking risks. And that makes him a perfect fit with his chosen avocation – youth ministry. Mentoring, guiding and developing young people is definitely a high-risk undertaking, but one that Oglesby is so […]

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‘Owning Faith’ tackles issues of teen spirituality

‘Owning Faith’ tackles issues of teen spirituality

By on February 7, 2017 in ACU News, Alumni News

Youth may grow up in the church, going to Sunday school or mid-week youth groups, but getting teenagers to keep growing their faith beyond adolescence is a challenge youth ministers continually face. Addressing the challenge, five alumni and two professors contributed to Owning Faith: Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith of […]

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Abilene worshippers pray for Ebola patients

Abilene worshippers pray for Ebola patients

More than 250 people gathered at Abilene’s Southern Hills Church of Christ last night for a prayer service on behalf of Kent Brantly, M.D. (’03), Nancy Writebol and others suffering with the Ebola virus. Both work for Samaritan’s Purse in Liberia; Brantly is a physician serving a two-year fellowship and Writebol is a nursing coordinator. “Over the […]

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