28 February, 2024

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John Derry Reflects on 50 Years in Christian Higher Education

John Derry Reflects on 50 Years in Christian Higher Education

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John Derry reflects on a career in Christian higher education that has included serving in campus ministry, as president of two Christian colleges, and with the ABHE accrediting agency. “My thinking has always been that we must seek to collaborate as we recruit from a shrinking pool of students and secure financial support,” he writes . . .

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Former NACC Executive Director Allan Dunbar Dies

Former NACC Executive Director Allan Dunbar Dies

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Allan Dunbar, 84, who served as senior minister with Bow Valley Christian Church (formerly called Cambrian Heights Christian Church) in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, for 20-plus years, then served as president of Puget Sound Christian College in Seattle, and completed his professional career as executive director of the North American Christian Convention, died Jan. 28, 2024, in Kalispell, Mont., where he had resided for several years. . . .

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News Briefs for Jan. 31

News Briefs for Jan. 31

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Several conferences and gatherings are planned over the next few months, including the Pressing On Conference (April 9-11), e2: effective elders’ LeadWell conference (March 15-16), the Fred B. Craddock Lectures on Preaching (March 27), FAME’s Night of Hope Banquet (April 27), and the Spiritual Formation Leadership Summit (in April and May). . . .

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