21 February, 2024

News

Ozark Christian College Preparing to Launch ‘Lincoln Seminary’ This Fall

Ozark Christian College Preparing to Launch ‘Lincoln Seminary’ This Fall

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Ozark Christian College is nearing approval from its accrediting organizations to open Lincoln Seminary at OCC this fall. The college in Joplin, Mo., already has received approval from The Association of Theological Schools to open Ozark’s new seminary. “For us to be able to open the doors of the seminary this fall, we need [our] three accrediting bodies to give us a thumbs-up,” Proctor said. , , ,

Christian Ham Radio: More Than Just a Hobby

Christian Ham Radio: More Than Just a Hobby

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The Christian Amateur Radio Fellowship (CARF) formed at the North American Christian Convention during the summer of 1966 as a way to promote fellowship among Independent Christian Churches and Churches of Christ, our Christian colleges, and as a service to missionaries. CARF has a website but no headquarters. The fellowship has hundreds of members in North America and around the world. . . .

Ministry Help Wanted

Ministry Help Wanted

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Summit Christian College (Gering, Neb.) is accepting applications for the position of academic dean. Mulberry International is seeking a mission-minded marketing professional. Milligan University is accepting applications for assistant professor of worship leadership. Plus other listings. . . .

Lessons Learned on a Cruise Ship

Lessons Learned on a Cruise Ship

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Building community is essential to our spiritual journey in the church. We are called to be “family to each other.” On a recent cruise, I found hundreds of crew members from more than 75 nationalities building community and becoming family to one another. . . .

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘The Future of Johnson Bible College—Will It Survive Its Founders?’ (1924)

THROWBACK THURSDAY: ‘The Future of Johnson Bible College—Will It Survive Its Founders?’ (1924)

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In 1924, Ashley Johnson, the founder of what is now Johnson University, wrote: “Nine years ago I broke down completely and was under the care of a physician. While I waited in bed for two months, Mrs. Johnson kept the work going and came nearer freeing it from debt than ever before. During these nine years I have fought for my life and the work which God gave me to do with all my heart.” . . .

Louisville Bible College Eliminates Its Debt

Louisville Bible College Eliminates Its Debt

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Louisville (Ky.) Bible College hosted a Celebration Service on Feb. 3 at Life Bridge Christian Church adjacent to the LBC campus, wrapping up the college’s 75th anniversary observance. The gathering also served to celebrate elimination of the school’s debt, which LBC has been working toward for several years. . . .

Church Tower Repairs Completed (Plus News Briefs)

Church Tower Repairs Completed (Plus News Briefs)

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Work on First Christian Church’s $3.2 million tower repair project in Columbus, Ind., has been completed.  The 166-foot-tall masonry tower is a key visual element of the church, of Modernist design, completed in 1942. . . . Also briefs from Georgia, Tennessee, Oregon, and Texas . . . and about Dr. Jerry Taylor being featured on a podcast.

Done With Stuck: Helping Christians Return to Spiritual Growth

Done With Stuck: Helping Christians Return to Spiritual Growth

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People can sometimes get stuck in their spiritual growth. They start out well. They attend church, read their Bibles, and join a small group. And then they stall out. . . . Done With Stuck is a company that aims to give people tools to deal with the deep-seated issues that block their growth. . . .