The Center for Youth and Family Ministry
The mission of the Center for Youth and Family Ministry is to provide comprehensive information regarding the spiritual needs of youth and families. We strive to empower and equip youth and family ministers throughout the nation so they can effectively minister to families within the church context.
The Center for Youth and Family Ministry Studies was established in 1989 as an integral part of the College of Biblical Studies ministry division. The Center is under the leadership of director Robert Oglesby. ACU has become a recognized leader in the training of youth ministers. The number of youth ministry majors has grown from 88 to over 150 students in the last 5 years. ACU has become the largest academic youth ministry training program in the nation.
- Provide youth ministers with equipping seminars and renewal retreats for increased effectiveness.
- Provide access to various resources of current youth ministry books, seminars and speakers.
- Serve as a consultant to ministers and ministries that could benefit from outside intervention.
- Be a bridge builder between the generations of believers within the church.
Director: Robert Oglesby
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