Vocational Missions

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This degree is designed for students who long to reach people with the message of Jesus. After receiving a solid foundation in University Core and general education Bible classes, students will be trained and equipped to go and share the gospel message with people in a variety of cultural settings.

Vocational Missions is designed for students with a passion for God's Word and strong people skills, who intend to pursue "tent-making" ministry in another cultural or geographical setting. In other words, these students plan to support themselves through secular work while living as part of a mission team.

Degree objectives

With this major, you will:

  • Gain a solid theological foundation in the Bible, both Old and New Testaments.
  • Study the principles of the New Testament and how those are applied to daily life and ministry.
  • Learn the history of the church universal and the Restoration Movement, seeking to understand the impact of that heritage on church today.
  • Receive both theoretical instruction and practical training in ministry, especially church planting and cross-cultural missions.
  • Gain missions experience through Missions Seminar, Missions Focus and internships with organizations such as WorldWide Witness and Let's Start Talking.


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Taking it to the Streets
Matt Wallace
Alumnus Matt Wallace describes his ministry with homeless teens in Denver, Colorado, and how ACU prepared him for a life of service.
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