The Siburt Institute for Church Ministry exists to offer resources and best practices for leading congregational communities in pursuit of God’s mission in the world and to provide avenues for the spiritual formation of Christian leaders. Historically, ACU has valued its partnership with churches and has sought to honor that essential relationship by serving churches and church leaders in a variety of ways.
Some of the many services we offer churches are highlighted below:
A glance at 2016-17
The Siburt Institute is excited to share with you its 2016-17 Year in Review. The Year in Review highlights new initiatives, long-standing traditions, and introduces you to some people who serve and are served by the institute.
SIBURT INSTITUTE E-NEWS
Renewal in Your Church: July 2017 e-news
New Testament scholar Dr. Kavin Rowe, along with Dr. L. Gregory Jones, recently released a small book entitled Thriving Communities: The Pattern of Church Life Then and Now.1 Utilizing his scholarly knowledge of Acts, Rowe offers some remarkable and convicting observations about the life of the early church, particularly in light of the tension between the church and the larger culture. He says that Luke’s story is that God “aims at nothing less than the construction of an alternative total way of life – a comprehensive pattern of being – one that runs counter to the life-patterns of the Greco-Roman world.”