The Siburt Institute for Church Ministry exists to serve our ministry partners faithfully, creatively and effectively. Our mission is to promote constructive and collaborative relationships between churches and Abilene Christian University.

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.



Siburt Institute for ChurchMinistry e-News: May 2016

Arrived … or in Process?

Two quarts of new motor oil are tucked behind a pillar on my front porch for Sally. She hasn’t called to collect them – and I don’t know if she will. We had a visit last Friday at the auto parts store; she needed oil for her car and had no money. Would I help her?, she asked.

Would I help her? This was not my first encounter with requests for help. Thirty-plus years of ministry have taken me into all kinds of places helping people. Would I help her?

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