Siburt Institute

Siburt Institute for Church Ministry

The Siburt Institute for Church Ministry promotes constructive and collaborative relationships between churches and Abilene Christian University.



We exist 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. Some of the many services we offer to churches and church leaders are highlighted below:

  • ElderLink: currently with annual events in Atlanta, Central Texas, and Dallas
  • MinistryLink: a ministry job search service
  • Ministers Salary Survey: an annual salary to inform congregations
  • Interim Ministry: a list of available interim preachers
  • Email News: periodic updates to highlight services or resources and provide information about events for church leaders
Upcoming Events

Lubbock ElderLink Seminar
South Plains Church of Christ
Lubbock, Texas
February 28, 2015

ACU in San Antonio Alumni Lunch
Contact Kerry Stemen for information
San Antonio, Texas
March 4, 2015

eConnections Classes Begin
March 9, 2015
Register by March 4

ACU in Austin Church Leaders' Breakfast
Contact Tunisia Singleton for information
Austin, Texas
March 19, 2015

Atlanta ElderLink Workshop and Forum
North Atlanta Church of Christ
Atlanta, Georgia
March 20-21, 2015

Equipping for Ministry Event:
Dr. Reggie McNeal

"Developing Kingdom Leadership"
ACU at CitySquare
Dallas, Texas
April 9, 2015

Central Texas ElderLink Seminar
Georgetown Church of Christ
Georgetown, Texas
April 25, 2015

Christian Scholar's Conference 
Abilene Christian University 
Abilene, Texas 
June 3-5, 2015

  • Subscribe to News
    Subscribe to News

    Sign up to receive email updates from the Office of Church Relations or the College of Biblical Studies.

  • Watch Affordable Care Act Webinar and Follow-Up Discussion
    Watch Affordable Care Act Webinar and Follow-Up Discussion

    Learn more about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on ministers with valuable information from the experts.

  • Search Ministry Jobs
    Search Ministry Jobs

    Looking for a minister or a ministry job? MinistryLink is a service for churches to search for ministers and for ministers to search for ministry positions.

  • Ministers Salary Survey
    Ministers Salary Survey
Featured Video
Prominent trial attorney, and author of Christianity on Trial, W. Mark Lanier talks about morality and the law during a luncheon Oct. 27, 2014, on the Abilene Christian University campus.