Online Continuing Education Classes

ACU’s College of Biblical Studies (CBS) is pleased to introduce eConnections, a new online continuing education opportunity produced in cooperation with the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry and ElderLink.

With eConnections, ministers, elders, teachers, small group leaders, and any other interested people can interact with ACU’s excellent faculty and expert leaders from other congregations to discuss topics of vital interest to churches—all from the convenience of their computers! Participants can learn from dedicated teachers, share resources with one another, and be encouraged by stories of how God is working in congregations across the country.

Course Offerings and Format

These fully online classes run for 6-8 weeks each, with topics and instructors changing each spring, summer, and fall. Registration is open to anyone with access to the Internet; training will be provided for those who have never taken an online class before. The cost is only $200 per class--cheaper than travel expenses to attend many face-to-face events on or near ACU's campus.

The following set of classes will begin on June 2, with registration open until May 14. To learn more and register, visit the Summer 2014 eConnections site.

  • Luke's Gospel: Good News for the Poor? - Dr. Cliff Barbarick 
  • Effective Bible Teaching - Dr. Jeanene Reese 
  • Leading Churches through Change, Transition, and Conflict - Dr. Barry Stephens

Stay connected to eConnections! Click here to subscribe to our mailing list (be sure to click the check box beside the "eConnections" option). You’ll be among the first to know about new classes, and will also be invited to suggest eConnections topics of interest to you and the church you serve.


Dr. Mindi Thompson
Director of Distance Education, Graduate School of Theology
Contact Mindi with questions about course offerings or the technology involved.

Karissa Herchenroeder
Assistant Director, ElderLink and CBS Continuing Education Programs
Contact Karissa with questions about the registration process.

Upcoming Events

Atlanta Elderlink Forum
North Atlanta Church of Christ
March 21 - 22, 2014 

"Equipping for Ministry" Series:
Church - Making the Future Work
with Dr. Peter Steinke
ACU at CitySquare
April 3, 2014

Central Texas Elderlink Seminar
Georgetown Church of Christ
May 17, 2014

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