College of Biblical Studies

The College of Biblical Studies at ACU prepares you for a lifetime of adventurous ministry in God’s kingdom. Your learning equips you with a powerful understanding of biblical teaching, a uniquely Christian worldview and a dedicated community of peers and mentors who stand by you and inspire you as you impact the world through your creative vision.

The College of Biblical Studies at ACU prepares you for a lifetime of adventurous ministry in God’s kingdom. Your learning equips you with a powerful understanding of biblical teaching, a uniquely Christian worldview and a dedicated community of peers and mentors who stand by you and inspire you as you impact the world through your creative vision.

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A FAITH TO FOLLOW

You may have seen Dr. Kent Brantly on the cover of TIME as the magazine’s Person of the Year or watched him tell his harrowing story on national news as the first American doctor to survive Ebola. What you may not know is that his heart for medical missions was germinated in ACU’s Bible department long before he earned his medical degree. Now recovered, he and his family have followed God’s call back to Africa.

A FAITH TO FOLLOW

You may have seen Dr. Kent Brantly on the cover of TIME as the magazine’s Person of the Year or watched him tell his harrowing story on national news as the first American doctor to survive Ebola. What you may not know is that his heart for medical missions was germinated in ACU’s Bible department long before he earned his medical degree. Now recovered, he and his family have followed God’s call back to Africa.

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jack oduro

Ghana native inspired to use business, ministry degrees to advance family’s nonprofit

During his seven years at Abilene Christian University, Jack Oduro found a place to call home – a community, he says, that has offered “parent figures, mentors, friends of a lifetime and opportunities for growth that have shaped the person I am today.” But his heart remains with the people of his other home, Ghana, … Continued

Renique Rodriguez kneeling with a child

Missions intern witnesses physical, spiritual healing in Honduras

Renique Rodriguez (’18) only had 30 minutes to prepare a devotional. She was the youngest person on her mission team, she couldn’t speak much Spanish and the devotional was for men at a drug and alcohol rehab center in Honduras. “I was just praying and asking God for the words to say to speak to these … Continued

Dr. Fred Aquino

Aquino’s love of teaching stems from love of learning

The irony of the last name isn’t lost on Dr. Fred Aquino. It’s pronounced “Aqueeno” and comes from the same root as “Aquinas,” as in Thomas Aquinas, the 13th century Dominican friar who heavily influenced Western thought and is regarded as a saint in the Roman Catholic Church. Both names derive from the town of … Continued

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