Archives for Bible & Ministry

Archaeology museum to open on campus

April 11, 2017 | College of Bible and Ministry | A grand opening for the Linda Byrd Smith Museum of Biblical Archaeology will take place during Spring Sing weekend, April 13-16. The museum is located on the first floor of the McInteer Center for Bible and World Missions. “We live in a time when people assume the Bible is fairytales, but the truth is, the
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Categories: Academics, Recent Events, and University.

HU to host 23rd annual WINGS conference for women

Feb. 22, 2017 | WINGS | The College of Bible and Ministry will host the 23rd annual Women in God’s Service (WINGS) conference Feb. 24-26 in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. Assistant Professor of Bible Anessa Westbrook is directing the conference for the second time this year. Westbrook said the goal for this year’s program is to help attendants see where God has
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

Center for World Missions hosts advisory council meeting with students

Feb. 5, 2017 | College of Bible and Ministry | Members of the College of Bible and Ministry’s Center for World Missions advisory council gathered on the Harding campus for an annual gathering Friday, Jan. 27, through Saturday, Jan. 28. Students were invited to join attendees during a portion of the weekend. The Center for World Missions, under the direction of Dr. Shawn Daggett, facilitates
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

Restoring hope in White County

Dec. 8, 2016 | Bible & Ministry | Communication | Gov. Asa Hutchison visited campus Monday, Nov. 28, to speak in chapel about his Restore Hope initiative, which focuses on foster care and prison recidivism. The University is a strategic partner of the Restore Hope effort being launched throughout Arkansas. Wednesday, Nov. 30, Harding University hosted a special Christmas tree lighting ceremony in front of
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

Kerusso Experience training high school students for preaching

July 6, 2016 | Kerusso Experience | This week, the College of Bible and Ministry is hosting 30 high school students for a weeklong preacher training camp called the Kerusso Experience. The program takes its name from the Greek word kerusso, meaning “to preach” or “to proclaim.” The Kerusso Experience was developed as a response to a shortage of young men willing to consider preaching
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

Graduates reflect on time at HU

May 9, 2016 | Graduation | On Saturday, May 7, nearly 900 students woke up, donned their black caps and gowns, and crossed the Benson stage to receive their long-awaited diplomas. Graduates came from Harding’s 10 undergraduate degree programs, 14 pre-professional programs and 21 graduate and professional degree programs. Child life major Meredith Wood received her Bachelor of Science in the 9 a.m. commencement service
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Categories: Alumni, Recent Events, and University.

Service? There’s an app for that.

April 13, 2016 | The Mitchell Center for Leadership and Ministry has launched a mobile app for students and the University community called HU Service Central. Compatible with all Apple and Android devices, the app allows users to find volunteer opportunities in the area and record their hours of service. “The question on the table was, in all of the social media applications that were
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Categories: Campus & Community and University.

“Interpersonal relationships with the Bible faculty have been really beneficial and unique.”

College of Bible & Ministry When everyone is interested in your area of study and holds their own opinions, it can be a challenge to weigh so many perspectives, but according to preaching major Kyle Johnson, these perspectives have helped him to better understand his field. “Most people have opinions on religion regardless of their major, so that’s an obstacle,” Johnson said. “Different opinions end
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Categories: Students.

“Being really involved on campus uplifted me spiritually…”

College of Bible & Ministry | From computer science to pharmacy to youth ministry, Clay Smith explored a variety of pursuits before finding his calling in ministry and Bible. When Smith began to take more interest in biblical languages, professors in the college guided him through graduate school options and even facilitated a unique set of classes not normally in the curriculum so that Smith
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Categories: Alumni.

“It is very much an experience, and you get experience doing real therapy…”

College of Bible & Ministry | MFT Chad Barron attended Harding as an undergraduate to study youth ministry. Upon graduating, he began work as a youth minister in Tampa, Florida, where he worked for six years. Barron returned to Harding to study marriage and family therapy so he could utilize his strengths in one-on-one settings and better reach families seeking help. He now plans to go
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Categories: Students.