Dr. Jack Cottrell to speak at MACU Commencement

May 06, 2014

Dr. Jack Cottrell to speak at MACU Commencement, and will receive honorary doctorate Elizabeth City, NC – February 17th, 2014 – Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce Dr. Jack Cottrell will speak at its Commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 10:00 a.m., in the Chesson Gymnasium in the Albert Blanton III Campus Life Center.  Dr. Cottrell has also been selected to receive Mid-Atlantic Christian University’s degree of Doctor of Divinity, h.c. He will be presented this degree during the Commencement ceremony. Jack W. Cottrell has been a Professor of Theology at Cincinnati Christian University since 1967. Dr. Cottrell has earned a BA and ThB from Cincinnati Christian University, a BA from University of Cincinnati, a  MDiv from Westminster Theological Seminary, and a PhD from Princeton Theological Seminary. He has authored over 20 books on Christian theology and doctrine. His latest book is titled God Most High: What the Bible Says about God the Creator, Ruler, and Redeemer, His Truth, published by College Press. Mid-Atlantic University recognizes and honors individuals of extraordinary achievement, distinguished service, or exemplary character by awarding them an Honorary Doctorate appropriate to their accomplishments. This degree is being awarded to Dr. Jack...

MACU President Named Regent’s SBL Alumnus of the Year

May 06, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MACU President Named Regent’s SBL Alumnus of the Year Elizabeth City, NC – May 5, 2014 – Dr. Clay Perkins, President of Mid-Atlantic Christian University and a graduate of Regent University, was honored by Regent on May 2.  The faculty of the School of Business and Leadership (SBL) at Regent named him the SBL Alumnus of the Year. Perkins received the award during the SBL commissioning ceremony and was inducted into SBL’s Alumni Hall of Fame.  Upon receiving the award Perkins stated, “I am surprised and honored to accept this award. I accept on behalf of the great organization I serve. My slogan in life is ‘Serving Those Who Serve.’ At Mid-Atlantic all of our graduates are ministers, some serve in the marketplace and some in the church.” The SBL Alumnus of the Year award recognizes individuals who have gained “unique distinction through their accomplishments and have brought positive change to the world through Christian leadership,” according to Dr. Doris Gomez, Interim Dean of the School of Business and Leadership. Perkins, who has...

Beginning Greek and Hebrew Classes Offered this Summer

May 01, 2014

June 22-July 18, 2014 Mid-Atlantic Christian University 715 N Poindexter St, Elizabeth City, NC For the first time, Biblical Languages Center (BLC) will be running both Hebrew and Greek beginning courses in North America this summer, partnering with Mid-Atlantic Christian University as the host campus.  Join Dr. Fields and the professors from the Biblical Language Center this summer in this innovative, natural, and fun way to learn biblical languages.   Orientation will be Sunday night, June 22nd.  Classes will begin Monday morning, June 23rd and run Monday-Friday from 8:30am to 12:30pm until Friday, July 18th. Check out the Biblical Languages Center for complete pricing information   Registration Deadline is June 1.  Regsiter now!   *Courses: HEB101. Beginning Biblical Hebrew: “Jonah” (4 weeks, 90 hours) GRK101. Beginning Koine Greek: “Select Gospel Stories and Parables” (4 weeks, 90 hours) *The courses run concurrently over the 4 weeks so a student must choose either Greek or Hebrew.  It is not possible to take both courses at the same time.      

Mid-Atlantic Christian University Opens Regional Testing Center for Credentialing Exams

April 28, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Mid-Atlantic Christian University Opens Regional Testing Center for Credentialing Exams Elizabeth City, NC - March 28, 2014 - Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a relationship with PearsonVUE and is now a regional testing center.  Pearson VUE delivers millions of high-stakes tests a year across the globe for clients in the licensure, certification, academic admissions, regulatory, and government testing service markets. It boasts the world’s leading test center network, with over 5,100 test centers in 175 countries. As a regional public testing center people will no longer need to travel out of the Northeastern North Carolina region to find a test center.  MACU is the only public testing center in Northeast North Carolina. Teacher education candidates will be able to take the “North Carolina Foundations of Reading and General Curriculum” exams.  The Foundations of Reading test for North Carolina assesses proficiency and depth of understanding of the subjects of reading and writing development.  The test reflects scientifically based reading research and is aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The General Curriculum test for North Carolina assesses proficiency and depth of understanding of each of the...

Dr. Reese Releases New Text on Global Missions

April 17, 2014

Cross Cultural Ministry Professor Robert B. Reese has written a new book titled Who Needs a Missionary?: How the Gospel Works All by Itself. In Who Needs a Missionary? Dr. Reese reviews his own missionary experiences in Zimbabwe and finds that the best results came from an indigenous leader who had the least contact with missionaries. Reese conducted interviews with this leader to let him speak for himself about his journey with God in ministry; these interviews form the heart of the book. The book is published by Wipf and Stock Publishers.   Dr. Reese’s grandparents and parents served as American missionaries of the Church of Christ to Zambia. When Reese’s parents were married they moved from Zambia to serve in Zimbabwe. Professor Reese spent his childhood between Zimbabwe and Arkansas.  Dr. Reese holds a B.S. in Mathematics from Harding University, an M.S. in Mathematics from Northwestern University, M.A. in Missiology from Fuller Theological Seminary, and a Ph.D. in Misions from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary.  From 1981 to 2002 Dr. Reese and his wife, Mari-Etta...