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MACU Welcomes Dr. Divino

Mar 6, 2014 | News, Staff/Faculty

Dr. Claudio Divino to join the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is pleased to announce that Dr. Claudio Divino will be joining the faculty at Mid-Atlantic Christian University at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. Dr. Divino will serve as Associate Professor of Cross-Cultural Ministry.

Dr. Divino was born and raised in Brazil and brings to the classroom, ministry experiences from both Brazil and the United States. He was instrumental in starting churches in his native homeland and has also worked with Hisportic Mission and the Orchard Group to start a Portuguese speaking church in New York state. Dr. Divino is a graduate of Faculdade Batista Teológica de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil (B.Th. in Intercultural Studies), and Emmanuel Christian Seminary (M.Div. and D. Min.).

Since 2003 Dr. Divino has been working with Crossroads College in Rochester, MN. His roles at Crossroads have included Intercultural Studies Professor and since 2010 the Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Dr. Divino has been a member of the NACC [North American Christian Convention] Continuation Committee (1999-2001; 2004-2006; 2007-2010) and continues to serve as a chaplain with the United Chaplains State of New York, Inc. (2002-present). He has published numerous popular level articles in such publications as The Lookout and Christian Standard. Dr. Divino has led numerous short-term mission trips to such places as: India, Philippines, and multiple African nations. He is a regular presenter of workshops on topics related to cross-cultural ministry at state and national conferences/conventions.

He and his wife (Alzira) plan to move to Elizabeth City in the summer.

Mid-Atlantic Christian University is accredited by The Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award certificates, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Mid-Atlantic Christian University.