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Conference Profile: Association of Christian Librarians

Last Updated:  5/13/19 Upcoming Conference Date, Location, Airport June 10–13, 2019 Marion, IN – Indiana Wesleyan University The Ft Wayne airport is closer, but the Indianapolis airport is usually cheaper.  Of course, time and expense to go from Indianapolis needs to be factored in.  Check what is best for you. Website http://www.acl.org/ Mission (purpose, niche) […]

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Biblical fundraising is not just about money.  Three keys to effective, Biblical fundraising are to seek the glory of God (not just money), pray earnestly (to prioritize maintaining our relationship with him instead of the money) and leave the results to God.

3 Keys to Effective, Biblical Fundraising

What’s your cause?   Is it funding a Christian university or scholarship program?  Perhaps a non-profit food pantry or a missions organization? No matter the cause, generating financial support (fundraising) is a necessary part of it, right? The task seems daunting and perhaps even shallow sometimes; however, did you know Scripture teaches us how to […]

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New Column: Conference Profiles

Conferences are important for learning new skills, networking with colleagues, and being exposed to opportunities offered by exhibitors.  Because conferences are so valuable for those serving Christian colleges, we are launching a new column. In fact, promoting good conferences contributes to the achievement of our mission: Raising up Christian colleges in quality, quantity, reputation and […]

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The planning process is more important than the plan itself.  Plan with Objectivity, Vision and Flexibility

It’s the Leadership Process, Not the Plan

On October 17, 1777, English General, Gentlemen Johnny Burgoyne, surrendered an entire British Army to Horatio Gates, commander of the American forces at Saratoga, New York. If the battle of Lexington produced the “shot heard round the world” then Burgoyne’s surrender at Saratoga produced the “shock heard round the world.” At Saratoga the unthinkable happened. […]

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While two of the three cases decided in 2015 upheld TWU's religious freedom, the Ontario judges chose to ignore the clear face of the law and moved to “update” it in the light of contemporary realities.

Will Religious Freedom in Canada Survive? Trinity Western Law School Tests the System

The ongoing debate about the legitimacy of Trinity Western University’s proposed law school (TWU, Langley, British Columbia) is a key fault line in a clash of worldviews playing out in our day. On one side is the traditional Christian view, which believes in transcendent norms for life, created by God and revealed in the Scriptures, […]

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Information Literacy Instruction is Not Limited to the Library

6-Step Information Literacy Program: Curriculum Mapping for Small Colleges

Information Literacy Instruction (ILI) is a requirement for most accrediting agencies (ABHE, ATS, TRACS, and most regional agencies). That means that each school must offer Information Literacy instruction to its students—all its students. Depending on the agency, the requirements vary. In essence, though, all of the agencies want each college to offer ILI to every […]

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