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Challenge: Double your Gift by 6/30/14

June 12, 2014

    DOUBLE YOUR GIFT TO MACU BETWEEN NOW AND JUNE 30TH! Have your financial gift to MACU doubled between now and June 30th.  A friend of MACU has offered to match every gift, dollar for dollar (up to $85K), from now until June 30th.  Your gift to the General Fund or to the Foundation will be matched!  The matching portion for your Foundation gift will go into the General Fund.  I am asking you to reach deep, with confidence in God, and give the largest gift you can possibly give. We do not all have the same financial means, but we are all stewards of the Lord who owns everything (Psalm 24:1). Some can give $20,000, some $5,000, some $500, and some $50.  Please give generously!   TRIPLE YOUR GIFT TO MACU BETWEEN NOW AND JUNE 30TH! If your employer has a Matching Gift Program your...

MACU Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride

June 03, 2014

MACU Motorcycle Rally & Charity Ride is READY TO ROLL Sept. 6th! Memorial Ride for D. Q. Roberts and Bob Morton.   The day starts with a continental breakfast at the beautiful river-front campus of Mid-Atlantic Christian University (MACU) in Elizabeth City, NC.  The ride route will take about two hours to drive, with a break in the middle for refreshments.  When the ride finishes back at the MACU campus you will enjoy a nice lunch and a brief presentation from a super guy who loves people and loves to ride his motorcycle. Pete Kunkle, senior minister at First Christian Church of Kernersville, NC, will be the guest speaker and will ride his bike with the group.  Invite your clubs and friends.   This year's ride will be a memorial to D.Q. Roberts of Christian Riders Ministry.  D.Q. and Beth have ministered to hundreds of bikers and led many to Christ. MACU loves cross cultural ministry and we honor the work D. Q. completed.  We also continue to remember Bob Morton during the ride. Bob was such a blessing to us and to so many others he shared the Gospel with.           

Woolard Named Teacher of the Year

May 21, 2014

  Woolard Named Teacher of the Year, Honored for 40 Years of Teaching Perhaps some teachers feel burned out around the 25th or 30th year of service. Mid-Atlantic’s Teacher of the Year, Professor Ronnie J. Woolard, has just completed his 40th year on the faculty of Mid-Atlantic Christian University and shows no – or at least very few – signs of stopping. He remains relevant and vibrant in the classroom. Ronnie Jay Woolard is an Eastern North Carolina native, having been born and reared in Washington, NC. Long before he was a professor at Mid-Atlantic, or even a student, he loved the school and the professors. He grew up in a church with the school’s founding president, George BonDurant, as his preacher and attended Camp Roanoke. Following high school, where he excelled in leadership, academics, and athletics, he entered Mid-Atlantic to prepare for a life in ministry. His ministry has taken the form of teaching others who will then preach and serve others. He is a Mid-Atlantic graduate and furthered his education with an MA in Old Testament and an MDiv in Theology. In addition to his...

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 been in the ministry...