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CBFA Headquarters Relocates to Azusa Pacific University

CBFA
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901 E Alosta Ave
Azusa, CA 91702
740.504.4524

The Christian Business Faculty Association exists to assist and encourage Christian business faculty in the study, integration, teaching, and application of Biblical truths in service to the academy, students, and the business community.

The CBFA sponsors two academic journals:  The Journal of Biblical Integration in Business, and the Christian Business Academy Review.

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2016 CBFA Dialogical Conference
Wisdom and Peace in the Profession and Classroom
February 26, 2016 - San Diego, CA

Scripture: James 3:17 But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, willing to yield, full of mercy and good fruits, without a trace of partiality or hypocrisy.

The CBFA Dialogical Conference advances the strategic goals of the CBFA through faculty development in classroom faith integration and scholarship. A dialogical conference turns upside down the activities of a traditional professional conference through the organic construction of knowledge and collaboration. A dialogical approach to faith integration achieves a convergence between biblical texts and discipline-specific knowledge using faculty dialogue and contemplation.  High-impact learning and shared meaning is created by a group of faculty who complete required preparation prior to the conference, interact during the conference guided by carefully designed activities around a central biblical passage, and actively engage in a fast, free flowing, learning environment.  Take-aways from this approach include new classroom exercises deeply bounded in scripture and critically analyzed by other professors, which integrate faith into business disciplinary content and new ideas for faith integration scholarship.

Applications must be received no later than January 19, 2016, but earlier applications are preferred. For complete information and an application, please click here.

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2015 CBFA  Conference

The 2015 CBFA conference was hosted by Regent University. Over 175 faculty members attended. For information on the 2015 conference, including papers and presentations, click here.

The 2016 CBFA conference will be hosted by Charleston Southern University. The dates are October 6-8, 2016.

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2015 Board of Directors Elections

Two nominees were elected to the CBFA  Board of Directors at the 2015 Annual Meeting during the Annual Conference at Regent University. Elected to the board for three-year terms were:

                  Scott Quatro, Covenant College
                  Joe Walenciak, John Brown University

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2015 CBFA Awards

Each year the CBFA presents awards to four outstanding individuals at the annual conference. This year’s honorees were:

      Barnabas Award for Service: Dr. Kevin Hughes, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
      Johnson Award for Scholarship: Dr. Bruno Dyck, University of Manitoba
      Teaching Award:  Steve Cosentino, Point Loma Nazarene University
      Chewning Award: Dr. John Visser, Dordt College

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