2016 Race & Restoration Summit – Featured Speaker


Meet Dr. Royce Money

We will begin our journey toward race and restoration in the church by first getting a good basis of understanding and history. On Monday, February 22, join Dr. Royce Money and others as they begin the dialogue Toward a Common Memory. Dr. Money has been a lead learner and vocal proponent of reconciliation for decades. We are honored to have him be with us.

Dr. Money was appointed Chancellor of Abilene Christian University on June 1, 2010 after serving 19 years as ACU’s 10th President. From September 2012 to September 2014, he established and served an additional duty as the first Executive Director of the Siburt Institute for Church Ministry. He previously served ACU as Associate Professor in the Marriage and Family Institute, Chairman of the Graduate Bible Department, Director of the Doctor of Ministry Program, Executive Assistant to the President, and Vice President and Provost.

His Bachelor’s and Master of Divinity degrees are from Abilene Christian University, and he holds the Ph.D. in Religion from Baylor University. He received an additional Master’s degree in Human Development and the Family from the University of Nebraska. Dr. Money is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT), a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU), and a past Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Abilene (Texas) Chamber of Commerce. He was named Abilene’s “Citizen of the Year” for 2007. As a minister, Dr. Money has served churches in Texas, Alabama, Maryland, and Missouri. He has authored two books on family ministry: Building Stronger Families: Family Enrichment in the Home, Church and Community and Ministering to Families: A Positive Plan of Action.

Royce and Pam Money were married in 1965. They are members of the University Church of Christ in Abilene. They have two daughters, Alison Elliott of Keller, Texas, and Jennifer Crisp of Abilene, Texas. They are also the proud grandparents of David, Elizabeth, and Andrew Elliott, and Jonathan and Caleb Crisp.

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