Welcome to the Friends Center

The Friends Center is the seminary experience of Evangelical Friends Church Southwest at APU’s Azusa Pacific Seminary. It represents the ongoing partnership between the Friends churches and Azusa Pacific University. The Friends Center is dedicated to developing spiritual leaders who lead from a foundation of Christ-like character and who are trained in Biblical scholarship, theological reflection, and practical ministry skills.

News & Features

  • Not of This World

    Amy Jung, director of forensics and assistant professor in the Department of Communication Studies, understands first-hand the challenges and advantages of growing up as a Third Culture Kid.

  • Intellectual Hospitality

    Diana Pavlac Glyer, Ph.D., professor in the Department of English, explores the concept of intellectual hospitality as a means to cultivate generosity, humility, and understanding among those with differing viewpoints and backgrounds.

  • Jennifer Walsh Talks Presidential Politics with CNN

    Jennifer E. Walsh, Ph.D., APU dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, discussed the political contrasts between President Obama and President Reagan with CNN.

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