CHANGE THE CAMPUS, CHANGE THE WORLD
ULife Consulting exists to help campus and college ministries to thrive.
If you are a ministry to college students or young adults, we can help!
WAYS WE CAN HELP INCLUDES:
On-site consultations to help your ministry achieve optimal health/productivity;
On-site or distance consultations to guide your ministry through rebranding or relaunching;
Guiding churches through a new launch or a reboot of their college ministry;
Leading job searches for college, campus and young adult ministers;
One-on-one and staff coaching for campus/college ministry leaders; and
Training and sending campus ministry plant teams.
We are also the campus ministry planting wing for the Campus for Christ organization.
Dr. Chris Buxton is a 23-year veteran of state university campus ministry. Before founding ULife, he served as director of Renew College Ministry at Arkansas Tech University from 1997-2009 and as director of Wolflife Campus Ministry at Arkansas State University from 2010 to 2020.
In addition to his ULIfe work, Chris teaches graduate-level campus ministry courses at Lipscomb University. He also teaches campus ministry and directs a campus ministry training program at Harding University.
He has trained numerous campus ministry leaders, including the team that planted Sojourn Campus Ministry at the University of Washington.
He and Monica have been married for 26 years, and their married daughter, Emma Orr, attends Arkansas State University.
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Dr. Jimmy Adcox served as senior/preaching minister with Southwest Church of Christ in Jonesboro, AR, for more than 44 years. Jimmy is now Southwest's part-time discipleship minister. Jimmy has a passion for the local church, the local community, church planting, and disciple-making. Jimmy and Ann have three children, nine grandchildren, and one great-grandchild. He is an Associate Learning Community Director with Renew Network and a partner with Hope Network.
Dr. Michael Cooper has practiced dentistry in Russellville, AR for the past 38 years. He has a general dentistry practice with emphasis on cosmetic dentistry. He and Paulette have been married for 43 years and have two children: Alisha, who is married to Kevin Huddleston, and Chris, who is married to Kristen; and four grandchildren. Mike has been a member of Westside Church of Christ for 38 years and has served Westside as an elder since 2011.
Mr. Rick Fielder and his wife Brenda live in Jonesboro, AR, and are members of Southwest Church of Christ, where Rick serves as an elder. He and Brenda are also actively involved as volunteers with Wolflife Campus Ministry at Arkansas State University. Rick retired from the US Department of Agriculture after working as a soil scientist for 35 years. They have one son, Jeff. He his wife Marcy, and daughters Lexi and Jacey also live in Jonesboro.
Mrs. Barbara Halsey served as a circuit judge in the Arkansas Second Judicial District. She retired at the end of 2020 and continues to judge by assignment from the Arkansas Supreme Court. Her prior experience includes high school teaching for eleven years before completing her law degree at the University of Arkansas Bowen School of Law. Before becoming a judge, she had a private law practice for nineteen years. She lives in Jonesboro, AR, and is an active member of Southwest Church of Christ.
Dr. William J. (Bill) Helms, MD, FAAD, is a board-certified dermatologist and owner of William J. Helms Dermatology in Russellville, AR, his hometown. He and his wife, Kelli, live in Conway, AR, and have three children. Bill is a member of Four Winds Church in Conway where he serves as an elder.
Dr. Milton Jones is the President of Christian Relief Fund in Amarillo, TX. CRF focuses on the care of AIDS orphans and drilling water wells in Sub-Saharan Africa. He is married to Barbie Jones and has two sons, Patrick and Jeremy.During his college years at Texas Tech, Milton's life was changed by a campus ministry, a ministry he would later lead. He then led a campus ministry plant team to the University of Washington. He served as preacher and campus minister in Seattle for 36 years, He was also a professor at Puget Sound Christian College for two decades and authored eight books.
Mrs. Anne Rana, BSW, MAMFT, LPC, lives in Fayetteville, AR, where she and her husband, Ryan Rana, serve as directors of a non-profit counseling agency called The Joshua Center. Anne also practices as a Licensed Professional Counselor. For more than 25 years, she has served in Arkansas, Tennessee, and Louisiana through social work, advocacy, ministry and counseling. She received her bachelor's in social work from Arkansas State and her master's in marriage and family therapy from Harding University. Anne and Ryan have been married for more than 20 years have 3 children.
Would you support ULife financially?
ULife is a 501(c)3 non-profit that relies partially on financial support from individuals and churches. While we charge for many of our services, we keep our rates low so our client ministries can afford them. We are also committed to helping any ministry or church that needs our assistance regardless of ability to pay. Your donation (private and secure through PayPal) goes toward our working fund and is tax-deductible.