The Darrell R. Strait Center for the Integration of Science and Christian Faith
The Darrell R. Strait Center for the Integration of Science and Christian Faith (CISCF) pursues excellence and seeks to honor God by offering an interdisciplinary program of study in the integration of science and Christian faith that incorporates appropriate scientific and Biblical principles, grounded in the Old and New Testaments, and consistent with the Christian faith, Christian worldview, Biblical values and Baptist heritage of the University.
The CISCF pursues excellence and seeks to honor God by:
- serving our diverse population of majors, minors and non-majors in broadening their scientific knowledge, their knowledge of Biblical principles and their integration of Christian faith and the scientific disciplines;
- preparing students for continued scholarship, personal evangelism and positions of servant-leadership from a Christian perspective in their chosen occupations;
- providing curriculum resources and publications related to science and Christian apologetics to the various publics of the CISCF, the College of Science and Mathematics and SBU;
- fostering continued scholarship of the faculty and students by encouraging pursuit of advanced degrees, continuing professional development, research, grantsmanship, seminars, professional presentations and publications.