Azusa Pacific University


Azusa Pacific University is a comprehensive, evangelical, Christian university located 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles, California.

Azusa Pacific University is a leader in the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities committed to excellence in higher education. Offering more than 100 associate’sbachelor’smaster’s, and doctoral programs on campus, online, and at seven regional centers across Southern California, APU continues to be recognized annually as one of America’s Best Colleges by U.S.News & World Report.

Azusa Pacific University and HomeWord

In response to the overwhelming needs of parents and families, Jim Burns founded HomeWord in 1985. In 2009, HomeWord and Azusa Pacific University came together as partners to form The HomeWord Center for Youth and Family. These two strong organizations, with similar values, have bonded together to become even more effective in helping families succeed.

There is an amazing stirring amongst families and leaders today toward building strong marriagesconfident parentsempowered kids and healthy leaders. It’s not that family life is getting easier. Frankly, it’s more complicated than ever before. However, HomeWord is uniquely positioned on the front lines and in the trenches to equip parents and restore families that are under siege.

  • About HomeWord

    HomeWord helps families succeed by creating Biblical resources that build strong marriages, confident parents, empowered kids and healthy leaders. Founded by Jim Burns and supported by Doug Fields, HomeWord and Azusa Pacific University have partnered to form The HomeWord Center for Youth and Family. Learn More »

  • About Azusa Pacific University

    APU is a leading Christian college ranked as one of the nation’s best by U.S. News & World Report and The Princeton Review. Located near Los Angeles in Southern California, APU is a Christian university offering associate’s, bachelor’s, master's, doctoral, and degree completion programs, both on campus and online. Learn More »

  • Contact Information

    • HomeWord
      PO Box 1600
      San Juan Capistrano, CA

    • Send us an email

    • 800-397-9725
      (M-F: 8:30am-5pm PST)