• As both candidates for president faced off one final time before the Nov. 8 election, we hoped for civil discourse and discussion of policy. And we got that — for about 20 minutes — before the childish banter returned to the same old accusations we’ve heard for the better part of a year now. Our MBU Timeline bloggers write about these “Faulty Arguments” that are too often being sold — or attempted to be sold — as truth to an electorate that needs to be informed like never before.
  • Missouri Baptist University houses many residents, but this resident brings students and faculty together in a way that makes campus feel more like home.
  • Oral Interpretation of Literature is a small class with big lessons to teach about communication and empathy.
  • MBU staff, students and alumni prepare for the 20th annual The Perk event on Oct. 21. This year’s event will celebrate the last 20 years with music, food and coffee.
  • Every student who experiences chapel hears the work created by one specific Missouri Baptist University employee.
  • Love of music has inspired MBU student Eric Phillips to start a band, A Day At War, with his friends. They will be playing at the Perk 20 this Friday, debuting their first album a week before public release.
  • MBU Timeline Broadcast covers stories, events and announcements from across campus and around St. Louis.


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    When God Says Go

    What is your calling? Do you believe in a higher purpose? In life we all have the option of free will and to do what feels right to us. How will you choose to make a difference?

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    Individual Rights vs. Public Order

    Lately we have seen firsthand the fine line between individual freedoms and public protection, and we have often been reminded of this delicate balance between personal expression and civic order. At MBU, we’re not afraid to talk about this issue in the context of Christian grounding.

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    Thousands of Flags Honor 9-11 Heroes

    If you happen to be driving through Forest Park in the next few days and you notice a sea of red, white and blue on Art Hill, stop and take a minute to recognize those who have given their lives for our country.

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    I am a ...

    Meyers Briggs, DISC and thousands of Buzzfeed personality quizzes have convinced us that we all can fit into a stereotype or box. All of these were designed as theories and thoughts that are often taken as a logical representation of ourselves.

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    Coffee Shop Christianity

    In a world of Instagram posts filled with latte art and leather-bound Bibles, where do Christians take down the filter to see things for how they truly are?


MBU Timeline

After you enjoy the world's best BBQ, Pappy's, swing by the Comm Department tailgate for the world's best gourmet Smore's.

by MBU Timeline

About MBU Timeline


Here are some interesting facts you may not know about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
*The WordPress site has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 1,500 sessions and about 4,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 20 or 30 hits, or as many as 2,000 or 3,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and 130 countries around the world. We have one reader in Zambia.
*Most of our readers are in Missouri, followed by Illinois, California and Texas.
*We do not accept advertising as we are a not-for-profit online newsmagazine.
*Our mission statement is: MBU Timeline is the student news network of Missouri Baptist University, a private Christian university that embraces the essential core value of “social change through service and leadership.”
*The Bible verse that drives our mission is 2 Timothy 2:15 (Worldwide English Version): “Tell the true message in the right way.”
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Contact us at: