• This unique coffeehouse began as a dream, turned into a vision and is now thriving in the heart of Tower Grove.
  • An aspiring MBU sophomore hopes of her future role in military leadership.
  • Sugarfire BBQ and Bailey’s Range have sat atop the best burger list in STL for some time, but 5 Star Burgers is slowly climbing its way up the ranks in the Gateway City.
  • Know that your source is credible before sharing news. The results in not doing so may have a lasting effect on all of us.
  • BLOG PART 3: On Oct. 1, 58 people were killed and 500 people were injured at a country music concert in Las Vegas. Then, just over a month later, Nov. 5, Devin Patrick Kelley opened fire on attendees at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas. For our MBU Timeline writers, a question to reflect on and blog about is: Are we ever safe anymore?
  • Being a career musician is certainly difficult, and MBU senior Eric Phillips is hoping to make that dream work. Building upon a new sound and new people, his latest project, STEEPLES, is poised for a fresh run in the St. Louis music scene.
  • It’s that time of year again for festive decorations and glowing lights distracting you as you drive down the streets. I’ve driven all around St. Louis in search of some of the best Christmas lights around, and this is what I’ve found.
  • MBU Timeline Broadcast covers stories, events and announcements from across campus and around St. Louis.


  • One-Of-A-Kind Coffeehouse in South City

    Mokabe's Coffeehouse, at 3606 Arsenal St. in South St. Louis, is about so much more than just coffee and snacks. Owner Mo Costello sees her shop as somewhat of a refuge for some, a meeting place for activists, a welcoming place for all.

  • Behind the Barista

    As the aroma of coffee grounds fills the air at thePerk, a student barista dreams of her future. Anna Hughes hopes to one day open a coffee shop that will serve not only coffee but the Gospel.

  • Extremism or Advocacy?

    In this second of a blog series, students in the Communications Department’s Basic Reporting and Writing for Journalism class were asked to evaluate recent commentary concerning the balance between First Amendment rights and protecting our human sensitivities.


About MBU Timeline


Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student news network of Missouri Baptist University.
*The WordPress site has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 3,000 sessions and about 5,000 pageviews per month.
*Our stories and galleries get as few as 40 or 50 hits, or as many as 8,000 hits.
*We have readers in every state and 93 countries around the world. We have several readers in Brazil, the United Kingdom, India and Australia.
*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: