As the latest installment of the “Star Wars” franchise opens Friday, Dec. 16, called “Rogue One,” listen as Chris Conley, a local MBU alumnus who is now serving at Ellisville First Baptist Church, reflects on when the original “Star Wars” was released, how it relates to the Gospel and how a faithful “Star Wars” fan feels about the new “Star Wars” films.
Michael Maasen is a senior at MBU, majoring in worship arts/technology with a broadcast media minor. He has been a member of MBU’s ministry groups, spent time writing, editing and recording for MBU Timeline and has helped to maintain multiple websites (including MBU Timeline this year). Michael is a self-determined music connoisseur and enjoys sound engineering for churches or other live sound events.
"I think if the story is great, then the show will do well." - Jack Feivou #mediatalk2017
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*The WordPress site has been up since late-fall 2013. We average about 1,500 sessions and about 4,000 pageviews per month.
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*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.”
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