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Ministry as a Lifestyle

After 25 years of ministry, Terri Adams unexpectedly found herself fulfilling her desire to help guide youth with her position at MBU, while also providing new opportunities for her family.

Photo by Ben Randolph

Terri Adams sitting in her office in the Dale Williams Fine Arts Center, where students always know there is an open door and a familiar face welcoming them with a smile.

Not Your Average Volleyball Game

Why watch a game when you can be a part of one? That is a question posed by a group of students as they came together to work to increase attendance at a volleyball game this spring.

Photo by Michael Klussman

Emily Brown (left) and Krista Tyson (right) participate in a “halftime” game at the MBU men’s volleyball home game on March 27, 2018, against Ottawa University.

As We Leave Behind the “College Kid”

The traditional four-year college experience is not only valuable for learning liberal arts and topics within a student’s particular major, but it’s a time of growth, from teen-ager with a fallback safety net to adult walking the tightrope of life without a net. And it’s a wonderful time to grow, and to learn.

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Left to right, Abigail Scanio, fiance and fellow graduate, Matt Williams, and Jill Burroughs enjoy Missouri Baptist University’s annual tradition of the Senior Walk, during which well-wishers applaud and cheer graduates as they walk to Chapel this week.

More Than a Little Running

Georgia-born, Florida-raised and homeschooled with her five siblings, track athlete Ansley Little from Pacific, Missouri, has the ultimate dream of reaching the Olympic level.

Photo by Abigail Scanio

Ansley Little, a sophomore nursing major from Pacific, Missouri, and award-winning MBU track athlete, found her inspiration and footing on the pavement.

A Distinguished Display of Humility

When diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2015, psychology professor Dr. Holly Brand had one thing on her mind: Her students. After working extra hours to record lectures in assuring her students’ success, Brand fought cancer for over a year, and she won. 

Photo by Ben Randolph

Teaching her Advanced General Psychology class, Dr. Holly Brand explains the dos and don’ts of interviews. Brand underwent radiation every morning of the fall 2016 semester, followed by a full day of teaching at MBU. The incredible effort won her the respect of her students, and also the university’s Distinguished Faculty Member Award.

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About MBU Timeline

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
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: mbutimeline@mobap.edu.

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