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Circle K International: Live to Serve, Love to Serve

With a common goal of serving the community, MBU students stand together as they serve those in need with a smile through the nationally known organization Circle K International.

Photo by Abby Kassebaum

Members of Missouri Baptist University’s Circle K service organization volunteer at the Haven House this semester. Pictured, top row, left to right are: Joey Link, Kristi Francisco, Braden Pender, Katie Spradling and Emily Schnefke. Front row, left to right, are: Amy Schnefke, Sierra Pettey, Madison Click and Bailey Ruess.

Knowing The Messiah

Handel’s “Messiah” is being brought to life tonight in the Chapel by MBU’s Chorale and Choral Society. Dr. Alton Lacy, MBU’s retiring president, will be singing in the combined choir.

Photo by Matt Williams

Pictured above is the combined choir rehearsing for the “Messiah” performance with the live orchestra that will be accompanying them tonight in the Chapel. 

Walk-on Bowler Finds Community, Support and Ministry

Erin Roach found herself needing a way to pay for college and an outlet to love on others at Missouri Baptist University. So did this opportunity look like small fellowship groups? College ministry? Church? Actually, it looked a lot like bowling.

Photo By Matt Williams

Erin Roach found a sense of belonging at Missouri Baptist University in, of all places, the bowling alley as the Spartans bowling team has become a place she calls home. And her game is not half bad either.

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.

A Hero Without Superpowers

From “wrestling with sin and guilt and shame” to being saved by Christ and serving in Christian ministry, Aaron Lumpkin has settled in comfortably to his role as campus minister at Missouri Baptist University.

Photo by Chris Hodges

Aaron Lumpkin relaxes in his office and welcomes conversation from all visitors, from students searching their faith to colleagues collaborating on projects.

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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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