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  • For the first time in the school's history, Missouri Baptist University hosts a church geared toward college students, called College Park Church, which began meeting weekly on campus Aug. 23, 2020, and this summer approaches its one-year anniversary.
  • MBU staff members have an undercover influencer on their hands, with over 252,000 followers on Instagram. Do you know who she is?
  • A new student-led ministry called Grounded formed this semester, which focuses on how MBU students can root themselves in the love of Christ and share the Gospel with the MBU community. Meeting each Friday night, the ministry challenges students to represent Christ regardless of their situations in life.
  • Whenever a university is able to combine strong nationally renowned scholarly research with Christian faith and fellowship, topped off with a delicious meal, you have a fantastic day.
  • Interested in learning more about different cultures while expanding your friend group? Come to CFA 211 at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 20, to learn more about the International Mentor Program.
  • The COVID pandemic has not only affected our schools, but non-profit organizations as well. Boys Hope Girls Hope of St. Louis is a local non-profit that has risen above the challenge to help continue giving opportunities to children who would normally be left behind.
  • The Office of Career Development at MBU provides resources and opportunities to help students successfully transition from the college experience to an internship or career in their desired field in order to better serve the community.
  • From the first time being up in the plane, Emmi Windes knew she didn’t want to come down to Earth. Taking the steps to become a pilot is difficult and challenging, but this high-flying MBU student is ready to take to the sky.
  • After prematurely closing in spring 2020, schools were back in session in the fall, but many were missing a familiar component of classrooms: student teachers and observers. As individual school districts decide whether or not to allow outside individuals into their buildings, the MBU School of Education is working through the challenges coronavirus has presented to their students to give them the in-person experience they need.
  • MBU Timeline Broadcast covers stories, events and announcements from across campus and around St. Louis.

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

  • Building Confidence and a Winning Team During a Pandemic

    The women’s volleyball team at Missouri Baptist University has used this season during COVID-19 to grow as a team and as individuals. Led by Coach Chris Nichols, the team quickly approaches competing in the postseason as one of the best teams in the nation.

  • Seeking Christ Amidst Chaos

    Let’s face it, 2020 and the first few months of 2021 have been nothing short of chaotic. Between a worldwide pandemic, civil issues resurfacing and natural disasters taking control of every corner of the globe, it can be extremely challenging to find moments of peace.
  • MBU Women’s Basketball Slam Dunks Successful Season

    After a long string of tough seasons that didn’t end how the Spartans wanted, the MBU women’s basketball team achieved heights of success it hasn’t experienced in over 10 years and broke recorded program history as COVID-19 loomed ominously over the year.
  • Trial by Seventh-Grader

    One of the most frightening times of my life was when I found out that I would be in charge of the conduct, schedule and safety of a group of seventh-grade boys at a church ministry’s summer camp, but looking back on it, I wouldn’t change a thing.
  • Is the Death Penalty Fair?

    The death penalty has been a sensitive topic in the U.S. for many years. Although 28 states still allow the death penalty, more states have continued to abolish it. In 2021, are there still reasons to be in favor of the death penalty?

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About MBU Timeline

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
Here are some interesting facts about MBU Timeline, the student newsmagazine of Missouri Baptist University, in St. Louis:
   
*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.”
   
*The WordPress website 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 more than 90 countries around the world. We have several readers in South America, 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.
   
*We welcome contributors from all walks of MBU life, regardless of your major. Reach out to us on Twitter at: @mbutimeline.