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Kayla Glyshaw

Kayla Glyshaw

Kayla Glyshaw is a staff journalist for MBU Timeline pursuing a degree in communication studies. She works in the junior high ministry at her church and is on the leadership team for her church’s College Group ministry. In the future she wants to work in either a youth or college ministry. She loves coffee, singing and anything that involves holding a camera or editing video footage.

I am a …

Meyers Briggs, DISC and thousands of Buzzfeed personality quizzes have convinced us that we all can fit into a stereotype or box. All of these were designed as theories and thoughts that are often taken as a logical representation of ourselves.

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Not Conformed … Transformed

Romans 12:2 says: “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will.”


Photo by: Kayla Glyshaw

A Controversial Definition of Marriage

What defines a marriage? A man and a woman? A man and a man? A woman and a woman? The Presbyterian Church has decided to broaden its definition, which has many inside and outside the church disagreeing with a new amendment they say clearly contradicts the Holy Bible.

A Mission Trip only 20 Minutes Away

While many tend to think that a mission trip must be overseas, our mission field is all around us and New City Fellowship Church gives us a chance to spend a day on a mini mission trip working in the city of St. Louis.


Photo by: Kayla Glyshaw


About MBU Timeline


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.