On a crisp clear day earlier this fall the new president of Missouri Baptist University was sworn in, but attention was deflected toward a day of service as hundreds of students, faculty and staff members assembled food packages to be shipped to families in Haiti, and bows were tied on Teddy bears to be delivered to children at area hospitals.
Photos by Kara Wolf
Lindsey Peters, MBU student and founder of her own non-profit outreach, called Sharing Smiles, is in fact all smiles as she stands with a table full of Teddy bears that will be delivered to children at area hospitals. MBU students, faculty and staff members gathered at the Perk to help Peters tie bows on the stuffed bears as part of the university’s Day of Service this fall.
Just when you thought Media Talk couldn’t possibly get any stronger, the Communications Department in the Fine Arts Division at Missouri Baptist University is featuring none other than Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, speaking at 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in the Chapel.
Photo illustration by Molly Munoz — Photo courtesy of the Governor’s Office website
Gov. Mike Parson will be the featured speaker at Media Talk, discussing Christian communication and how his faith has informed his approach to taking over the state’s highest office.
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.