Posts Tagged ‘Abigail Crain’

Irish I Could Go Back

MBU Student Abigail Crain, senior English major and psychology minor,  describes her experience abroad as she studied in Dublin throughout the spring 2016 semester in hopes her reality will convince people to partake in the opportunity in the future.

12891719_951358524971522_3985524528919402493_o-1Photo by Abigail Crain

There are Coffee Shops, and Then There’s the Perk

Perk coffee shop manager Emily Dixon enjoys working with her family of employees to serve MBU and the surrounding communities delicious coffee in a friendly Christian environment.


Photo by Brittany Gammon

The Perk is a place of comfort and coffee for members of the MBU family, and it is also a family atmosphere for those who work there, according to its manager, Emily Dixon.

A Month in England to Make the Impact of a Lifetime

Seven college students are preparing for a month-long mission trip to Northeast England, and are excited to use their talents to advance the Kingdom of God. From making lattes to making disciples, the team is gearing up for the trip of a lifetime.


Photo by: Abigail Crain

English students huddle together with American university students to pray after hearing their testimonies last summer during MBU’s mission trip to Darlington, England.

Moments in Time: Special Reflections on Spring Break

As students have returned from the annual spring vacation that takes them home or to the beach or to the mountains, many of our MBU Timeline bloggers had an opportunity to recall a special event during the week, perhaps a pivotal conversation or moment to ponder their blessings.


Photo by: Chelsie Bartley

Spring Break Memories

As we head into Spring Break this week, students are traveling to Florida or back home and making new memories, so we asked some of our writers to reflect on some of their favorite Spring Break memories.


Photo by: Jerica Drago


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.