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Posts Tagged ‘God’

Striving to Serve

As of fall 2018, MBU has implemented service days to take place each semester, during which students and staff can partake in service activities while also enjoying free food, yard games and live music.


Photo courtesy of MBU Office of Faith and Service

How a Wild Mustang Opened My Eyes To God’s Sovereignty

I never imagined that God would use a wild mustang to bring me closer to Him, but Outlaw was proof that the Lord works in mysterious ways.

Photo by Carly Stevenson

Working at a children’s ministry in September 2018, senior Dani Jo Stevenson rides bareback on Hero, an American Quarter horse. Stevenson used only a halter to lead Hero in flexion exercises, which she uses with every horse she trains.

The Damage Done By A Broken Home

As a young child, seeing your parents split up never really hits you until you get older and you realize all the damage it has done to you, but as time goes along you learn to accept that you can’t fix a broken home.

Photo by Ben Randolph — Graphic illustration by Austin Worrell

The effects of growing up in a divorced household are eternal. Despite the scars of witnessing her parents’ divorce at 6 years old, junior Alexia Duncan has learned to move forward in accepting that God is ultimately in control, and He is with us through every battle.

A Crossing in My Life

Esther Wysong, a recent graduate of Missouri Baptist University, shares about an event in her past which drastically changed her life. “It caused me to cling to my faith in God and learn to trust Him with my future, no matter what it might hold, as He changed my story from one of hurt, pain and brokenness to one of hope, forgiveness and joyfulness.”


All photos courtesy of Esther Wysong

A railroad track crossing along State Route 37 in rural Southern Illinois, where you never know how smooth or bumpy the crossings will be if you’ve never gone over them before.

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