Posts Tagged ‘Holly Flieg’

The Greatest Holiday of the Year

In this day and age of Easter being genericized and secularized to little more than a bland springtime holiday that markets Peeps and egg-dying kits, what can we do as Christians at this time of year? Certainly it’s OK to hunt Easter Eggs and dress up in pretty pastels, but how can we maintain a focus on the Cross as we celebrate the death and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ?


Photo by: Colby Duncan — Graphic Illustration by: Steve O’Neal

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.