Georgia-born, Florida-raised and homeschooled with her five siblings, track athlete Ansley Little from Pacific, Missouri, has the ultimate dream of reaching the Olympic level.
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Ansley Little, a sophomore nursing major from Pacific, Missouri, and award-winning MBU track athlete, found her inspiration and footing on the pavement.
Handel’s “Messiah” is being brought to life tonight in the Chapel by MBU’s Chorale and Choral Society. Dr. Alton Lacy, MBU’s retiring president, will be singing in the combined choir.
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Pictured above is the combined choir rehearsing for the “Messiah” performance with the live orchestra that will be accompanying them tonight in the Chapel.
Erin Roach found herself needing a way to pay for college and an outlet to love on others at Missouri Baptist University. So did this opportunity look like small fellowship groups? College ministry? Church? Actually, it looked a lot like bowling.
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Erin Roach found a sense of belonging at Missouri Baptist University in, of all places, the bowling alley as the Spartans bowling team has become a place she calls home. And her game is not half bad either.
When diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in 2015, psychology professor Dr. Holly Brand had one thing on her mind: Her students. After working extra hours to record lectures in assuring her students’ success, Brand fought cancer for over a year, and she won.
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Teaching her Advanced General Psychology class, Dr. Holly Brand explains the dos and don’ts of interviews. Brand underwent radiation every morning of the fall 2016 semester, followed by a full day of teaching at MBU. The incredible effort won her the respect of her students, and also the university’s Distinguished Faculty Member Award.
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.
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Aaron Lumpkin relaxes in his office and welcomes conversation from all visitors, from students searching their faith to colleagues collaborating on projects.