Guided by our technology, our responsibilities seem to be endless. We rarely get the chance to put down our devices when we are on call every moment of the day. As college students, many of us take on multiple roles of student, athlete, family member and employee, while still being expected to give each role our entire effort and focus.
Copyright-free image edited by Sarah Broyles
Life is full of loss, but we are called to move on and persevere by leaning on the Lord amidst the pain.
Photo provided by Shelby Wannemuehler
If you have ever called Missouri Baptist University, picked up a package or even passed through the lobby of the Administration Building you have likely caught a glimpse of the contagious joy of university receptionist, Laura Copeland.
Photo by Abby Kassebaum
Laura Copeland stands at her desk in the Administration Building where you can always find her with a smile on her face, greeting students and their parents and comforting newcomers.
At the age of 12, I was told to say goodbye to my mom because of an unthinkable tragedy. I witnessed first hand God working in my life, healing my mom and giving us a second chance.
Photos by Dani Jo Stevenson
Your life can change in an instant, but what we can learn from this is to overcome life’s tragedies and obstacles through the strength of our support system and a hard fight.