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Spreading God’s Love and Sharing Smiles

MBU’s Inaugural Day of Service on Tuesday, Oct. 16, will give students the opportunity to serve with MBU student Lindsey Peters and her charity, Sharing Smiles, to make stuffed bears to brighten the days of children in hospitals.

Photos courtesy of Sharing Smiles

Community members stand with Lindsey Peters (center) at a Sharing Smiles community day at St. Dominic High School in O’Fallon, Missouri, showing off the colorful bears they just created.

Setting the Bar for Success

The Spartan women’s volleyball team has had a large amount of success since the 2005 season, as they have become a pillar of consistency at Missouri Baptist University.


Photos courtesy of University Communications

The Missouri Baptist University women’s volleyball team stands for the singing of the national anthem before their season home opener. The Spartans are currently enjoying a 14-game winning streak.

Searching for Empathy in a Child

A child wants to please their parents until they become a teenager, then the parents try to please their child, all because of the fear that one day they may leave.

Photo by Chaney Archive

Trevor Chaney, at 4 years old, sits in the backseat as he gets dropped off at his grandparents’ house. His early life was a series of dropoffs, mainly between parents, but now he has found solid and healthy footing.

It’s About Loving the City, Loving its People

It is the wealthiest county per capita in the entire state of Missouri, yet St. Charles is far from insulated from the poverty and struggles faced by any other county or city in the region, and that’s where We Love St. Charles steps in to help.

Photo courtesy of We Love St. Charles

Hundreds of Jefferson Intermediate students take a break from class to participate in games, bounce houses and activities. We Love St. Charles hosted their annual event at the school.

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DID YOU KNOW?
   
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.
   
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