MBU Spanish Chapel Challenges Skills, Prepares for Service

MBU Spanish Chapel Challenges Skills, Prepares for Service

“Always start something, continue it, and finish it—this is what it means to grow.” A recent Spanish chapel hosted special speaker Pastor Alfredo Olivares. Originally from Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Pastor Olivares now serves as the Spanish pastor of Grace Baptist Church in Madison, Wisconsin. He noted that “there is not an experience so beautiful” as [Continue Reading...]

MBU Graduates Exhorted to “Stay on the Right Side of History”

MBU Graduates Exhorted to “Stay on the Right Side of History”

On a beautiful sunny day in Watertown, WI, 161 Maranatha Baptist University and 6 Maranatha Baptist Seminary graduates received their diplomas, eager to close one chapter in their lives and begin the next. Amidst the pageantry and excitement of the 2014 Commencement Exercises, graduates were exhorted by those who have led by example in word [Continue Reading...]

An Exam System That Works for Students

An Exam System That Works for Students

Final examinations are probably the single most important learning activity in a semester. A final exam presents an opportunity to consolidate a semester’s worth of activities into a cohesive summation of demonstrated student performance related to content, skills, or values. Yet the system used is often rigid, inequitable, and inefficient. Most of the time, a [Continue Reading...]

Music to the Glory of God

Music to the Glory of God

Artist Series guest, classical guitarist Gabriel Rodriguez, has been enjoying his time on campus, interacting with students and sharing highlights of his beautiful music in the Dining Complex. Students invited Mr. Rodriguez to present his philosophy of music in Spanish chapel, a weekly chapel initiated by Spanish Professor Dr. Manuel Morales to challenge students to [Continue Reading...]

The FAQs Behind the Announcement

The FAQs Behind the Announcement

FAQs | MARANATHA BAPTIST UNIVERSITY What will the Institution be known as officially? Maranatha Baptist University When will the name change from Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University become official? The name change was officially recognized by the State of Wisconsin on November 11, 2013, following approval by Maranatha’s Board of Trustees. The [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Maranatha Baptist Bible College Becomes Maranatha Baptist University

Name Change Reflects the Institution’s Mission and Christ-Centered Liberal Arts Education WATERTOWN, WI, December 13, 2013—A three-year strategic initiative to “make the message plain” has culminated in the official name change of Maranatha Baptist Bible College to Maranatha Baptist University. “For over 40 years, we have defined ourselves as a comprehensive, co-educational, Baptist Bible college,” [Continue Reading...]

Design Shown at Creation Conference

Design Shown at Creation Conference

Molecular genetics, common ancestry, and endogenous retroviruses probably aren’t a part of your ordinary conversation. However, for several Maranatha students and faculty members, they presented an extraordinary opportunity. Maranatha science faculty member Dr. Ying Liu’s Molecular Genetics Research class has only been offered three times since 2008, with only a handful of students participating. However, [Continue Reading...]

Christian vs. Secular College

Christian vs. Secular College

Bill exhaled a small sigh of relief as he dropped the yellow legal pad onto the kitchen table. After hours of adding, subtracting, budgeting, and projecting, he had obtained clear-cut numerical evidence that his daughter Kelly would be attending State University in the fall. It was a less expensive option than the Christian college four [Continue Reading...]