Golf Classic 2014

Golf Classic 2014

On May 16, a group of 129 golfers gathered at the Watertown Country Club for what turned out to be yet another win for Maranatha’s Chairman of the Board Dr. Doug Jackson. The annual Maranatha Golf Classic raised over $15,000 for the Watertown Endowment. Board member Jim Heizinga said the Watertown Endowment is important because [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...]

Governor Scott Walker’s Chief of Staff Speaks at MBU Breakfast

Governor Scott Walker’s Chief of Staff Speaks at MBU Breakfast

Maranatha Baptist University hosted its Business Breakfast in the Dining Hall on Wednesday, April 9. The University invites men and women from area businesses to campus four times per school year to hear keynote speakers address topics relevant to the business community. Wednesday’s keynote speaker was Eric Schutt, Chief of Staff for Wisconsin Governor Scott [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Hosts First Nursing Summit

Maranatha Hosts First Nursing Summit

Maranatha Baptist University hosted its first nursing summit, “The Gray Divide: Navigating Ethical Challenges in Nursing” during the weekend of March 14-15, 2014. Keynote speakers, Dr. Jan Milton (Operation Renewed Hope) and Dr. David Gibbs III (President of the National Center for Life and Liberty), joined Maranatha School of Nursing Director, Mrs. Kelly Crum, to [Continue Reading...]

Commencement 2013: Degree Completed, Keep Moving

Commencement 2013: Degree Completed, Keep Moving

See Graduation photo galleries here For many of the students receiving their degrees at the 2013 Maranatha Commencement, the event represented completion. For some, the journey was slightly longer than they expected. For the first time, degree completion students were represented as a group in the ceremony. 20 graduates received a Bachelor of Science, Interdisciplinary [Continue Reading...]

Congressman Sensenbrenner Visits Campus

Congressman Sensenbrenner Visits Campus

U.S. Congressman F. James Sensenbrenner, who represents Wisconsin’s 5th Congressional District, visited the Maranatha campus March 8. Sensenbrenner was accompanied by several members of the college administration as well as student body president Craig Lawson and College Conservatives, Maranatha Chapter president Adam Burton. Sensenbrenner was able to speak briefly with several students as well as [Continue Reading...]

Tax Reform Discussed at Economic Breakfast

Tax Reform Discussed at Economic Breakfast

More than 100 business professionals from Watertown and the surrounding areas gathered at the Maranatha Dining Complex March 1 for breakfast and a meeting featuring keynote speaker Richard Chandler, Wisconsin’s Department of Revenue Secretary. Maranatha proved to be the ideal setting for the 2013 Economic Breakfast. Students went about their breakfast routines quietly and respectfully [Continue Reading...]

The Hiding Place: A Story of God’s Faithfulness

Maranatha will step out of the usual for this year’s spring dramatic production. Director Jeffrey Miller said the perspective provided by The Hiding Place is like nothing the College has done before. “This year’s play is a compelling story with strong, rich text, and punctuated humor throughout; yet it pictures the depth and starkness of [Continue Reading...]

Church Planting Conference Explores Vital Ministry

Church Planting Conference Explores Vital Ministry

Mark Brooks is convinced of the need to train and encourage church planters. “It needs to be an emphasis,” Brooks said. “It needs to be a huge emphasis.” Brooks (’90), pastor of the four-year-old Heritage Baptist Church of Cedarburg, WI, was one of four guest speakers for the first Maranatha Church Planting Conference. The Oct. [Continue Reading...]