Ministry Through Unity

Ministry Through Unity

Student Body Council, led by President Riley Woodfin, plans to spend the 2014-2015 school year unifying the student body around Christ and mobilizing students for service. “We want to see people who are willing—even when it’s not easy—to give what they don’t have to serve other people, recognizing that the most important thing is always [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...]

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...]

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

Measuring a Spiritual Atmosphere

If a spiritual atmosphere on campus is important to you in your college choice, you are not alone. In a fall 2013 MBU parent survey, parents rated the spiritual atmosphere on campus as the top influencer in their choice of Maranatha Baptist University, assigning it 4.8 points out of 5. New students, when surveyed, also [Continue Reading...]

Studying Your Standards

Studying Your Standards

How to develop biblical and balanced convictions By Dr. John Brock Do you wonder why Scripture is sometimes surprisingly silent on certain issues, perhaps in contrast to that list of rules from employers, parents, or school authorities? Maybe you find yourself struggling between the thinking that if it’s not in Scripture, it’s okay, or that [Continue Reading...]

Ministry As We See It

Ministry As We See It

Meet Isabella, a dazzling, energetic, and feisty nine-year-old with a wild imagination and a love for volleyball, Girl Scouts, and friends. But behind her beautiful smile, there is a medically fragile child who has endured more pain and suffering than most people do in a lifetime. At birth, “Bella” was diagnosed with esophageal atresia, three [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...]