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...]

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...]

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Bridge to Campus: Accessible, Affordable Education

Maranatha keeps moving forward! The launch of Bridge to Campus is another giant step in our mission of developing leaders for worldwide local church ministry. The Bridge to Campus program provides a fantastic first-year experience, utilizing the latest in videoconferencing technology to allow students to attend Maranatha classes at sites closer to home. Each site [Continue Reading...]

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Maranatha Online’s Degree Completion Program

Download the PDF version here After her second daughter was born in July, 2009, Beth Holmes decided it was time to finish what she had started back in 1997—her college degree. A few months later, Holmes applied to a local community college in hope of earning an associate’s degree. Holmes then came across a roadblock. [Continue Reading...]

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Time to (Finally) Finish College

Ten years and four children after her last class at Maranatha, Shera O’Neal was still determined to finish college someday. “I knew it would be hard, but I never gave it (not finishing) a thought,” O’Neal said. The 30-year-old mom/substitute teacher/tutor/volleyball coach/bookkeeper from Dallas will soon have several full-time career options available to her, thanks [Continue Reading...]

Lead More Skillfully: MA in Church Music

Lead More Skillfully: MA in Church Music

Carl Conrad wanted to learn more about the Lord as well as music. “I needed more theology to prepare me for future ministry,” said Conrad, a 2011 Maranatha graduate who will enroll this fall in Maranatha Baptist Seminary’s new Master of Arts in Church Music degree program. “I am thankful that the Lord led me [Continue Reading...]

Ten Students Earn Microsoft Certification

Ten Students Earn Microsoft Certification

Ten Maranatha students earned Microsoft Office Specialist certification by completing testing at the end of the second semester. Maranatha is a certified testing center for Certiport, which administers Microsoft testing. Any student is eligible for the testing, although most have completed a Microsoft computer course at Maranatha during the previous semester. The tests require students [Continue Reading...]

Nursing Department Adds “Kid Kasey,” “Baby Micah”

Nursing Department Adds “Kid Kasey,” “Baby Micah”

Maranatha nursing students may be surprised this fall to meet a small family living in the Dining Complex’s bottom floor. Pediatric and infant simulators affectionately nicknamed “Kid Kasey” and “Baby Micah” have joined adult medical simulator “Hal” in the Nursing Department’s educational family. The newest medical mannequins arrived in mid-May. “Hal,” in his mock hospital [Continue Reading...]