Co-founders of OurCalling Pastor Wayne Walker and Carolyn Walker with Desi Henk and President Adam Wright on DBU's campus in Dallas

DBU Honors OurCalling at the 17th Annual Community Partner Appreciation Luncheon

DBU hosted this special luncheon to honor the many ministries in the DFW area that we partner with and serve alongside. OurCalling was named this year's Community Partner of the Year

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Commissional Corner: Spring Graduates

Check out this month's Commissional Corner from the Master of Arts in Global Leadership program featuring a few of our spring graduates!

Dr. Mary Nelson and Dr. Gary Cook debuting the new book "Miracles on University Hill" in the Great Hall on the DBU campus in Dallas

Dr. Mary Nelson and Dr. Gary Cook Debut New Book: "Miracles on University Hill"

DBU Chancellor Dr. Gary Cook and Dr. Mary Nelson collaborated to author a book chronicling the history of DBU during Dr. Cook's time as President.

DBU alumna Reese Jay Manning at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Frisco, Texas

Pursuing Her Passion: Meet Alumna Reese Jay Manning

Reese found her passion for marketing during her time at DBU. After graduating, she dove head-first into the industry and has since followed every opportunity the Lord has provided.

DBU students Emma Sumlin and Jonathan Collins with their lead actors in Timeless, their student film

DBU Students Co-directing a Film

DBU Students Emma Sumlin and Jonathan Collins are shooting a film called Timeless, a love story set in World War II.

DBU student Luke Brooker, recipient of the Sumners Foundation Scholarship

DBU Student Luke Brooker Awarded Hatton W. Sumners Scholarship

Luke Brooker was awarded $30,000 from the Sumners Foundation because of his passion for civic engagement, academic excellence, and passion for our country.

Statue of Prayer on the DBU campus in Dallas

DBU Celebrates National Day of Prayer

The DBU Prayer Ministry hosted the annual National Day of Prayer Breakfast on May 2. DBU Faculty and Staff gathered together to pray for our campus, our leaders, and our country.

Dr. Joshua Longmire on the DBU campus in Dallas.

Introducing Dr. Joshua Longmire, Assistant Professor of Leadership and Director of the M.A. in Leadership and M.A. in International Relations

Dr. Joshua Longmire joined the DBU Family last year. He serves as Assistant Professor of Leadership and the Director of the M.A. in Leadership and M.A. in International Relations. The Lord graciously led Dr. Longmire to DBU to equip the next generation of leaders.

DBU Graduates during Spring Commencement in the Pilgrim Chapel on the DBU Campus

DBU Celebrates Over 500 New Graduates at Spring Commencement Services

DBU welcomed over 500 new undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral graduates into the DBU Alumni Family this year’s spring commencement on Thursday, May 9, and Friday, May 10. There are now over 41,000 graduates worldwide who exemplify Christ and servant leadership in their careers.

The washing feet statue on the DBU campus

Commissional Corner May 2024: NYC Church Planting

Read how the Lord worked through the M.A. in Global Leadership students during their trip to New York City.

The Mahler building on the DBU campus in Dallas, Texas

Counseling Connections: Managing Stress & Alumni Spotlight

Dr. Dana Wicker of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling program shares a few counseling tips and shares an update from DBU Alumna Kathy Turner.

Headshot of Dr. Cicely Jefferson, Dean of the College of Business at Dallas Baptist University

Dr. Cicely Jefferson Named Dean, DBU College of Business

DBU announced that Dr. Cicely S. Jefferson has been named Dean of the College of Business. Dr. Jefferson brings extensive experience and vision to her new position as dean, and she will enhance DBU’s longstanding commitment to upholding the highest regard for academic scholarship while challenging students to apply faith and biblical values in the marketplace.

Dr. Russell Moore speaking in Ford Village at the DBU campus.

Dr. Russell Moore Speaks at the 2nd Baptist Distinctives Lecture Series

Editor-in-Chief of Christianity Today, Russell Moore, spoke to the DBU Family on the importance of adhering to God's values amidst our fallen world.

Raymond Harris speaks to a group of people at the Christian Leadership Summit on the DBU campus

The Gary Cook School of Leadership Hosts Christian Leadership Summit

Christian leaders around DFW gathered on the DBU campus to learn from prolific leaders about equipping and developing the next generation of leaders.

DBU Patriettes and Spirit celebrating after winning their fourth consecutive national championship

The Patriots Bring Home Multiple Championship Titles this Spring

It's a fourpeat! For the fourth year in a row, DBU Cheer and Patriettes traveled to Daytona to defend their title and brought home the gold again. Also, DBU Men's and Women's Golf both won the Lone Star Conference Tournament.

Tebow Group CEO Tommy Martin speaking at The Lion's Den DFW on the DBU campus

DBU Hosts 9th Annual Lion's Den DFW Conference

For nine years, The Lion's Den DFW has been a hub for Kingdom-minded entrepreneurs to come together and share how the Lord is working through them. This year's keynote address featured Tommy Martin, CEO of the Tim Tebow Group.

DBU alumnus Andru Gilbert, Assistant Superintendent for Administration for Denison ISD

Answering the Call to Education: DBU Alumnus Dr. Andru Gilbert

Andru serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Administration for Denison ISD. His passion for educating the next generation motivates Andru as he follows the Lord's path for his career.

DBU Marketing students at the National College Digital Marketing Championship at Baylor University in Waco, Texas

DBU Places Second in the National Collegiate Digital Marketing Championship

Professor Sandra Crawford Williamson and Dr. Kyle Allison coached a group of DBU marketing students to compete in the National Digital Marketing Championship.

Officials from Baylor University and Dallas Baptist University signing the agreement on Baylor's campus in Waco

Dallas Baptist University and Baylor University Announce Engineering Program Enrollment Agreement

Officials from Dallas Baptist University and Baylor University announced the creation of the program that will expand engineering education opportunities at Baylor for DBU students.

Susie Cassel receiving the award for Staff Member of the Year from DBU President Dr. Adam C. Wright in the Hillcrest Great Hall on the DBU Campus

Susie Cassel Named 2024 DBU Staff Member of the Year

Susie Cassel, Director of International Student Services, was named DBU Staff Member of the Year at the annual Staff Appreciation Luncheon.

DBU Volleyball and Women's Soccer Student-athletes serving in Costa Rica over Spring Break

Global Sports Mission Initiative: DBU Women's Soccer and Volleyball Serve in Costa Rica

DBU Students traveled the globe during spring break to New York City, Washington D.C., and Costa Rica. DBU's Women's Soccer and Volleyball teams served with the Costa Rica Soccer ministry and shared the Gospel throughout their trip.

DBU STUNT wins the championship at the Lone Star Conference Tournament

DBU STUNT Wins the LSC Championship

During the team's first season as an NCAA program, DBU STUNT claimed victory at the inaugural Lone Star Conference Tournament. Next stop: Nationals!

DBU education student teaching in a classroom on the DBU campus in Dallas

DBU College of Education Receives New Accreditation

The DBU College of Education recently received accreditation from the Association for Advancing Quality Educator Preparation.

Dr. Stephen Gaukroger speaking in the Great Hall on the DBU campus in Dallas

Dr. Stephen Gaukroger Speaks at the Latest Gallup Lecture Series

Dr. Stephen Gaukroger addressed DBU students in chapel and DBU faculty and staff during a special luncheon where he spoke about the future of the church.

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Meet DBU's Newest Professor of Accounting, Grace Paterson

Professor Grace Paterson joined the DBU Family this past fall, and she shares her passion for equipping students academically, professionally, and spiritually.

Tish Harrison Warren Speaking in the Great Hall on the DBU campus in Dallas

DBU Hosts Tish Harrison Warren for Veritas Lecture Series

Prolific author Tish Harrison Warren spoke to the DBU Family about the topics discussed in her best-selling book, Liturgy of the Ordinary: Sacred Practices in Everyday Life.

Trudy Cathy White from Chick-fil-A speaking in chapel on the DBU campus in Dallas

DBU Hosts Daughter of Chick-fil-A Founder, Trudy Cathy White

Daughter of Chick-fil-A founder Trudy Cathy White addressed DBU students in chapel. She shared her story of being the youngest franchise owner in company history and how the Lord has utilized her and her family to further the Kingdom.

Kimberley Montgomery, DBU Counseling Alumna with her family in Dallas, Texas

Meet Kimberley Montgomery, DBU Master of Arts in Counseling Alumna

Kimberley Montgomery graduated from DBU with her M.A. in Counseling and has a passion for serving those who suffer from trauma, child abuse, and sexual abuse.

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Ministry Leadership Matters

The monthly newsletter for the Master of Arts in Education Ministry Leadership features a highlight on the program director and a student.

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Commissional Corner: Evangelical Missiological Society

Students in the MAGL program, consider joining the Evangelical Missiological Society to use your talents to further the Kingdom around the world.

Dr. David Coffey speaking at the Nexus Conference in Dallas on the DBU campus

Dr. David Coffey Headlines Inaugural Nexus Ministry Leadership Conference

The Inaugural Nexus Ministry Leadership Conference was filled with practical insights, inspiring stories, and learning opportunities from ministry leaders who explored what it means to "Lead like Jesus."

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Meet Dr. Dana Wicker, Director of the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling Program

Dr. Dana Wicker shares her story of how the Lord developed a passion for ministering to people through the world of counseling.

Brent Leatherwood speaking in Dallas at DBU in the Great Hall

Veritas Lecture Series Hosts Brent Leatherwood

Brent Leatherwood, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission, headlined Veritas in February. He challenged the audience to invest in our communities and have Jesus at the center.

Bertrain Bailey reciting I have a dream speech by MLK at chapel in Dallas

Reverend Bertrain Bailey Recites Famous MLK Speech in Chapel

Reverend Bertrain Bailey addressed DBU students during Chapel and recited the famous "I Have a Dream" speech originally delivered by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

DBU President Adam Wright meets with Dr. Siniy from Tavriski Christian Institute in Ukraine

DBU Hosts President of Tavriski Christian Institute

Dr. Wright spoke with Dr. Siniy about the devastation the Russian invasion caused to the church community in Ukraine and shared a few ways in which the DBU Family can help.

DBC Alumni Super Bowl friends standing outside

Dallas Baptist College Alumni Share Their Super Bowl Tradition

Meet Kevin, Craig, Richard, David and Les. They met during their time at DBC in the 1970's and remain close friends to this day. They reunite every year to watch the Super Bowl together.

DBU broadcast alumni at the Super Bowl

DBU Broadcast Alumnus Brandon Matula Takes On Super Bowl LVIII

Brandon Matula graduated from the broadcast program in 2022 and had the amazing opportunity to work at this year's Super Bowl.

Texas Ranger Nathaniel Lowe at DBU

World Series Champion Nathaniel Lowe Speaks at 32nd Annual Baseball Banquet

Texas Ranger Nathaniel Lowe shared his story during his appearance at the Annual Baseball Banquet.

Dr. Jeremiah Johnston standing with Dr. Adam C. Wright

Dr. Jeremiah Johnston Named Senior Fellow for Christian Origins at the IGE

Dr. Jeremiah Johnston will serve the IGE by editing an academic journal, expanding the reach of DBU, and engaging with students by teaching classes and speaking in chapel services.

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Teacher as a Servant: Servant Leadership in the Classroom

Dr. Joshua Longmire shows how to be a servant leader inside the classroom.

Christian family with college student

Integrating Faith into the Medical Field: DBU Alumna Chloe Harris

DBU Alumna Chloe Harris is currently attending medical school and plans to integrate the joy of the Lord into the medical field.

nation hall building at DBU during the summer time

Counseling Connections: February 2024

Learn what the Master of Arts in Christian Counseling Program is up to this month!

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Assistant Professor of Business Bob Reader Joins the DBU Family

Bob Reader joins the College of Business and brings a deep passion for integrating the Word of God into the world of business.

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DBU Announces New Associate of Engineering Partnership with Baylor University

DBU is thrilled to announce the new Associate of Engineering partnership with Baylor University.

servant leadership statue outside of Blackaby Hall in Dallas, Texas

Commissional Corner: Attending Cross Con24

The February 2024 Edition of the Commissional Corner Newsletter from the Master of Arts in Global Leadership program at DBU.

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Theology Matters: The Newsletter of DBU's Master of Arts in Theological Studies Program

Introducing Tina Braswell, Program Assistant, and Madison Miller, Student Worker.

Mrs. Sheila Cook

DBU In Mourning After Loss of Former First Lady Sheila Cook

DBU mourns the loss of Sheila Cook, wife of former DBU President Dr. Gary Cook, and cherished friend and mentor to so many members of the DBU Family and beyond. She passed after a brief illness on the morning of Saturday, January 27, surrounded by family.

joshua brown

DBU's Assistant Professor of Music and Director of Choral Activities: Dr. Joshua Brown

Dr. Joshua Brown joins the DBU Faculty with a commitment to teaching students how to hone their musical talents with excellence and bring honor to the Lord and Giver of music.

David Reyes standing next to CEO of Southwest Airlines, Bob Jordan

Developing Leaders at Southwest Airlines: DBU Alum Dr. David Reyes

After just eight months at the organization, Dr. Reyes accepted the challenge of a new role in managing the Enterprise Leadership Delivery Team at Southwest Airlines.

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Food for Needy Families: DBU Alumna Sara Kenefake is New Executive Director of Good Samaritans of Garland

At the beginning of this new year, Sara received the honor to step in as the next Executive Director of Good Samaritans of Garland food pantry.