Commissional Corner

The Commissional Corner: Ministry Reimagined

This year we experienced the reality of virtual ministry. Although there are still a few kinks to work out, we are thankful for all of the good that God has done in the midst of COVID-19. We asked MAGL professor Dr. Mark Alexander how this particular season has impacted ministry inside and outside of his classroom.

Church

Pandemics and the Church: What does History Teach us?

Plagues, disease, famines, wars, and natural disasters. These are hard realities of living in a fallen world we read about everywhere in the pages of Scripture, but a widespread pandemic is not unknown throughout the history of Christianity. Christians of the past and present inspire us with demonstrations of resilient faith and compassion in the midst of crisis.

Shane Pruitt

Jesus is Truly Better

DBU Patriots welcomed Shane Pruitt as a guest speaker at Chapel. For students, he brought one simple message: Jesus is better.

Shirley and Joyce Porto

Two Sisters from Brazil Sharing One Heart for the Global Oppressed

For current DBU graduate students, Shirley and Joyce Porto, the religious freedoms enjoyed by some are an urgent call to speak out for others around the world without them. Together they are working on campus to inspire students to give voice to the voiceless and make the world a more just place for all.

James Lankford

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford Speaks at Chapel

Oklahoma Senator James Lankford visited Dallas Baptist University on October 2 and delivered a Chapel message that touched a central theme close to the hearts of many DBU students – choosing who to follow.

DBU Night of Worship with Hillsong

DBU Night of Worship with Hillsong

DBU kicked off its fall 2019 semester with a special DBU Night of Worship, led by Aran Puddle, Creative Director of Hillsong College, along with DBU students and other worship leaders from Hillsong.

Professor teaches class

Top 4 Reasons to Choose a Christian University

With the value of higher education being challenged in the media in recent years, not to mention the heavy costs often associated with a private education, what makes pursuing your education as an older adult student at a Christian university a wise choice?

Fred Ndavi

Alumnus Starts Nonprofit to Serve Kenyan Students

DBU Alumnus Fred Ndavi was raised in Kenya in a community that experienced poverty and educational hardships. After earning an MBA in International Business, a degree many in his community have no opportunity to achieve, he went on to be the founder and executive director of Inspire Spaces—an international non-profit organization that focuses on education in Kenya.

A man is standing holding a bible.

DBU Alumnus Experiences a Life of Trials, Tragedy, and Triumph

“The doctor says I have cancer,” Dale Braswell’s father blurted out as they packed up his dorm room in Lange Hall on the Dallas Baptist University campus. Dale’s roommates had just taken a few boxes of out to the car, and in this brief moment alone, Dale’s dad dropped the bombshell. His father’s eyes welled up. “We’re gonna try to figure this thing out,” he said.