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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.

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A Miraculous Journey

Wilame and Erica, after much prayer and counsel, left the comfort of their home and profitable jobs as a banker and lawyer in order to pursue the Lord. They took a leap of faith, trusting God would provide, and moved from Sao Paulo, Brazil to Dallas, Texas

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Faculty Friday: Dr. Jodi Grimes

Dr. Jodi Grimes passionately serves in a variety of roles on campus. As an English professor, an academic advisor, and a co-sponsor for programs like Sigma Tau Delta, the International English Honor Society, and DOXA Literary Circle, she invests both time and energy into each area of service.

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An Act of Faith: DBU Alumna Donates Kidney

The diagnosis looked grim. Although Patricia had battled cancer and won, a new problem emerged-kidney failure. For two years she spent her mornings, driving to her dialysis clinic, sitting through the process, and knowing that in a couple of days it would start all over again, four hours at a time.

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We Were, We Are, We Will Be

Birthed in the midst of the Harlem Renaissance, a period of unparalleled development in African American art, music, literature, theater, and politics, Negro History Week (which later became Black History Month) was founded in February 1926 by Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the second African American to receive a Ph.D. in history from Harvard University. Woodson wholeheartedly believed that the immersive study of black history and culture would be the path to racial uplift and progress.

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Senior Studies Abroad in Uganda

From the beginning of January to the middle of May 2018, DBU senior Katie Evenson studied abroad in Uganda, attending Uganda Christian University in a town called Mukono. For Evenson, this opportunity to learn in another country was something that has been on her heart for a long time.

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Rising to the Call of Christ

Dr. King challenges us to recognize that it is not about what will happen to each of us, but rather, what will happen to others if we fail to respond to God’s call.

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Shane & Shane, Phil Wickham Perform in Pilgrim Chapel

As a part of their 2018 Christmas Tour, Shane & Shane performed at Dallas Baptist University in the Pilgrim Chapel, alongside Phil Wickham. The DBU community gathered together for the concert and enjoyed a night full of worship and Christmas songs, kicking off the start of the Christmas season.

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Faith and Provision Full Circle

Current DBU student Ranjita Kumar grew up in an Indian orphanage. Her biological family practiced Hinduism, and she herself was a professing atheist. At the young age of seven, her biological mother placed her in a Christian orphanage.