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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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The Great Commission for the Rest of Us

Pastors and mission organization spokespersons often quote Jesus’ final words to his disciples in Matthew 28 as a challenge to those called by God to serve him in a foreign land as vocational missionaries. A person’s final words before departing carry significant weight and Jesus’ final words to his disciples are no different.

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From the Bookshelves of DBU Leadership

Have you ever wondered what our DBU leadership team is reading in their spare time? Take a peek into their current reading lists with a few of their favorite book picks!

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Click Nation

Miley isn’t the only one coming in like a wrecking ball. Today, we live and move in an internet world where one savage destroys another snowflake, the ghost of Hitler looms in the other person’s position, animals play instruments, and the most amazing thing you will ever see comes at you three times a day, every day.

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To Bring, Or Not To Bring, That is the Question

We are just a few weeks away from SWAT and the beginning of your time at DBU, which begs the question, what do I bring? Every year, hundreds of new students pile onto the campus with cars filled to the brim with stuff, some of which is necessary and some just isn’t.

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Where and When to Study

One of the most important things an incoming student might benefit from knowing is where and how to study. We know that amidst all your social activities and time spent with friends, you will also be studying hard, so here are some of the best study locations at DBU.

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Grounded, Surrounded, and Astounded

Sixteen years ago, I stood in your shoes. It was the summer awaiting my first semester at DBU. I ran the full gamut of emotions—excited about exercising my own independence, anxious regarding making new friends, fearful about whether or not I could pass my classes (and pay my bills!), overwhelmed in the layout of the campus and location of buildings, and the list goes on.

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Campus Life

Staying on top of school work in college is an absolute essential. Along with that, having a healthy student life away from your work is equally as important in your journey as a student. Below is a list of four important things to remember about student life, including commentary by the Director of Student Life, David Reyes.

What you should know going into your first year of college

Words of Wisdom

Starting college can create a range of emotions, from excited to scared, and everything in between. In order to have the best first year possible, we asked some students what they wish they would have known going into their first year at DBU!