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Hannibal – Gospel singer Lynda Randle appreciates the mission of Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU), having benefitted from Christian schools herself. However, Randle, the keynote speaker/singer at the 72nd annual HLGU Booster Banquet Nov. 22 learned some...

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Tim Sweetman/MBTS KANSAS CITY (BP) – More than 1,200 students, faculty and guests packed Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s chapel to be taught by an internationally-known pastor and teacher during the inaugural Charles H. Spurgeon Lectures on...

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BOLIVAR – Southwest Baptist University (SBU) computer science students recently competed in a programming competition in Fayetteville, Ark. SBU’s A team finished in second place at the local site, claiming a top 20-spot in the entire...

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Tim Sweetman/MBTS communications KANSAS CITY – During the fall meeting at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary on Oct. 21, the Board of Trustees elected a new dean of Midwestern Baptist College, celebrated a record fall enrollment, and...

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BOLIVAR – Southwest Baptist University (SBU) received an “A” rating, based on general education course requirements, in the 2013-2014 edition of “What Will They Learn?” The report was released Oct. 23 by the American Council of...

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BOLIVAR – The Southwest Baptist University (SBU) board of trustees met Oct. 15 and approved a recommendation by university president C. Pat Taylor to install Rodney Reeves, professor of biblical studies and dean of the...

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Jefferson City – Windermere Baptist Conference Center has filed a new lawsuit against the Missouri Baptist Convention and 32 MBC leaders, including its newspaper editor and one of its attorneys. The lawsuit was filed Oct....

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HANNIBAL – Trustees for Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) approved plans for a new science building and approved four new “core principals” for the school during their second meeting Oct. 17-18. The former science building on campus...

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Hannibal – Hannibal-LaGrange is pleased to announce that once again this year they are experiencing a strong student enrollment. An increase has occurred in both the residential student populations and the overall student enrollment. Students...

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by staff HANNIBAL —If you passed by the gates of Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) on Aug. 22, most likely you witnessed the arrival of many of the newest editions to the 1,200 students enrolled. The school’s...

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BOLIVAR — Southwest Baptist University has chosen six students to serve as new ambassadors for the 2013-2014 academic year. SBU Ambassadors is a group of 15 students who are the official student representatives of SBU...

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HANNIBAL — Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) is happy to announce that ticket sales are now open for the 72nd annual Booster Banquet featuring Dove Award Winner and Gospel Singer Lynda Randle to be held Nov. 22....

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BOLIVAR – Southwest Baptist University (SBU), along with Missouri State University, Ozarks Technical College, Drury University and Evangel University, is partnering for a joint community service project, “Stomp Out Hunger: All collegiate shoe drive.” The...

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KANSAS CITY – Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has launched Midwestern Women’s Institute, a program to prepare women with biblical training, encouraging fellowship and practical learning as they serve their families and churches in fulfilling the...

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KANSAS CITY (BP) – One of the catalysts of the Conservative Resurgence – the Elliott controversy – was examined by three Southern Baptist historians in a panel discussion Sept. 10 at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary....

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ST. LOUIS – Donna Douglas knows Elly May Clampett opened doors in her life, but also knows God guided her to that door. Douglas, aka Elly May in the 1960s TV hit ‘The Beverly Hillbillies,”...

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ST. LOUIS – The gift for attendees at a Christmas in August event for the Jefferson Baptist Associaiton Woman’s Missionary Union (WMU) event was the conference itself. The conference Aug. 17 had the theme “The...

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Leaders of the Missouri Baptist Convention have been approached about a possible mediation with four agencies that broke from the convention more than a decade ago – an effort that, if successful, would end all...

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Midwestern Seminary President Jason Allen announced the launch of The Midwestern Seminary Center for Church Planting on Sept. 16, and named a noted North American Mission Board church planter as its leader. According to Allen,...

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JEFFERSON CITY — Missouri Baptist Convention (MBC) chief legal counsel Michael Whitehead was recently interviewed via email by the News Tribune of Jefferson City for a story marking the 11th anniversary of the MBC taking...

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BRIDGETON – Trustees of Missouri Baptist Children’s Home (MBCH) heard reports of ministry success and three salvations at their quarterly board meeting July 23 here. “I’ve told you many times before that this report is...

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ARNOLD – Although the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home (MBCH) lost one layer of a roof during the May 31 tornado which hit north St. Louis County, it didn’t interfere with the 122nd Strawberry Festival. The...

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HOUSTON – Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) honored Missouri Baptists’ executive director June 12 when it gave John Yeats the Alumnus of the Year award during the alumni luncheon at the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC)...

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KANSAS CITY (BP) – Implementation of expanded academic offerings at both the college and seminary levels at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) was announced during the April 29 trustee meeting at the Kansas City campus....

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BOLIVAR – With 497 graduates, Southwest Baptist University’s (SBU) May 2013 graduating class was the largest in the university’s 135-year history. The commencement ceremony also included the annual presentation of three prestigious awards: two Life...

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BOLIVAR – The trend of record-setting budgets at Southwest Baptist University (SBU) is continuing with the May 7 establishment of a $53.7 million goal by trustees for the 2013-2014 academic year. SBU President C. Pat...

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KANSAS CITY – During its April 29 meeting Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) trustees enthusiastically passed a “for the Church” resolution that codifies the vision of its president, Jason Allen. The resolution spells out a...

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BRIDGETON – Trustees appealed for help to send children to camp and received a clean audit report at their April 23 board meeting of the Missouri Baptist Children’s Home (MBCH) at their main campus here....

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BOLIVAR — Through the Southwest Baptist University (SBU) Center for Global Connections, students are ministering to multiple people groups around the world, but they can’t do it without financial support from a multitude of donors....

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KIRKSVILLE – Greg Xander said it is mostly about counting conversations. The Baptist Student Union (BSU) campus missionary at Truman State University values talk with lost students more than anything else. Over March spring break,...

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HANNIBAL – Hannibal-LaGrange University (HLGU) trustees voted to change their meeting structure, adopted a revised HLGU mission statement and approved a $21.9 million budget during their meeting March 18-19. The budget for the upcoming fiscal...

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JEFFERSON CITY – The Executive Board of the Missouri Baptist Convention has voted to appeal a Camden County judge’s decision April 3 granting summary judgment in favor of Windermere Baptist Conference and other defendants. The...

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BOLIVAR — Southwest Baptist University (SBU) trustees Feb. 19 approved a five-year, seven-part strategic plan with initiatives and goals for the university. The SBU Executive Cabinet, which consists of seven members plus President C. Pat...

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Hannibal – Hannibal-LaGrange University’s 35 nursing graduates for 2012 garnered a 100 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN). The NCLEX-RN is an exam distributed by the National Council...

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KANSAS CITY – Beginning a new semester of training students to better serve the local church, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) administrators received encouraging news Feb. 11 that more students have enrolled in classes this...

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John L. Inman III/contributing writer KANSAS CITY — Ideas are still flowing after a Nov. 16 collaboration meeting here at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary (MBTS) over the Interstate 29/49 Corridor Project. Representatives from five Baptist...

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