News and Press Releases

  • Houston Baptist University Changes Name to Houston Christian University

    Leader in Higher Christian Education Announces Plan to Grow to 10,000 Students HOUSTON, Sept. 21, 2022 – Houston Baptist University has changed its name to Houston Christian University, announced President Robert B. Sloan during an open forum Wednesday afternoon …

  • HBU to host Ground Zero 360 Remembrance Exhibition

    Houston Baptist University (HBU) will host the Ground Zero 360 Remembrance Exhibition to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks and help generations born after 2001 never forget what happened that fateful day. “It is hard …


  • The Pillars Magazine

    The Pillars Magazine is the official news magazine of HBU and is published in print and online.

    HBU Honors the Life & Legacy of Dr. Doris C. Warren

    Houston Baptist University (HBU) celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. Doris C. Warren, the longest-tenured Dean of HBU’s College of Science and Mathematics (COSM) who passed away on May 22, 2022.  She earned a bachelor’s and master’s …

  • The City

    The City delivers culturally relevant liberal arts articles and reflections from a Christian worldview.

    God’s Universe Deserves a University

    By Eric L. Johnson One of the most celebrated astronomers of the early scientific revolution was Johannes Kepler. Born into a Lutheran family in 1571, he became enamored by the night sky at the age of 6 when …

  • Mr. Movie Man

    Mr. Movie Man provides Christian movie reviews and reflections from a Christian worldview by Dr. Jon Suter.

    This Week’s Review: Political Themes

    The recent violence in Washington, DC, reminded the Curmudgeon of several movies with political themes; e.g., “All the President’s Men,” “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington,” and, on a darker note, “Seven Days in May” and both versions of “The …

  • Culture Influencers

    Cultural Influencers celebrates faculty members who positively influence the culture for Jesus Christ.

    Culture Influencer: Dr. Timothy Ewest

    Dr. Timothy Ewest joined a select panel of researchers at the 82nd annual meeting of the Academy of Management held August 5-9 in Seattle, WA. to discuss storytelling as a viable research approach to explain the development of …