• Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Preview: “Shazam!”

    The weekend of January 12 was another washout; there was nothing playing that made me want to part with neither money nor time. I did think briefly about “The Upside,” the new Kevin Hart comedy, but it was a very fleeting thought and I resisted temptation very easily. I suspect Hollywood did not care to …

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    Dolan Family Establishes Garrett Dolan Endowed Scholarship

    The number “40” is significant for Brett and Cathy Dolan. Their eldest son, Jared, was number 40 as a standout football player for Barbers Hill High School. Then, as a linebacker for McNeese State University from 2003 to 2007, he wore the number again. Younger brother Garrett Dolan followed in his older brother’s footsteps by …

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  • Faculty as Culture influencers

    Culture Influencer: Dr. Maria (Elsa) Soto-Leggett

    Dr. Maria (Elsa) Soto-Leggett, HBU chair of the Department of Counseling, was selected by the Texas School Counselor Association as the Counselor Educator of the Year. To qualify for the award, nominations are made based on letters of recommendation, a rationale statement, and a resume detailing significant contributions to the field of school counseling. The …

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    CCB at HBU to Host Luncheon

    The Houston Baptist University Archie W. Dunham College of Business and the Center for Christianity in Business invite business professionals to the CCB Networking Luncheon featuring special guest, James T. Hackett. The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 1, in the Morris Cultural Arts Center on HBU’s campus. Hackett is …

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    The Global Center for Mental Healthcare and Ministry at HBU to Host Opioid Treatment Training

    The Global Center for Mental Healthcare and Ministry at Houston Baptist University is pleased to host a specialized training entitled, “The Opioid Addiction Crisis: Creating an Effective Church and Community Collaboration and Resolution Strategy” from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at Houston Baptist University. Anchored by the American Association of Christian Counselors, …

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    HBU Apologetics Professor Nancy Pearcey Makes Waves with New Book

    HBU Apologetics Professor Nancy Pearcey is exploring taboo issues and the ideas that have become culturally normative tenets in her latest book, “Love Thy Body: Answering Hard Questions about Life and Sexuality.” With a combination of reason, boldness, real-life stories and her characteristic tenderness, Pearcey brings common sense and biblical application to matters like abortion, …

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  • Culture Influencers

    Culture Influencers: Sara Frear

    On January 5, 2019, Dr. Sara Frear, associate professor of History, delivered a lecture on Dolley Madison to the Captain James Asbury Tait Chapter of the United States Daughters of the War of 1812. The USD 1812, founded in 1892, promotes patriotism, historical knowledge, and the preservation of documents and relics of the war. Dr. …

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  • Mr. Movie Man reviews movies

    This Week’s Review: “On the Basis of Sex”

    After my trifecta during Christmas week, I wound up with only one film under my belt for the first week of the new year: “On the Basis of Sex.” It turned out to be a very good choice; it was far better than I had anticipated. I am always a bit wary of “biopics,” but …

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  • HBU School of Christian Thought to Host HBU Apologetics Day

    The Houston Baptist University School of Christian Thought will host the HBU Apologetics Day Conference from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 23, at The Woodlands United Methodist Church, 2200 Lake Woodlands Drive. Some of HBU’s most renowned scholars and authors will present at this one-day event, educating and equipping anyone who wants to …

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    Retired Air Force Chaplain Shares his Love for God and People

    Ret. Col. Newton Cole was a Hallmark Award recipient at the 2018 Spirit of HBU Awards, and has been named an honorary HBU alumnus. He established the Linda & Col. Newton Cole Endowed Scholarship for the School Christian of Thought through an outright gift, and has since added to the scholarship fund through gifts of …

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