• Seven Steps to Wisdom

    By Dr. Matthew Boyleston The following is a brief introduction to HBU’s freshman composition reader, Writing for Wisdom. This reader was put together by the English Department in order to provide our students with a truly Christian and Classical approach to compositions studies. However, early in the process, we felt that without a proper direction …

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  • HTS Hosts Theology Conference

    Houston Theological Seminary of Houston Baptist University is proud to host the theology conference, “Why Does the Old Testament Matter: Dead Weight or an Anchor to Christian Faith?” from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, March 1, and 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, March 2, at Second Baptist Church’s Woodway Campus, 6400 Woodway …

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  • HBU Announces New Doctoral Program, the EdD in Executive Leadership in Mental Health and Human Services

    The HBU Office of the Provost is pleased to announce the addition of a new doctoral program to HBU’s academic offerings. The EdD in Executive Leadership in Mental Health and Human Services will be offered beginning in the fall of 2019 through The Global Center for Mental Healthcare and Ministry in the HBU College of …

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  • Music Has Opened Doors for Alumnus Kevin McBeth

    Throughout his life, music has created opportunities for Kevin McBeth, ’85. As a youth growing up around what was the Astrodome, McBeth spent much of his time at Fiesta Missionary Baptist Church. “I remember singing from a very young age. Every Sunday after church, I made my way to the piano or organ,” he said. …

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  • HBU School of Education Literacy Lab to be Dedicated

    The Houston Baptist University College of Education and Behavioral Sciences School of Education Literacy Lab will be dedicated on Wednesday, Feb. 6. An interactive demonstration with Education students will be held at 10:15 a.m., followed by a dedication at 10:30 a.m. in Hinton Center, room 212 on HBU’s campus. The full-sized classroom is equipped with …

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    Student Foundation Revives Signature Orange Blazers

    In an era of ripped jeans and purposely untied shoelaces, the classically styled ensembles of HBU’s Student Foundation are a contrast in a crowd. Students on assignment in the prestigious group are polished from head-to-toe, and serve as fitting representatives of the University, interacting with friends and guests of HBU. Most importantly, the external presentation …

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  • Dr. Jeremiah Johnston Hosts National Radio Show

    As a New Testament scholar, apologist, writer and speaker, Dr. Jeremiah Johnston, HBU associate professor of Early Christianity and president of the Christian Thinkers Society (CTS, a resident institute of HBU), has dedicated his life to addressing the questions and needs of seekers and believers alike. Carrying his mission a step further, Christian Thinkers Society …

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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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