• President’s Message: Fall 2021 Pillars Magazine

    President’s Message: Fall 2021 Pillars Magazine

    By Dr. Robert Sloan, HBU President The overarching moral and theological commitments of HBU have not changed since our founding in 1960, but it is certainly true to note that the values, beliefs, and accepted ethical practices of …

  • The Ten Pillars 2030

    The Ten Pillars 2030

    A Christian University and Its Worldview In the late summer of 1900, there was a man who lived in a thriving city on the Texas shore. People came from far across the ocean to visit this growing city, …

  • Passion for The Pillars

    Passion for The Pillars

    By Dr. Stanley Napper, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, HBU It is an honor and a calling to serve as Provost The mission of HBU is unique, motivational, and desperately needed in the world of higher …

  • HBU Provides Unique Path to Ministry

    HBU Provides Unique Path to Ministry

    Houston Baptist University provides a unique path to ministry with the launch of the 5 Year BA- to-MDiv Degree program which combines the Bachelor of Arts in Christianity and the Master of Divinity. Spearheaded by Dr. Jason Maston, Associate …

  • A New Era for HBU Women’s Soccer

    A New Era for HBU Women’s Soccer

    For the first time since 2006, the HBU women’s soccer season started with a new head coach overseeing the program with Chris Dodd taking over after Misty Jones’ retirement following the spring 2021 season. That’s not to say …

  • Trent Herman 200th Victory

    Trent Herman 200th Victory

    On September 18, HBU volleyball swept Grambling, 3-0 (25-19, 25-12, 25-18), in Nacogdoches, Texas, for head coach Trent Herman’s 200th career victory. Herman is in his 10th season at HBU and has recorded 157 of those 200 wins …

  • What is NIL?

    What is NIL?

    Name, Image and Likeness (NIL) are three elements that make up a legal concept known as “right of publicity.” In June, the state of Texas passed a law, Senate Bill 1385 related to collegiate athletic NIL, which creates …

  • Dr. Robert Sloan – Pillars Summer 2021 Message

    Dr. Robert Sloan – Pillars Summer 2021 Message

    The mission of Houston Baptist University is to provide a learning experience that instills in students a passion for academic, spiritual, and professional excellence as a result of our central confession, “Jesus Christ is Lord.” HBU is a …