• HBU Alumnus Establishes Endowed Scholarships

    From youth, Steve Pickett ’80 was reaching for high goals and refusing to be overcome by cerebral palsy. His family, father Wesley, mother Carol Ann, and sister Susan, moved to Houston where Wesley worked for Exxon. “At that time, HISD had certain schools for people with disabilities – I was bused throughout my academic career. …

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  • Making It Official

    HBU Beach Volleyball Anxious to Compete for Southland’s Inaugural Championship By Russ Reneau HBU won each of the two Southland Showcase titles (2018 & 2019), the unofficial end-of-season tournaments pitting the Southland member institutions that sponsor beach volleyball. Last fall, the Southland Conference announced it would officially be adding beach volleyball as a sport and …

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  • The War on Religious Liberty

    By John O.Tyler, Jr., JD, PhD Board Certified in Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization Professor of Law and Jurisprudence Director, Legal Studies Program I.  Introduction Religious persecution is intensifying around the   globe,   and   Christians   are   the   world’s most  persecuted  religious  group.  Although religious  liberty  is …

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  • HBU Softball

    Coaching Philosophy: We strive to consistently demonstrate excellence, positivity and passion in every opportunity – regardless of circumstance. This is done with gratitude, love, trust, determination, pride and respect for one another and the game. These personal and collective efforts, with God’s grace and blessings, allow us to become one in our endeavors and in …

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  • HBU Men’s Indoor & Outdoor Track & Cross Country

    Coaching Philosophy: My philosophy is rooted in a Christian-based, positive approach to teaching collegiate track and field athletes, not only aspects of sport, but also values and traits beneficial beyond their time as collegiate athletes. At the same time, I want to nurture their dreams on and away from the track. Director of Track & …

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  • HBU Men’s Basketball

    Coaching Philosophy: How I coach is a reflection of where I am at HBU. I’ve been here for 29 years and love everything about the institution. Having high-quality academic young men on our campus is a trademark of who we are as a program. We take these young men, develop them, and produce high-character, high-quality …

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  • HBU Women’s Basketball

    Coaching Philosophy: “The little details make the biggest differences. Pay attention to detail daily and have no excuses. We preach doing things the right way and knowing you have given your all.” After being introduced to basketball at the age of 14, Donna Finnie never looked back. She received a scholarship to play at Lamar …

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  • HBU Women’s Indoor & Outdoor Track and Cross Country

    Coaching Philosophy: “My philosophy is rooted in a Christian-based, positive approach to teaching collegiate track and field athletes, not only aspects of sport, but also values and traits beneficial beyond their time as collegiate athletes. At the same time, I want to nurture their dreams on and away from the track. Sports teach us so …

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