• Dr. Keith Newman: President of SNU

    Dr. Keith Newman graduated from HBU in 1986. The History and Christianity major went on to serve nine years as a Houston police officer and 17 years as a pastor. He then moved into the higher education arena …

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  • JJ Worthen: Department of Music

    JJ Worthen ’06 was a Music Theory and Composition major during his time at HBU. He currently works at Microsoft and is a worship leader at Second Baptist Church’s Woodway campus. JJ has performed locally and globally, and …

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  • Dr. Ernest Liang: Director of the Center for Christianity in Business

    Dr. Ernest Liang is the Director of the Center for Christianity in Business and Associate Professor of Finance at the Archie W. Dunham College of Business. He has spent over 25 years as a senior finance executive in …

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  • Dr. Randy Wilson: Professor of Sociology

    Dr. D.R. “Randy” Wilson is Professor of Sociology at HBU, where he has been teaching since 1997. His interests have been focused on American Christianity, culture and the family. During the rapid changes at HBU over the past …

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  • Keith Riley: Director of Life Groups

    Keith Riley earned a BA in Christianity and Biblical Languages from HBU in 2010, and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies in 2012. He met his wife, Liz, at HBU and they have a daughter, Amaya. At …

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  • Caleb Johnson: Chicago Bears Linebacker

    Caleb Johnson played as a linebacker on HBU’s football team. He recently signed with the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent; he is the first player in HBU history to sign a contract with an NFL team. …

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  • McKendley (Mac) Gervais: Lead Pastor of CityWest Church

    McKendley (Mac) Gervais is the Lead Pastor of CityWest Church, a church plant launching in west Houston. Mac earned his Bachelor of Arts from HBU in Christianity and Political Science in 2009. He went on to earn a …

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  • Dr. Paul Sloan: Assistant Professor of Theology

    Dr. Paul Sloan is an HBU Assistant Professor of Theology, Chair of the Department of Theology, and Program Coordinator for Theological Studies. A doctoral graduate of the University of St Andrews, Sloan’s publications include a book on Mark …

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  • Dr. MaryCatherine Harmon: School of Nursing & Allied Health

    Dr. MaryCatherine Harmon serves as an Assistant Professor in the HBU School of Nursing & Allied Health, as a Kinesiology Department Chair, and as a Program Coordinator for Allied Health & Wellness Management. She brings a background …

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  • Matthew Lamm: HBU Director of Bands & Instrumental Studies

    Dr. Matthew Lamm serves as the HBU Director of Bands and Instrumental Studies and Assistant Professor of Music. He attended the University of Houston as an undergraduate and went on to DePaul University in Chicago for graduate studies. …

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