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Echoes of Gospel hosts concert in Burns Chapel

Tyler Manning

November 18, 2017

Student organization, Echoes of Gospel, is hosting its first choir concert on Nov. 19 at 4 p.m. in the Burns Chapel. Echoes of Gospel is a new organization that was founded in the spring semester of 2017 by Preston Busby, president of Echoes of Gospel and criminal justice junior. Busby said, "Students...

New name for Portico: The Bridge

New name for Portico: The Bridge

halie aldridge

September 8, 2017

Portico, a ministry for college students affiliated with First Baptist Church, became a well-known name on campus, but this fall, it disappeared. Andrew Reilly, pastor, decided to change the name of Portico — it's now called The Bridge. "The Bridge meaning is us one side, sin the middle, God is o...

What it is like being a Christian in college

What it is like being a Christian in college

Kelsey Purcell

January 31, 2017

Being a Christian in college is not always easy. My whole life, my faith has been the central piece of me, and it is on the basis of faith that I have made most of my decisions. Most people look at Christians and automatically label us as "judgmental," when really our faith calls us to love all, and in...

Students return service to church in need

miguel jaime

October 22, 2014

BSM gives back from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo.A At Emmanuel Baptist, 15 students from the Baptist Student Ministry devoted a part of their weekend to help a church in need. With brushes in hand, and enough paint to go around, the students gave the church nursery a new paint job. “Emmanuel’s one ...

Portico students pray for MSU

Portico students pray for MSU

Naomi Skinner

March 4, 2014

The Portico church group, affiliated with First Baptist Church, hosted a prayer evening in the atrium of the Clark Student Center. The students participated in this event by praying for the campus and the surrounding community. "We come together to pray about our campus, the faculty, the students...

11 students to travel on mission trips

Edward Grisham

February 25, 2014

This summer, the Baptist Student Ministry and Go Now missions will send 11 MSU students across the country on mission trips. The goal is to share the gospel in places that may not have heard the story of Jesus. “I am going to Alaska to the Kenai peninsula to go salmon dip net fishing. There is...

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