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BEE World | John McLaughlin (MABS, 2010)

Pictured above from left to right: Larry Burns, John Attwood (MACM, 1991), Jody Dillow (ThM, 1969; ThD, 1978), Phil Leach (ThM, 1989), David Semmelbeck (MACE, 1991; MABS, 1991), Natalie McLaughlin, John McLaughlin (MABS, 2010), Shan Lewis. Not pictured: Arch Rutherford

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Seven Thousand and Seven Hundred Miles

Seven thousand and seven hundred miles is a long way. Yet, between the state of Virginia and the Himalayan mountain range, there is more than distance. The two are separated by language, religion, and customs. For seventeen years, Jack D.

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Jan Carpenter (MACE, 2017)

Jan grew up in a Christian home in Houston, Texas, and she went with her family to church several times a week. As a result, she was consistently exposed to the word of God through Bible stories and prayer. She

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Lucas Christian Academy | Zoe Perryman (MACM, 2005)

Lucas Christian Academy (LCA) has an excellent relationship with Dallas Theological Seminary; four alumni currently work on staff (pictured above from left to right), including Harry Everett (MACE, 2014), Daniel Blair (ThM, 2017), Zoe Perryman (MACM, 2005), and Melanie Barfield

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LIMBS International & Jim Hughey (MABS, 1985)

There are over 40 million amputees in the world, and every thirty seconds, the number grows. In an instant, productive citizens are bereft of their mobility, independence, and dignity. Jim Hughey’s first exposure to LIMBS, a nonprofit organization that provides full

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Talulah Ruger (MACE, 2006)

Connecting God’s story to your life story with all of its messes and successes can become your ministry message. Talulah Ruger Talulah Ruger describes herself as a mother, grandmother, Bible teacher, nurse, relative, friend to many, and servant-follower of Christ.

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Julie Smestad (MABS, 2014; DEdM, 2020)

After faithfully serving for almost a quarter of a century at Autumn Ridge Church in Rochester, Minnesota, it would have been easy for Julie Smestad to sit back and enjoy the fruit of her labor. For nine years, Julie led

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I Found The Truth | Tom Doyle (MABS, 1983)

Muslims, who comprise one-fifth of the global population, are the largest unreached people group in the world. However, many young Muslims are frustrated with their religion, the lack of opportunities, and the endless wars sparked by terrorism. They live in

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Aeriel Eichenberger (MACE, 2019)

Our Career Services Assistant and Alumni Media Coordinator, Aeriel Eichenberger (MACE, 2019), will be transitioning to a new position with Tyler Junior College in Tyler, TX, on September 2. For over four years, we have had the pleasure of working

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Children’s Ministry in Quarantine

COVID-19 has put a hold on many children’s ministry programs inside and outside of the church this year, but some of you have found creative ways to spiritually engage your children virtually and in the home! Here are a few

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