My Time in London: Student Mission Experience

By Alexa Miller | 10/28/2019
Alexa Miller in London

“There are 800 million people in Europe and only one percent claim to be evangelical Christians. Even among that ‘one percent’ are people who preach prosperity and not the true Gospel.” This quote rang in my ears the entire time I was in London with TMU. Even more so, it was heartbreaking to get a…

To the New Student: 5 Practical Ways to Get Involved at College

By Alexa Miller | 09/17/2019
Students Playing Cornhole Blog

Starting college brings many mixed feelings. All at once you feel the excitement and fear of a new chapter, the ambiguity and expectation of the “college experience”, along with the relief and pressure of preparing for your future career. And yet, in the midst of all these emotions, we find ourselves seeking to get the most…

Master Mommy: 4 Things that Helped this Wife, Mom, and Working Woman Prepare for Grad School

By Jenny Gregory | 05/01/2019
Jenny Gregory

Early alarm, drop kids off at school, go to work, lunch, meetings, t-ball practice, dinner, bath time, story time, laundry, dishes, and then bedtime. Does this look like your daily routine? It’s almost impossible to imagine that one could add school to this load, right? But it can be done! I remember thinking, “Is this…

The Ebb and Flow of Influence

By Nan Allen | 03/28/2019

It’s hard to say which was the most traumatic—when my first son left for college or when the last son flew the nest. Since I only have two children, I didn’t get the comparison of middle child attrition. When number one son left, I grieved for weeks. Part of the sadness was because, well, he…

Three Ways You Can Be a Part of Fulfilling the Great Commission

By By Rachel Durham | 03/15/2019
Students praying

“… And Jesus came up and spoke to them, saying, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all that I commanded you;…

Finding Your Niche: Taking Advantage of Undergraduate Research Opportunities in Biology

By Dr. Robert Bowen | 03/11/2019
Dr. robert bowen

As I stood quietly in the animal housing facility in the Cellular and Molecular Research Center at Truett McConnell University (TMU), a few students from my research methodology course looked over my shoulder as I trained them on injection techniques for rodents. Their jaws were wide open, and their faces were roiled with a wonderful…