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

“… 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

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…

Making the Most of Dual Enrollment as a Homeschool Student

By Jerry Yandell | 02/07/2019

Two weeks ago, while walking down a hall at Truett McConnell University (TMU), I was asked if I would be willing to write a blog on the value of dual enrollment (DE) for homeschooled students. I quickly responded with, “You bet, no problem, my pleasure!” For the next few days, I pondered some ideas. I…

Having Gone: Advice from TMU’s Dean of Theology & Missions

By Dr. Maël Disseau | 02/07/2019

The great commission calls us to make disciples (Matt 28) and proclaim the gospel (Mark 16) having gone (Aorist Participle supporting an Aorist Active Imperative). For some, having gone means that God has called them to leave their homeland to go to another country. With Christmas behind us, you probably heard of or contributed to…

Avoid Being a Statistic: 3 Things Every Christian Student Should Do

By Alexa Miller | 02/04/2019

If you are a student reading this, I have no doubt you are able to testify that college gets busy and there are many days when you wish there was more than 24 hours in a day. Unfortunately, it’s during this time of “busyness” that the urgent gets placed above the important. Meaning, our spiritual…