Worship at Cinque Terre in Italy

Amber Kelley Experience, Faith

Scripture speaks of creation worshiping God – mountains, rocks, animals. Sometimes God brings us to places He has uniquely created and He gives us the opportunity to worship with creation, to worship Him for creation – and sometimes that place happens to be in Italy.  University of Mobile senior Adam Olszewski tells how this happened during Youth Hostel Missions, the …

Cloudy Day in Switzerland Sends Clear Message

Amber Kelley Experience, Faith

  Living on the Alabama coast, you get to see the beauty of God’s hand controlling gulf waters while the waves crash along the beach – but every once in a while, you get to travel across the big ocean and see God’s powerful, creating hand in places you never thought possible. University of Mobile graduating senior Josiah Pruett experienced …

International Travel Changed My Life

Amber Kelley Experience, Faith

International travel often changes who we are. It challenges us to consider new perspectives, helps us interact with those who are different from us, and leaves us with special memories of missed trains, delayed flights and new foods. That – and much more – happened during a Youth Hostel Missions trip to John Matheou, a senior majoring in worship leadership …

What I Learned From My Freshman Year

JoAnna Garrett Arts, Faith

Walking into my freshman year of college at the University of Mobile, I had no idea how it was going to turn out. I had certain expectations for how some of it would be, but for the most part, I was completely clueless. But, I knew God had a plan for me, and that was all that I needed. People …

How I Saw My Faith Grow in College

Amber Kelley Faith

When I started as a freshman at the University of Mobile, I knew it was a Christian school and that college was a place of growth – but freshman Amber had no idea what was about to happen in four short years.    In my four years at UM, I saw insane spiritual growth. There’s a couple experiences that I …

What Student Teaching Taught Me

Anna Newman Education, Faith, Learning

So you want to be a teacher? One of the major steps along the way is student teaching, where college education majors step into a classroom to put their own classroom learning to the test in the real world. We asked Morgan Green, a senior music education major at University of Mobile, to give us an inside look at the …

What are you doing with your life?

Ali Gardner Experience, Faith, Learning

As an incoming freshman at University of Mobile, I got asked this question from time to time by those sweet elderly men and woman who were at my home church. I also got asked the same question quite often by a co-worker of my mom’s that was a close family friend. What are you doing with your life? This question …

Shadowy Singleness

Thomas Smyly Christian Studies, Faith Leave a Comment

A friend approaches, face glowing with happiness, bearing good news about their new relationship. Once again, the contradictory feelings of congratulations and self-pity combat within me. The former bears outward expression; the latter, inward concealment. Sure, the Christian thing to do is console myself by rehersing the line, “You just need to wait for the ‘right one.’” But, what do …

Voices of Mobile Goes Viral

Trey Taulbee Faith Leave a Comment

Voices of Mobile recently performed this Kirk Franklin song at Abilene Baptist Church – Augusta, GA – and the video has gained over 5.5 million views on Facebook! Watch and share!  

University of Mobile Unites to “Give Back” During Project Serve

Rivers Brunson Experience, Faith, News Leave a Comment

MOBILE, Ala. – It is a Christ-centered devotion to students that gives purpose to University of Mobile’s annual Project Serve, an organized university-wide day of service in Mobile and Baldwin counties, now in its seventh year. On Oct. 20, more than 1,300 red shirts featuring “#UMSERVES” flooded Mobile and Baldwin counties’ elementary schools, nursing homes, community centers, parks, and churches. …