How to Have a Quiet Time in College

Zac Douglas Faith

Having a quiet time means something different to each person, but for each one, it’s an important part in their walk with God. The University of Mobile’s motto, “Higher Education for a Higher Purpose,” means that each student is pushed to strengthen their relationship with God during their time in college. Whether it’s five minutes or five hours, any alone …

Tips to grow your faith in college

Zac Douglas Faith

College is an important time in a young Christian’s life. With the extra free time and less supervision, students choose whether they want to keep growing their faith or not. Here are a few ways the University of Mobile has for students to dive deeper into their relationship with God and really make their faith their own. Student-Led Community Groups …

Preparing Students to Bring Christ into their Profession

Zac Douglas Faith

Many people go to work without ever considering the impact they could have on other people. Every day they’re surrounded by unbelievers who need to know the gospel. The workplace is a great mission field, and the University of Mobile strives to prepare students to enter their career with a missional mindset. The University of Mobile motto, “Higher Education for …

Faith-Based Bucket List for College

Zac Douglas Faith

College is a great time for you to grow in your faith and figure out what God is calling you to do with your life. You have free time that you won’t get in a typical nine-to-five job, so why not take advantage of it while you can. The University of Mobile works to make sure that each student grows …

Grow Your Spiritual Life at UM

Zac Douglas Faith

Going to college means taking on a lot of responsibility. You’re living on your own and making your own choices. According to Lifeway Research, two thirds of incoming freshman walk away from their Christian faith, but at the University of Mobile, we work to grow that faith instead of diminishing it. As a student, you have multiple ways to get …

Known for Faith: Alumni Spotlight – Mary Wiley

Amber Kelley Alumni, Faith

The University of Mobile prepares students for all areas of life, service and faith. Mary Wiley is just one example. “UM continued to cultivate the growing love I had for the Church and for God’s people to know and love Him well,” says Mary Wiley, author of “Everyday Theology.” Wiley graduated from the University of Mobile in 2009 and majored …

Known for Missions: Nursing Grad Serves in NYC

Kathy Dean Faith, Nursing

Reeda Taylor earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Mobile in 2010 with a specific purpose in mind: to do medical missions when her husband retired. When Dr. Cecil Taylor retired as dean of the University of Mobile School of Christian Studies in 2013, the couple moved to Marshall, Texas, to be near family and discover …

Called for Such a Time as This

Dr. Lonnie Burnett Faith

As the nation in general, and institutions of higher education in particular, navigate the uncharted waters into which we have all been tossed, the mission of a Christ-centered university becomes more important than ever.  Just a month ago, our students were focused on completing mid-term exams and then perhaps a restful week at the beach or Disney World.  When they …

5 Bible Verses to Remember in College

Hailey Morgan Faith

As I’ve made my way through college, I have found it so important to cling to the Word of God. Every verse in the Bible has its own, special message; however, certain passages will resonate with us during specific points in our lives. Since arriving at the University of Mobile, these four verses have become a central aspect of my …

College Students Need Church

Maya Lewellyn Faith

I never would have thought my college professor would become my pastor; however, that is exactly what happened. I found my church home because of my professor’s invitation to visit Crawford Baptist Church. Dr. Jay Robertson is a professor in the School of Christian Studies at the University of Mobile and the pastor for preaching and vision at Crawford Baptist …