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 …

Word of the Year 2020

Amber Kelley Experience, Faith

This is the year to practice a new kind of resolution. A resolution that doesn’t leave you feeling defeated or like a failure. A resolution that highlights any and all amounts of growth. A word of the year resolution is a word that you choose to adopt as yours for the entire year, a word that you want to embody …

College Life: Resolutions for Spring Semester

Hailey Morgan Experience, Faith

My first semester here as a freshman at the University of Mobile has been amazing! I have had the opportunity to both meet and learn from so many incredible people. My Christian faith has grown to become so much stronger than it was prior to being here on this campus and has been further nourished by both our Christ-centered teachings …

Grandpa and My Project Serve Story

Bailey Bergdolt Experience, Faith

When I first saw that the Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile would be going to First Baptist Church of Chickasaw for Project Serve, hundreds of fond memories filled my head. My grandfather, Dr. Kenneth Bergdolt, was the music minister there for many years. Every summer I would attend their Vacation Bible School along with hundreds …

Bridging the Gap in New York City

Noah Walters Experience, Faith

I thought I was just going on a normal mission trip to New York City. Little did I know that I may have found God’s direction for my life. The University of Mobile gives students the opportunity to go on what is called a Bridge Trip, which is a mission outreach program to help church planters during the university’s fall …

UM Serve Day Builds Community, Proclaims the Gospel

Luke Killam Experience, Faith

My favorite event at this year’s Ram Rush in the first week of fall semester at the University of Mobile was UM Serve Day. I had already spent most of my week as any new freshman would – meeting and spending time with new friends. Once we all got accustomed to being on campus and being around each other, it …