OBU’s spiritual foundation will be missed

By Kedrick Nettleton, Faith Editor There are a lot of things for a graduating senior to be anxious about. First of all, of course, you have to be sure that you do graduate, which means taking care of the schoolwork that remains on your plate. For many, this includes wrapping up capstones or final theses, … Continue reading OBU’s spiritual foundation will be missed

Hobbs College presents honors theses

By Kedrick Nettleton, Faith Editor As the school year rapidly comes to a close over the next few weeks, the hard work and dedication of honors students across the campus is coming to fruition. Students from different disciplines across campus are presenting their honors theses at various afternoons in the months of April and May, … Continue reading Hobbs College presents honors theses

Connect Chapels include artistic emphasis

By Kedrick Nettleton, Faith Editor The church’s relationship with art has been turbulent at times over the past decades, but OBU’s Connect Chapels are helping, in their own small way, to change that. The students and faculty involved in organizing this year’s Connect Chapels have made a concerted effort to include more artistic expressions of … Continue reading Connect Chapels include artistic emphasis

Student preacher excited for opportunity

By Kedrick Nettleton, Faith Editor For Thomas Shroder, the comparison between the preaching pulpit and the pitching mound is an apt one.   A Pastoral Ministries and Apologetics major here at OBU – as well as a pitcher on the baseball team – he has been caught in a balancing act between his call to ministry and his competitive fire ever since stepping foot on … Continue reading Student preacher excited for opportunity

Hope amid crisis for Jewish people in Oklahoma

By Kedrick Nettleton, Faith Editor Though months have passed since the tragic synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh, minority communities in America continue to face challenges and, in extreme cases, violence. As America continues to grapple with issues of equality and works towards harmony, The Bison looks back at one of the pivotal news stories of 2018.  It’s November … Continue reading Hope amid crisis for Jewish people in Oklahoma

Eight things I wish someone had told me earlier: Faith advice from a senior

By Kedrick Nettleton, Faith Editor Entering my last semester at OBU, I’m struck by how much things have changed. When I came to Bison Hill for the first time, I had no idea what to expect. I was transferring away from my dream school in Chicago, and I was leaving behind some of my closest … Continue reading Eight things I wish someone had told me earlier: Faith advice from a senior