Worth the Sacrifice

Kathy Dean Fall 2013

Loyalty. Duty. Respect. Selfless Service. Honor. Integrity. Personal Courage. These seven core values of the United States Army – known by the acronym LDRSHIP –also correspond to the Christian leadership focus of the University of Mobile, said Jameron Gatson,’07 and ’13. A 2nd lieutenant in the Alabama National Guard, Gatson said these core values did more than make him a …

In the Center of Worship: Dr.Todd F. Stearns ’88

Kathy Dean Fall 2013

There is a moment during the church service when Todd Stearns is at the center of sound. The 120-voice choir and full orchestra of First Baptist Church of Naples, FL are behind him and 2,000 worshippers are in front of him. It is the moment when his hand is raised, directing the music, directing the worship. In the midst of …

Send Me! On Mission with Dr. Cecil Taylor

Kathy Dean Fall 2013

As a child, Cecil Taylor made a decision that would eventually affect the lives of thousands across the world. “In my heart and life, as a child, I surrendered to missions if the Lord wanted to send me,” he recalled. “I’ve come to think the Lord planted me here at the University of Mobile so I could plant missions here.” …

The Domino Project: Making a Beautiful Campus ‘Absolutely Stunning’

Kathy Dean Fall 2013

There was a traffic jam on campus. The main entrance drive was clogged with backhoes, 18-wheelers loaded with sod, and construction crews swarming across the road as summer rains poured down. It was the storm before the calm as workers rushed to finish major pieces of the University of Mobile’s $7 million Campus Enhancement Project – the most far-reaching campus-wide …