Let’s Build A Relationship

Kathy Dean Faith, Fall 2014

Decision makers from local businesses to national and international corporations are looking for beneficial partnerships that will add value to their product or service. In much the same way, the University of Mobile seeks partnerships with organizations whose values mesh with that of Christian higher education in general, and UMobile in particular. The job of matchmaking – developing mutually beneficial …

A Heart for People

Lesa Moore Faith, Spring 2014

Dr. C. Alan Floyd ’89 Pastor, Cottage Hill Baptist Church Mobile, AL Secretly taking Bibles into China and Tibet; leading mission trips to Russia, the Philippines, and Turkey; and pastoring churches in three states are just a few examples of how Dr. Alan Floyd ’89 has spent the last 21 years ministering to and discipling others. It is a ministry …

A Pilgrimage

Will Drake Faith, Spring 2014

Sara Dye, Malory Green and Jeremy Crews, all 2013 University of Mobile graduates, began an Honors class as freshmen in a small Bedsole Library classroom in August 2009. The three started a UMobile journey that taught them how to learn while caring for the welfare of others. It is a lesson each is pursuing with fully funded scholarships to graduate …

Jazz, Jesus and the Winter Games

Carol McPhail Faith, Spring 2014

Musical Missionaries: University of Mobile Students in Sochi Share Their Faith Through Dixieland Reprinted with permission of AL.com/Press-Register While the eyes of the world were focused on the XXII Winter Olympic Games, a group from the University of Mobile was working behind the scenes in Sochi, spreading the gospel with Dixieland jazz. By day, five students and assistant professor Kenn …

Jesus on the Riverbank | Jeff ’01 & Erin ’03 Oelschlaeger Gautney

Trey Taulbee Faith, Spring 2014

Imagine flying into the southernmost tip of Colombia. Remote villages sit along the east bank of the Amazon River. It rains two-thirds of the year and temperatures rarely drop below the 80s. The region’s indigenous people live in huts along the riverbank and speak an isolate language – one that is extremely difficult to understand. Less than 2 percent of the people are evangelical Christians. …

Practicing What You’ll Preach: School of Christian Ministries

Lesa Moore Faith, Spring 2014

Head. Heart. Hands. That’s the foundation of the new four-year process in the School of Christian Ministries (SCM). Based on the H3 Model of ministry training developed by the SCM, the student experience in this program includes a highly intentional process that prepares them for real-life ministry. “Our mission is to help students prepare for God’s call to ministry by …

A Shared Vision: Tommy Northrup

Kathy Dean Faith, Fall 2013

Tommy Northrop had a vision, and he worked hard to make it happen. As CEO with a controlling interest in Barrow Fine Furniture, Tommy built a business that became the largest independently owned furniture store in Alabama. But Tommy had something else that he considered much more important – a relationship with the Lord. That relationship guided Tommy’s business practices, …