‘Circus of the King’ coming Feb. 16-17
SPRINGFIELD – Show Me Clowns for Jesus National Conference, world class entertainers presenting the good news of Jesus Christ, announces “Circus of the King,” coming to Springfield for two shows Feb. 16 at 7:00 p.m. and Feb. 17 at 2:00 p.m. The shows will be at Remington’s Event Center, 1655 W. Republic Rd., Springfield.
There will be more than 200 clowns of every size and shape to tickle your funny bone led by Buttons with his Menagerie of Make-believe Mammals and Chagy the Clown. High wire feats and motorcycle stunts by Castro and Company, juggling skill by Cody Byrns, illusions by Ringmaster Duanne Laflin, and more surprises.
Four from Missouri graduate from Southern
LOUISVILLE – The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary held its 200th graduation commencement on Dec. 7 at Alumni Memorial Chapel. The class included 204 graduates, a record for the December commencement. Students with ties to Missouri are: Peter Beck, Ph.D. – theology, St. Louis; Timothy J. Cochran, M.Div. – theology, West Plains; Joseph A. Costephens, M.Div. – theology, Florissant; Joel R. Hinds, M.Div. – theology, Willow Springs.
SBU’s Brown chosen for Web board term
BOLIVAR—Shelly Brown, director of Web Services at Southwest Baptist University, recently was elected to serve on the board for the Higher Education Web Professionals Association (HighEdWeb), an international association based in Rochester, N.Y.
Brown also presented for the 2007 HighEdWeb Conference held in Rochester this past October. The title of her presentation was, “Animate Responsibly,” in which she discussed techniques on how to create Flash animation that meets the W3C guidelines for accessibility.
She also is Missouri Liaison on the Conference Committee for the HighEdWeb 2008 Conference that will be held in Springfield at Missouri State University Oct. 6-8, 2008.
Foley licensed to Gospel ministry
O’FALLON – Dardenne Baptist Church recently licensed Paul Foley to the Gospel ministry.
SBU administrators edit business book
BOLIVAR—Southwest Baptist University administrators David Whitlock and Gordon Dutile have edited a new book on integrating a Christian worldview with the practice of business.
The newly released book, A Noble Calling: Devotions and Essays for Christian Business Professionals, focuses on integrating a biblical worldview into the practice of business. It features devotions and essays by 25 authors from throughout the United States. Topics range from the character traits of Christian business professionals to essays on management, marketing, finance, accounting, economics, information technology and more.
Several SBU professors and administrators contributed to the book.
Dutile is provost and Whitlock is associate provost of SBU.