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March 28, 2019

ETBU students build relationships through construction service

East Texas Baptist University students traveled to Birmingham, Alabama from Sunday, March 10 through Friday, March 15 on a mission trip as a part of the national Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge. Led by ETBU Dean of Spiritual Life Scott Stevens, the ETBU students earned service credit hours while being involved in hands-on mission work through home construction and rehabilitation.

March 19, 2019

ETBU Women’s Soccer travels to the mission field of Costa Rica

The East Texas Baptist University Women’s Soccer Team traveled to Puerto Viejo, Costa Rica from Saturday, March 9 through Saturday, March 16 as a part of the Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME) program. Led by Head Coach Kristin Cox and Director of the Great Commission Center and Global Education Lisa Seeley, the group of 30 student-athletes and University staff partnered with Youth With a Mission (YWAM) to share the Gospel through sport clinics, international soccer games, personal testimony, and Bible distributions.

Costa Rica 2017

December 20, 2016

ETBU Softball cultivates Costa Rica for Christ

East Texas Baptist University's Softball Team traveled to Costa Rica December 10-17 to participate in the first-ever Tiger Athletic Mission Experience (TAME). These Tigers, some of which had never been on a mission trip, others out of the United States, or a few even on an airplane, overcame fear, anxiety, and the unknown to cultivate the Word of God and His hope through Christ while using their God-given athletic talents.