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My Springfield Story: Chancellor Dix

Name: Chancellor Dix (EU ’15) Current occupation: Founder and managing director of Collab. Church in Miami Beach, Florida   What brought you to Springfield? I’m from Oklahoma, and felt God’s call that I should move to Springfield to pursue my education. I was familiar with Springfield as my family and I would often travel through […]

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My Springfield Story: Brian and Sharon Page

Brian (EU ’98) and Sharon (CBC ’92) Page Current occupation: Brian serves as the administrator of Compact Family Service’s Hillcrest Children’s Home, in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Sharon serves as the donor relations coordinator for Hillcrest Children’s Home. The home provides residential care and treatment to abused, neglected, and vulnerable children.   What brought you to […]

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My Springfield Story

Men and women have felt the call of God to begin their journeys in Springfield for almost a century. In Springfield students are trained and prepared, and then launched into the world, ready to make an impact for the kingdom in their own spheres of ministry and professional influence. Start in Springfield. Change the world.

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My Springfield Story: Khumbo Banda

Name: Khumbo Banda (AGTS ’16) Current occupation: Chi Alpha campus missionary to Columbus State University in Columbus, Georgia   What brought you to Springfield? I came to Springfield because I wanted to further my education and I felt the Lord leading me to AGTS in Springfield to get the best possible education.   How important […]

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My Springfield Story: Janet Faggert

Janet Faggert (EU ’82) Current occupation: Executive Presbyter of the North Texas District and traveling AG minister   Janet Faggert’s weekend routine is a throw-back to the old days. She considers herself a circuit rider, visiting churches in towns both large and small along the Red River in north Texas. Though she doesn’t travel on […]

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My Springfield Story: Raymond Hudson

Raymond Hudson (CBC ‘07, EU ‘09) Current occupation: Lead pastor/church planter at City Center Church, Berkeley, California   What brought you to Springfield? My youth pastor attended Central Bible College (CBC) and then AGTS. When I was a senior in high school, he told me I should go to CBC. I lived in Pennsylvania at […]

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Student Spotlight: Maurice Downey

Name: Maurice Downey Hometown: Springfield, Missouri Program: Education Graduation year: May 2020 Future career plans: Elementary school teacher   Why did you choose Evangel? What brought you here? I transferred to Evangel from another university because I needed to be closer to home. My focus was not in the right place, so I truly believe that […]

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Student Spotlight: Marcus Means

Marcus comes from a broken home and often used sports as a way to cope. An experience at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes summer camp showed him how he could develop his faith in Christ while pursuing sports. He transferred to Evangel after participating in a military academy, and is now learning more about the […]

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Student Spotlight: Naomi Maycock

Naomi is from Nassau, Bahamas and always had a love for art. Following a devastating loss, she learned to see God’s artistic beauty in all things. She found home when she came to Evangel to pursue her passion for a career in an art-related field.

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Student Spotlight: Dyllan Weelborg

  Dyllan is a Founders scholarship student who traveled to Springfield from a small town in South Dakota to pursue his passion for a career in a medicine-focused field. He reflects on the special relationships he has formed with professors who truly care about every student’s success.

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Student Spotlight: Josh Pennekamp

   Originally from the Netherlands, Josh found a place to belong at Evangel. He reflects on the spiritual emphasis on campus that influences all aspects of life at EU, including his business studies.

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Student Spotlight: Kasidi Shorey

Kasidi Shorey, a Founders scholar, discovered a community on campus through her participation in HeartSong, EU’s traveling music ministry. She is pursuing a Worship Leadership degree as she combines her musical talent with a desire to be an effective leader in ministry.

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Student Spotlight: Alicia Dair

  Evangel alum Alicia Dair felt the call of God to pursue military chaplaincy, and is now making that dream a reality through the military chaplaincy program at AGTS, one of the best such programs in the nation.

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Student Spotlight: Jenessa Juarez

  Jenessa’s passion for the field of social work began when she cared for her younger brother growing up as her mother battled addiction. Now she is preparing to enter the helping profession to assist others in need.

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Student Spotlight: Emma Lander

  A sports injury grew Emma’s faith in the Lord and led her to Evangel to pursue a double major in Biblical Studies and English.

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Spiritual Emphasis Week Highlight: Spring 2020

  Each semester, the Evangel community gathers for a week of worship and rededication. Check out the highlights from our Spring 2020 Spiritual Emphasis Week.

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Student Spotlight: Jessica Haney

  Jessica is a current student pursuing a Business Marketing and Management degree. Check out her EU story and hear how finding her passion in business opened the door for an incredible internship opportunity and gave her the self-confidence she needed to pursue her calling.

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Student Spotlight: Dylan Durham

Name: Dylan Durham Hometown: Sturgeon, Missouri Program: Youth Ministry Graduation year: 2022 Future career plans: I plan on becoming a missionary or youth pastor for troubled youth. I want to help change families, fix broken homes, and help those who would typically be ignored by society. I want to help teenagers who are in the foster […]

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Student Spotlight: Abram Bagunu

  Abram Bagunu is no stranger to life in ministry, having grown up as a child of a pastor. He also felt the call of God to pursue vocational ministry, and is now a Biblical Studies student with a minor in Business Management. He is also part of EU’s Fast-Track program, allowing him to pursue […]

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Student Spotlight – Gracie Ayers

Name: Gracie Ayers Hometown: Mountain Home, Arkansas Program: Multimedia Journalism Graduation year: May 2020 Future career plans: I would love to pursue a journalism career with either a magazine or newspaper.   Why did you choose Evangel? What brought you here? It was important for me to go to a school where I could grow in […]

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