Criswell Graduate Goes from Student to Servant

Kendall Lyons | December 22, 2021

Criswell graduate Jeff Fair visited Criswell College in 2000, attended a special chapel, sat through two courses, and concluded that Criswell College was the place for him. “My time at Criswell College began in the fall of 2002. I graduated in 2006 with a BA in Biblical Studies. My first… Read More

Criswell College holds prayer service for Veterans Day

Kendall Lyons | November 18, 2021

Criswell College held a Veterans Day event, inviting current and retired service members to campus to join in prayer for our nation and for those serving in every branch of our military. Vice President of Advancement Dr. Joe Wooddell, whose office hosted the event, shared that he came to Christ… Read More

Sophomore Summit marks first-year experience with community connecting event

Kendall Lyons | November 18, 2021

Students at Criswell College will spend the second year of their experience on-campus connecting as a community. This year, a group of sophomore students packed their bags and rode together to Camp Bonita in New Mexico to participate in “Sophomore Summit,” an off-campus event that gave students a chance to… Read More

Criswell Hosts 2021 Homecoming

Kendall Lyons | November 8, 2021

Criswell College held its inaugural homecoming celebration, inviting alumni to celebrate their legacy and witness firsthand the changes happening on campus. Alumni gathered Saturday morning to attend a special chapel, tour the campus and residence hall, and celebrate newly retired Distinguished Senior Professor H. Leroy Metts. The morning began with… Read More

Major Declaration Ceremony first in Criswell history

Kendall Lyons | November 5, 2021

Criswell College held its first Major Declaration Ceremony, a new tradition highlighting sophomore students and their public commitment to a specific major. At Criswell, every undergraduate student receives two majors – a major in Bible and Theology and a second major of their choosing. The Friday evening event gave sophomore… Read More

4th Annual Legacy Awards Gala: Jack Pogue honored, Senator James Lankford keynote speaker

Kendall Lyons | November 5, 2021

Over 400 were in attendance for Criswell’s 4th Annual Legacy Awards Gala on Friday, October 22 at the Omni Dallas Hotel. The gala provides an opportunity for alumni and supporters of Criswell College to encourage students, faculty, and staff, reflect on the school’s accomplishments, and honor those answering God’s call… Read More

Lunch session focuses on best practices of mental health professionals

Kendall Lyons |October 27, 2021

Students and guests attended a “lunch and learn” session covering best practices in professional counseling. Dr. Steve Hunter, Program Director of B.A. in Psychology and M.A. in Counseling, and Dr. Jennifer Burgess led the conversation, discussing trauma, technique, and the importance of faith and relationships. Dr. Burgess said that events… Read More

Travis Cox graduated in 2017

From the Pulpit to the BBQ Pit

Kendall Lyons |October 5, 2021

Travis Cox started in ministry, working with youth, later taking on the role of pastor of a small church. Now he’s serving BBQ and the Gospel as pitmaster of 1701 Barbecue. Cox graduated from Criswell College with a B.A. in Ministry and a minor in Biblical Studies in 2017. For… Read More


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