Criswell College celebrates anniversary of residence hall groundbreaking

Kendall Lyons |August 19, 2020

Back in 2019, Criswell College held a groundbreaking celebration for the campus’s first residence hall. After a year of construction and months of navigating challenges like weather, funding, and COVID-19, the college welcomed supporters to a groundbreaking anniversary celebration in Horner Hall on Friday, August 14. Supporters were hosted by… Read More

Criswell Theology professor publishes book on faith

Kendall Lyons |August 12, 2020

Professor of Theology Dr. Everett Berry published a new book titled They Who Endure to the End: A Primer on Perseverance, a publication that explores the often-debated question of whether or not a true believer in Jesus Christ can apostatize or walk away from their faith. Dr. Berry was motivated… Read More

Racism and corporate guilt after George Floyd

Criswell College President Barry Creamer

Today: President of a college historically mostly white, I have known since the murder of George Floyd that we—I, the college and community I serve, and our society at large—must do something now to end the injustice black men and women face in our culture and in our criminal justice… Read More

Criswell College receives highest possible result from accreditation review

Kendall Lyons | March 25, 2020
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) completed their 10-year reaffirmation review of Criswell College, giving the institution the highest rating possible with no recommendations for all required higher ed standards including the Quality Enhancement Plan, “Sowing Seeds of Success.” “The review by the on-site reaffirmation... Read More
An illustration of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Criswell College Response to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Kendall Lyons |March 20, 2020
Criswell College is actively monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and is staying up to date on the latest guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The college will continue to implement necessary measures as directed by the Texas Department of State Health Services, and other local, state, and federal... Read More
Students, faculty, and staff honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as they participate in Dallas' MLK parade.

Criswell College participates in Dallas MLK Parade

Kendall Lyons |January 10, 2020
For the first time, students, faculty, and staff participated in Dallas’ annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration March/Parade on Monday, January 20. Students and employees of Criswell marched together along Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard, holding a banner that read “Honoring the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.”... Read More
Group photo of a student trip to Israel

Student trip to Israel inspires service, fellowship

Kendall Lyons |January 3, 2020
Criswell professors Scott Bridger and Steve Hunter led a team of 16 students on a mission trip to Israel during the summer. The trip afforded the students and faculty members the opportunity to connect with members of the Israeli community and build relationships that would extend beyond the duration of... Read More
Criswell students volunteering at a local church following a tornado.

Criswell students help Dallas church damaged by tornado

Kendall Lyons |October 21, 2019
Criswell College students, along with President Barry Creamer and Vice President of Advancement Joe Wooddell, worked together to help Primera Iglesia Bautista Mexicana with clean-up in the aftermath of a tornado that left the church destroyed. On Sunday evening, October 20, an EF-3 tornado tore apart the main sanctuary and... Read More


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