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Category: Calling

SEU Student Hannah Boyd Takes to the Skies

As a newly-certified flight instructor, 20-year-old Hannah Boyd is already miles ahead of many students in her area of study. Currently a sophomore in the aviation program at Southeastern University, Boyd is studying online More


Eliza Babarczy — Woodworking for Missions

In the heart of the Peten jungle, the second largest remaining tropical forest in Central America, Eliza Babarczy, ’08, is using handcrafted exotic wood to make a difference within a local community in Guatemala. Named after the lake they are located next to and the last Mayan group to live in the area, Itza ... More


April 22, 2021

SEU Students Give Back Over Spring Break

Amidst the global pandemic, the missions department at Southeastern University, SEU Missions, has had to be more flexible than ever before. While students typically lead mission trips internationally, this year they have learned to see the value and significance of local and domestic missions. In addition, they have been inspired to put a ... More


Exciting Updates for the Doctor of Ministry at SEU

The Doctor of Ministry is the highest degree for those in vocational ministry, and is the ultimate step for those called to ministry to develop their divine design to serve Christ and the world through Spirit-empowered life, learning, and leadership. With recent changes by our accrediting body, Association of Theological Schools (ATS), we are excited to be able to consider all More


Bob Griffith — Restoring Hope

What started with Dr. Bob Griffith’s, ’19, doctoral dissertation has now surmounted into a nonprofit organization that is transforming his community through foster care ministry.  Bob is the founder and acting president of 1HOPE, a non-profit organization that uses neighborhood, professional, and faith-based energy ... More


SEU Celebrates First Generation College Students

In honor of the annual National First-Generation College Celebration on November 8, we’re giving a shout-out to all of the members of the Fire Family — current students and alumni — who were the first in their families to go to college. “Being a first generation college student has meant so much to me,” said Chris Bryant, ... More


Abe Rosenthall — Southeastern University’s First Dental Student

Abe Rosenthall has wanted to be a dentist ever since he was in high school. During his senior year of high school, Abe observed a patient’s treatment from start to finish at his father’s orthodontic practice. As his father treated the patient, Abe vividly remembers watching her transform from being embarrassed to smile because of her crooked teeth to beaming with ... More


SEU Chancellor Tommy Barnett Releases Autobiography

“Whatever you invest in others, it will come back to you in abundance.” — Tommy Barnett This quote, one of many memorable excerpts in Tommy Barnett’s new autobiography, “What If,” ... More


Kathryn Bishop — Nursing on the Road

From taking in the scenery at Tunnel View in Yosemite Valley, hiking trails surrounding Emerald Bay in Lake Tahoe, and ascending Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park, Kathryn (Davis) Bishop (’11) admits that life as a travel nurse has its perks. Eight years since graduating from Southeastern, Kathryn and her husband, Stephen, are now ... More


October 18, 2019

Brandon Hurst — Trekking Through Life

Brandon Hurst (’08) has an adventurer’s spirit; one that’s led him to hike on both U.S. coasts, mountain climb around the world and, most recently, run ultra marathons. But it wasn’t always that way. A Lakeland native, Brandon decided to go to Southeastern University because he felt a call to ministry. However, he felt stifled attending college in his hometown. ... More