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Commencement isn't the end – it's the beginning. BUA celebrated the graduation of nearly 200 students with certificates, diplomas and degrees Saturday morning at Trinity Baptist Church. Hundreds of family and friends shared the joy with inspirational music and words. Congratulations, BUA Alumni. We are very proud of you and look forward to hearing about your ministry in the theological world and in your secular careers! (15 photos) ... See MoreSee Less

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It was a wonderful Friends and Donor Dinner in San Antonio this past Tuesday night. I am so grateful for all who attended and support our mission and purpose. The reason our night was so successful was because of our incredible students who are from all over the world. If you attended, thank you for joining us, if you did not get a chance, we look forward to seeing you next year. ... See MoreSee Less

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BUA sends a special THANK YOU to all who attended and participated in our 2015 Friends & Donors Dinner. Your support has repeatedly played a key role in our success in developing Cross-Cultural Leaders that make an impact across the world. We at Baptist University of the Américas are continually inspired by the dedication and generosity of donors like yourself who answer the call to give. There is no way to fully express our gratitude for your loyalty. You have made a real difference in the lives of the students we serve. THANK YOU!

We look forward to another wonderful school year and to our 2016 Friends & Donors Dinner on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. God bless! (34 photos)
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BUA is excited to be a first-time participant of Big Give SA and we want to encourage you to support us through this endeavor. Our goal is to reach 1000 people who will give at least $50 each on this big day, however, any gift is appreciated. Donations will be accepted today, May 5, 2015 at:

These funds will cover tuition for several students for one year. Here’s a picture of BUA’s student body:
• 88% of our students are Hispanic
• 18 countries are represented
• Tuition begins at $3,250 a semester

We hope you will support Baptist University of the Américas and help us help them.For more about BUA, please visit us online at
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I am grateful to many of you who have already given to BUA today through "The Big Give". Please share tell others about this opportunity.
Praying for showers of blessings!
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  • Let’s be glad… May 11, 2015
    Psalm 118:24 (NKJV) This is the day the Lord has made; We will rejoice and be glad in it. This past weekend we celebrated our youngest daughter graduating from college!  I can’t believe it has been four years, she made it, and she excelled.  What a celebration for her and for us as parents, we […]
  • Prayer May 7, 2015
    Many today are participating and observing the National Day of Prayer throughout our country.  I also had an opportunity to attend a prayer breakfast this morning, a wonderful event.  This is a day to recognize the need for our country to not only observe a time of prayer, but to pray.  The scripture says, “if […]
  • Firstborn! April 29, 2015
    I always love it when I my oldest daughter comes home.  She brings back so many wonderful memories of being a new parent, of raising children, of God leading us to different places and ministries, and my own childhood.  Being a firstborn child isn’t easy for them, or for the parents.  There are challenges, but […]
  • Great verse… April 23, 2015
    John 14:21 English Standard Version (ESV) 21 Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” I love this verse!  It reminds me that 1 John says, “His commands are […]

Degree Programs

Associate of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies


The Associate of Arts in Cross-Cultural Studies provides the benefits of a biblical higher education for those students who feel a call to vocational ministry but may wish to pursue a bi-professional career in field other than the ones offered at Baptist University of the Americas. These students may transfer some of these credits to another college or university to pursue a degree in a field other than religion… Read more >>

Bachelor of Arts in Music


Students who enroll in the Bachelor of Arts in Music at Baptist University of the Américas are expected to develop competencies that are intrinsically related to the overall mission of the University…. Read more >>

Bachelor of Arts in Human Behavior


The Bachelor of Arts in Human Behavior entails general courses in the areas of psychology, sociology, and social work designed within a Christian ministry framework. Students would acquire the basic knowledge in the psychological and social sciences that prepare for careers in the helping professions such as chaplaincy, counseling, and social work… Read more >>

Bachelor of Arts in Business Leadership


The Bachelor of Arts in Business Leadership consists of general business courses in the areas of organizational and international leadership development designed within a Christian ministry framework… Read more >>

Bachelor of Arts in Biblical / Theological Studies


The Bachelor of Arts in Biblical/Theological Studies program provides training for ministry leadership. Through biblical, theological, cross-cultural, and general education studies, students are equipped for a wide variety of church, missions-related, and community-based leadership positions… Read more >>

Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language & Literature


The Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Language & Literature program allows the University to form cross-cultural Christian leaders who will be able to function effectively in situations where command of the Spanish language is required, and where the individual needs to have a good understanding of the history and culture of the different Hispanic people groups and cultures… Read more >>