Criswell College Announces Fall 2023 Dean’s List

March 21, 2024

Criswell College celebrates those students who qualified as members of the Fall 2023 Dean’s List. To be eligible, students must earn a grade point average of 3.5, rank in the top 10 percent of their class for the semester, and take a minimum of 9 credit hours of coursework. Graduate… Read More

Alumni Highlight: Jason Points ’14, M.A. ’17

December 14, 2023

Jason Points graduated from Criswell College twice: first in 2014 with a B.A. in Biblical Studies and double minors in Greek and Hebrew, and then in 2017 with an M.A. in Theological and Biblical Studies. It took him a total of 13 years to complete both degrees, but the experience… Read More

Global Learning and Service: Israel

Denis Reyes | October 9, 2023

Criswell students have the unique experience of participating in a Global Learning and Service project in Israel during their sophomore year as part of the Criswell 360°, our common student experience. They experience firsthand the significance of both Scripture and diverse contemporary cultural perspectives. Beyond being a mere sightseeing journey,… Read More

Criswell Honors Father and Son Alumni

Denis Reyes | May 22, 2023

Criswell College had the privilege of honoring father and son alumni Roland and Sammy Lopez at the Texas Baptists Family Gathering held in McAllen, Texas last month. The alumni recognition was a celebration of the father-son duo’s combined 85 years of dedication to ministry. The Lopez family stands as a… Read More

Alumni Highlight: Dr. James Howard Hill Jr. ’14

Aaron Helm August 9, 2023

In the heart of South Dallas, amidst a military household, a young man named James Howard Hill Jr. embarked on a remarkable journey that would shape his life and career. He was driven by a deep curiosity and a profound passion for understanding religion and its impact on society. Little… Read More

Alumni Highlight: Dustin Kleinschmidt ’20

Aaron Helm August 2, 2023

Introducing Dustin Kleinschmidt, an extraordinary individual whose story is truly inspiring. In 2020, he completed his studies at Criswell College, specializing in Christian Ministry, which paved the way for an unexpected and remarkable journey of unwavering faith and dedicated service.   Dustin’s commitment to serving others began when he first… Read More

Alumni Highlight: Pierre Bitar ’17

Aaron Helm July 27, 2023

Pierre Bitar, a distinguished alumnus of Criswell College, carries a transformative journey steeped in faith and compassion. Graduating in 2017 with a Master of Arts in Christian Leadership, Pierre’s path to ministry was marked by a profound encounter with the love of Christ. However, his story extends far beyond the… Read More

Alumni Highlight: Dr. Mitchel Hamilton ’87

Aaron Helm July 19, 2023

Dr. Mitchel Hamilton, a renowned figure in the world of ministry, has dedicated his life to spreading the message of Christ. Graduating in 1987 with a major in Biblical studies, his journey towards a Christ-centered career began alongside his personal salvation. Growing up in a non-Christian household, it was a… Read More


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