Invest in the Future of Louisiana Baptist University

Join us at Louisiana Baptist University as we train 21st Century world changers to fulfill The Great Commission.

Your partnership will equip leaders to accomplish the Great Commission.

Your giving will help LBU to shape the world in which we live. With your gifts, our students, whether in the USA or abroad, will have the tools, information, and inspiration necessary to fulfill the Great Commission. As LBU continues to grow around the globe, we need more resources and personnel to support our vision To honor the Lord by equipping and inspiring Christians with the educational skills necessary to fulfill the Great Commission.

Why partner with LBU?

Your partnership with LBU through your giving allows us to improve our day-to-day operations, offer competitive tuition rates, develop leading-edge curriculum. Because of your generosity, more leaders to be equipped to accomplish the Great Commission. You may want to consider giving annually, giving through an endowment or named scholarship, or giving by a bequest in your will or trust.

Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.

A Letter From Our President

Dear Students, Alumni, and Co-laborers, Louisiana Baptist University is a Great Commission University having a global impact!

Our recent surge in student enrollment has us now at 1,000 who are being prepared for the harvest field as they train here in
the USA. Every day we are discovering more students who desperately need an accessible and financially affordable training opportunity that only LBU

We are also well within reach of serving 2,500 international students with our INSTEP student initiative (International Student Extension Program). We are looking to you to help us here at home and around the world. You are our best ambassadors; you already know people who are capable of serving but need to be trained.

The need for your prayers and support this year is greater than ever. We are calling upon the LBU family and friends. Will
you step forward with a gift of $100.00 or more to make it possible for more leaders to be equipped to accomplish the Great Commission?

LBU is standing ready to serve. Now with more bi-lingual professors and team members than ever, there has never been a better time for your investment to make a difference.

Will you help us reach your community and those around the world whom God is calling?

Options for making your gift:
• Send a check to: Louisiana Baptist University, 6301 Westport Ave, Shreveport LA 71129
• Call LBU at 318-686-2360

• Give Online

As a graduate of LBU, I am counting on you.

Dr. Gregory S. Lyons

President, Louisiana Baptist University

Have questions?

If you have questions about how you can partner with Louisiana Baptist University, please feel free to email us at

Dr. Mark Conn


Mark Conn is the Vice President of LBU and divides his time between Shreveport and the picturesque Ozark Mountains of southwest Missouri. With a career spanning over three decades in higher education, Mark has helped shape the minds and hearts of countless ministry students. His teaching portfolio encompasses a range of subjects, including Bible studies, Biblical Prophecy, Christian Ministry, Cultural Engagement, and Pastoral Studies. One of his foremost passions lies in guiding students to wrestle with the authentic message of the Bible, steering them away from interpretations based in cultural tradition. Mark is a sought-after contributor to various international publications, as well as radio programs and podcasts. His insights span an array of topics, from biblical prophecy to the intricate interplay between faith and culture, and even the enigmatic supernatural aspects within the pages of the Bible. In addition to his work in education, he has dedicated a significant portion of his career to church revitalization. Over the years he has worked with churches of various sizes and cultural settings to help them overcome challenges and reinvigorate their congregations. As a consultant in church revitalization, he has helped churches identify their strengths and weaknesses, develop strategies for growth, and implement effective outreach programs. He believes God’s desire is for every church to thrive, and he is committed to helping them fulfill the Great Commission. Beyond his professional endeavors, Mark boasts a diverse range of interests including writing, technology, cooking, old car restomodding, overlanding in a modified Jeep WJ, and embraces the title of a “coffee snob.”

Contact | (318) 686-2360