FORT WORTH, Texas (SWBTS) – Megan Cribbs, an online distance learning student who spent two years teaching children in the Middle East before returning to the states to work on her degree, died of complications from the H1N1 flu virus Jan 21. She was 25.

“Megan Cribbs was a born missionary,” said seminary president Paige Patterson.

“She studied at Southwestern for one reason, to prepare herself to lead people to Christ in a cross-cultural situation. Why did God take her at such a crucial point in her life? That we cannot know. We can only miss her, thank God for her witness, and praise God that we know where she is.”

Cribbs was an active member of Hillcrest Baptist Church in Orlando, Fla., and served in the Middle East through a partnership with the church.

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