Our History

On December 18, 1987, Ty Bollinger and Trent Hampton met for the first time to formally discuss an idea. Both men felt an unfulfilled need in their college lives. On the way home for Christmas Break, the two spoke of the possibility of starting a new fraternity.  Over that Christmas Break, much planning was done, and much of the groundwork was laid during the next semester.  On Monday morning, January 18, 1988, at 2:45 A.M, the two founding fathers coined the name Philos Kruxos Xristos, which means brotherhood centered Christ. The very first meeting, which originally consisted of 12 men, was held on Tuesday, January 26, 1988 in the Hankamer school of Business basement.  Over the course of the next three months, several meetings were held with the Director of Student Activities to organize the charter and constitution of the newly born fraternity.  Soon thereafter the men saw the official birth of Phi Kappa Chi when on April 21, 1988, a charter was granted.  It was the fastest charter that had even been granted to a fraternity at Baylor.

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Charter Members

  • Phil Baugh
  • Ty Bollinger
  • Barry Brake
  • Danny Cannon
  • Brett Carr
  • Chris Cobb
  • Charles Durrett
  • Mike Gleghorn
  • Trent Hampton
  • Derek Herrington
  • Trey Hellums
  • Ricky Hines
  • Randy James
  • Craig Jessen
  • Ernest Jones
  • Chris Mercer
  • Brent Morgan
  • John Riffe
  • Blair Rogers
  • Derek Rude
  • David Shacklett
  • Chris Willis
  • Steve Willis
  • Rob Winter
  • Jeff Yates
  • Dean Yeck
 
 "Fool's Gold" (2017)

"Fool's Gold" (2017)

"One body. one life"

Phi Chi prides itself on our history and involvement in Baylor's All-University Sing. We carry our commitment to our Lord into Sing with us in the form of the phrase "One Body. One Life." Our goal as an organization is to come together as one body to affect one life in the audience. Since our first act "The Mission" in 1991, Phi Chi has made Pigskin 24 times and has placed with 13 of those acts. We have been the overall winner 3 times in our history with fantastic performances in "Free at Last' (2004), "Dust Bowl Days" (2015), and recently, Phi Chi has been enjoying its 1st place finish with Pi Beta Phi in "The Tortoise and the Hare" (2018) and hopes to improve upon and maintain the standard of greatness we have set for ourselves. 

 

Previous Sing Acts

1991-The Mission

1992-Are You Coming or Not?*

1993-Rocketown*- 2nd Place

1994-Revival in the Land*- 2nd Place

1995-The Spirit of the West* (Chi O)- 2nd Place

1996-On My Way*

1997-The Tie that Binds*

1998-David and Goliath*- 3rd Place

1999-Bethlehem*

2000-The Prodigal Son*- 3rd Place

2001-Rushing Wind*- 3rd Place

2002-Beyond the Battle

2003-Show me the Way*- 3rd Place

2004-Free at Last*- 1st Place

2005-Weathering the Storm*

2006-Under Construction*

2007-The Good Samaritan*

2008-Ain't No Chain*- 3rd Place

2009-On That Day

2010-Good Ol' Rocky Top*- 2nd Place

2011-Bonnie & Clyde* (Chi O)

2012-Sing for Dummies*

2013-When the Lights Go Out*- 3rd Place

2014-Romeo and Juliet* (Pi Phi)

2015-Dust Bowl Days*- 1st Place

2016-Workin' On a Building*

2017-Fool's Gold*- 2nd Place

2018-Tortoise and the Hare* (Pi Phi)- 1st Place

*appeared in Baylor's Pigskin Review