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2011 Spring Articles

  • Biola, Colson 'Do the Right Thing'

    Conference encourages biblical thinking on difficult ethical issues

    Brett McCracken — 

    At a time when society seems ever more confused about the meaning of right and wrong — or even if we should believe in such absolutes — Biola...

  • The Word Made Fresh

    Alumna leads national campaign to promote biblical literacy

    Betsi L. Freeman — 

    When Willow Creek Church surveyed church members in 2004 to find out what they wanted from church, they discovered something surprising....

  • Daniel McCarthy — 

    In my living room in April 2010, I shook the hand of a humble and rather shy man named Zenzo from Malawi, Africa. Accompanied by Anthony Petrucci,...

  • Barry Corey — 

    A Biola University facility administrator, Ken Bascom, had an idea 29 years ago. Before Sam Sutherland — Biola’s president from 1952 to 1970 —...

  • What's the Key to a 'Sunny' Marriage?

    Professor Tim Muehlhoff shares advice from his new book, 'Marriage Forecasting'

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In many parts of the United States, checking the weather forecast is an important part of people’s morning routines. (Or so we’re told here in...

  • The Great .com Mission

    ‘Good Book Blog’ shares biblical scholarship with online masses

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Anyone who has attended Biola University or its seminary, Talbot School of Theology, knows that the Bible and theology faculty are top notch, full...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola has struck oil — olive oil, that is. For the first time in decades, trees in Biola’s historic olive grove are being used to produce olive...

  • Furthering the Impact

    Donors help make Talbot building project a reality

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Carl Camp’s first exposure to Biola University came nearly 40 years ago, around the time that an exciting new building was being constructed to...

  • A Heart for the Homeless

    A group of students builds friendships on the rough streets of Skid Row

    Jason Newell — 

    It’s a brisk Friday night in early March, and for the faithful gathered near the corner of Fifth and San Pedro in Los Angeles’ gritty Skid Row,...

  • Reel World

    How Biola has earned a leading role in the entertainment capital of the world

    Brett McCracken — 

    When many people think of Christianity and Hollywood, they think of protests, pickets, boycotts and “curse-counter” reviews. They think of...

  • L.A. in our DNA

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    I was recently skimming through a 1910 issue of Biola’s first magazine, The King’s Business, when a fascinating article about the early work of...

  • We Love L.A.

    As Biola makes a push to return to its birthplace, meet some of the Biolans who are serving, studying and shaping the City of Angels

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Long before this cluster of buildings became one of the most recognizable skylines in the world, Biola had a special place in the city of Los...

  • Amy Seed — 

    Biola University recognized five alumni during a special awards chapel Feb. 18 for their outstanding contributions to society. At the chapel,...

  • Reader Poll: The Best of L.A.

    Readers share their favorite places to eat, catch a concert and more

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    With its abundance of attractions and venues, residents of Los Angeles have plenty of entertainment. Biola Magazine recently surveyed Biolans on...

  • Freddy Cardoza — 

    “Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.” – God, to Moses (Exod. 4:12) Moses. Here is a man known globally and...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For this issue's cover story, Biola University alumna and freelance photographer Laurel Dailey ('05) traversed the expanses of Los Angeles to...

  • 800 Club

    Coach Holmquist joins elite company with milestone win

    Jason Newell — 

    The year was 1975, and after losing his first 10 games as a college basketball coach, recent Biola graduate Dave Holmquist was beginning to...