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2012 Winter Articles

  • Opting for Adoption

    Alumnus’ teaching program honored by congressman

    Amy Seed — 

    During 20-plus years in ministry, Jeff Slack (’98, M.A. ’02) came to believe that something important was missing from many youth groups: a strong...

  • Kevin Lewis — 

    Jesus Christ proclaimed, “I am the Way, and the truth, and the Life; no one comes to the Father, but through Me” (John 14:6). The Apostles echoed...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For many Christians, Sunday mornings are about going to church, while Sunday afternoons are about watching pro football games, or basketball, or...

  • Barry Corey — 

    Oct. 14, 2011, was a historic day at Biola University. It was a day of remembrance, thanksgiving and reflection on the blessings God has bestowed...

  • Lessons Learned

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    The summer before I arrived at Biola as an undergraduate, I attended a massive worship service at a local stadium. One of the speakers who got up...

  • The Best Books of All Time

    Professors and alumni guide readers through the classics of Western thought

    Brett McCracken — 

    What can Christians learn from writers like Aquinas, Marx, Nietzsche and Erasmus? What about Chaucer, Locke, Dante and de Toqueville? A lot,...

  • Calling All Homeschoolers!

    Biola Youth Academics launches online high school classes, goes global

    Brett McCracken — 

    Homeschool students from around the world have been coming to Biola University for years. Now, Biola University is coming to them. For over 15...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola’s student athletes demonstrate outstanding character and leadership on and off the field, and it hasn’t gone unnoticed. In October, the...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Chase Gymnasium was packed on Sept. 15 for the annual Nationball dorm competition, a student tradition that has exploded in popularity in recent...

  • By the Numbers

    Biola ranked among 17 'up and coming' national universities

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University was once again ranked in the top tier of the “Best National Universities” category of the annualU.S. News & World Report...

  • Introducing the Biola University Center for Christian Thought

    What happens when some of the world's leading Christian minds gather on one campus?

    Jason Newell — 

    Back in October, professor Gregg Ten Elshof was sitting across from radio talk show host Frank Pastore, explaining his vision for the...

  • Inside Talbot East

    A look at Biola's exciting new theology building

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Photography by Laurel Dailey ('05) Talbot East is more than just the eye-catching new structure next to Calvary Chapel; it’s a building that will...

  • 30 Units, 30 Lessons

    Biolans share the most important lessons learned from their 30 units of Bible classes

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    As any Biola student or graduate can tell you, one of the things that makes Biola University distinct from other colleges is the requirement for...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For this issue of Biola Magazine, we asked Biola alumni and current students to share the most memorable and important lessons they learned from...