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2014 Spring Articles

  • Jason Newell — 

    More and more people care less and less about the Bible. That was one of the sad (but not surprising) findings researcher David Kinnaman (’96)...

  • The End of Emerson

    Something new is in store for Biola’s oldest dorm

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola’s oldest residence hall is headed for retirement. Emerson Hall, a campus landmark that has served as a home to hundreds of Biolans over the...

  • Solidarity Against Secularism

    Ravi Zacharias and Dennis Prager speak to sold-out crowd

    Brett McCracken — 

    “Does God matter?” That was the question of the hour at Biola on Feb. 22, as well-known Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias and nationally...

  • Biola Announces New Applied Psychology Completion Program

    New hybrid program targets adult learners

    Molly Magee — 

    In September, Biola will launch a new undergraduate degree completion program in applied psychology — a program that is different from any other...

  • Biola Chorale Consoles South Korean Mourners

    Student group prays, sings hymns near site of ferry disaster

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Just days after the tragic sinking of a ferry off the southern coast of South Korea, President Barry H. Corey and a group of Biola students were...

  • Neil Morgan — 

    Indoor Track And Field The women’s indoor track and field team notched its sixth consecutive Top 10 finish at the National Association of...

  • The Crisis of Biblical Illiteracy

    Christians used to memorize and meditate on the Bible. We don’t do that anymore, and in a sense we’re starving ourselves to death. A look at the problem, how we got here and what needs to change.

    Kenneth Berding — 

    Stacey Irvine ate almost nothing but chicken nuggets for 15 years. She never tasted fruits or vegetables. She occasionally supplemented her diet...

  • Open the Book

    Centuries ago, Christians risked their lives to bring us the English Bible. Today, we forsake life by ignoring it.

    John Rinehart — 

    Every morning when you wake up a battle begins in your heart. You feel the pressure to get going. Your responsibilities rush at you like the...

  • Kenneth Berding — 

    Want to get the most out of your Bible reading, better grasping what God wants you to understand in his Word? These five guidelines from Kenneth...

  • What Can Christians Learn from Jesus’ Leadership Style?

    Nancy Ortberg (’78, M.A. ’83) on organizational effectiveness, teamwork and what it means to be a countercultural Christian leader in today’s business world

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Jesus may not have been a first-century CEO, but the way he led his team and accomplished his goals offers important lessons for today’s business...

  • Why Christianity Went Bust in Britain

    How could a whole nation just seem to wake up one morning and simply not believe anymore?

    Craig Hazen — 

    “The Death of Christian Britain” is a rather provocative book title. Did Christianity really die in Britain? I read this academic monograph by...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Biola University Alumni Association recognized four alumni for their outstanding accomplishments and service during a special awards chapel on...

  • A Curious Number in Numbers

    How should we understand the "10 times" Israel tested God in Numbers 14:22–23?

    David Talley — 

    “... none of the men who have seen my glory and my signs that I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and yet have putme to the test these ten times...

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    Here are the correct answers to Biola Magazine’sBiblical Literacy Quiz: 1.John Mark leaves the company of Paul and Barnabas to return to Jerusalem...