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2014 Winter Articles

  • Wood on the Walls

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    When you step inside Biola’s impressive new Mosaic Cultural Center, the first thing you notice is all the wood. It’s everywhere you look: walls,...

  • Barry Corey — 

    About 60 of us are gathered in the Majesty Plaza ballroom, a chandeliered hall in a downtown Shanghai hotel. I’m writing this column from that...

  • Biola's Religious Freedom Lawsuit Moves Forward

    Federal judge suspends government’s abortifacient mandate

    Jason Newell — 

    A federal judge in December granted Biola University relief from complying with a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) mandate that...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    One of the key measures of a university’s health is the size of its endowment, a savings account of sorts that helps to provide strong financial...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Last December, Talbot Research Professor of Philosophy William Lane Craig was in fine form doing what he does best: making atheists squirm. On...

  • A Master Maestra

    Alumna Julie McGough’s inspiring work with Spanish speakers earns her recognition as one of Los Angeles County’s top teachers

    Amber Amaya — 

    Photos by Greg Schneider Julie McGough (’91, M.A. ’94) has three goals for every student who walks through her classroom door — to love reading,...

  • World Tour

    From Paris to Kenya, meet graduates who are putting their Biola educations to use in a broad range of careers, cultures and contexts

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Truth Is Not Negotiable Kenyan Journalist Bedan Mbugua ('80) chose prison over compromising his conscience “What happened to the sugar?” That...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    We spend roughly a third of our lives sleeping — more than any other single activity. But while many of us are happy to thank God for a good night...

  • Scott Smith — 

    Low standard test scores, serious budget crunches and more — our public schools face daunting challenges. But perhaps they face a deeper issue,...

  • Steve Porter — 

    Recently I was reading through the Sermon on the Mount and I had to stop and chuckle. I got to the passage where Jesus is teaching not to worry...