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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 —...

  • 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,...

  • 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....

  • 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...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Virtues of Capitalism: A Moral Case for Free Markets, Scott Rae (chair and professor of philosophy of religion and ethics) and Austin Hill...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Church-Planting in Thailand Leslie Nesbitt (M.A. ’02) and Debbie (Yarrall, ’96) Nesbitt have been missionaries with Grace Brethren...

  • Alumni Files: Winter 2011

    How Can We Make Biola More Affordable?

    Rick Bee — 

    The Biola University Alumni Board — a team of great volunteers who represent you — met recently to offer their wisdom and counsel on an important...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Dr. Arthur (’52) and Shirley Houk (’47) celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary the last week of December 2010 in the Phoenix, Ariz., area. They...

  • Making it Matter

    Four professors talk with four students about making the most of a Biola education

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    This fall, Biola launched a vibrant new series of billboards, advertisements and mailers, each bearing the tagline: “College is a...

  • Get To Know

    David Nystrom, Biola’s new provost

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    After a yearlong nationwide search, Biola has a new provost and senior vice president. David Nystrom, a respected scholar with an extensive record...

  • Think Bigger

    There’s not a ‘Trinity verse’ — and that’s a good thing

    Fred Sanders — 

    The Trinity is a biblical doctrine, but let’s admit it: There’s something annoying about how hard it is to put your finger on a verse that states...

  • Deborah Taylor — 

    When was the last time that an entire day stretched before you with no obligations on your calendar, no to-do list to be managed, no particular...

  • Is the 'Mission' of Christianity Evolving?

    What one professor learned from missionaries and church leaders in four different continents in 2010

    Unknown — 

    This past year was an important year in global missions. To commemorate the centenary of the Edinburgh 1910 World Missionary Conference, numerous...

  • BUBBS Goes the Way of the Dodo

    It's the end of an era for Biola's quirky e-mail/social-networking system

    Jason Newell — 

    Before there was Facebook, there was BUBBS. It wasn’t nearly as glamorous, and it certainly won’t inspire any award-winning movies any time soon....

  • Aaron Orphaug — 

    The Dalits are a forgotten people, and yet they have taught me one of the most valuable lessons in my Christian faith. They are called the “...

  • Another Strong Finish

    Women's Cross Country Team Places Second in Nation

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola’s women’s cross country team has come a long way over the past five years — and not just because they’ve collectively run thousands of miles...

  • Bringing Biola to U

    New iTunes U site expands university's reach

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For graduates of Biola nostalgic for great chapel addresses, provocative lectures and intellectually stimulating classroom teaching, a new...

  • An Apologetics Lucha Libre

    Professors tag team against Richard Dawkins in Mexican debate

    Brett McCracken — 

    E l universo tiene un propósit o? (Does the universe have a purpose?) This was the question at a Nov. 13 debate near Mexico City between some of...