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  • ‘Blockbuster’ Debate Draws Over 10,000 Viewers

    Hitchens, Craig Clash at Biola on ‘Does God Exist?’

    Brett McCracken — 

    In his senior year, Biola’s Associated Students president Eric Weaver wanted to bring a “blockbuster event” to Biola - something that explored “the...

  • Moses, Shellfish and the Church

    Do We ‘Pick and Choose’ When to Obey God’s Laws?

    Jason Newell — 

    Actor Jack Black is known for his humor, not his hermeneutics. But when California voters banned gay marriage last year, the film star decided to...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    AIDS didn’t yet have a name or a known cause when Glenn and Elizabeth Styffe were Biola nursing students in the early ’80s. But they knew, even...

  • Cassandra Van Zandt — 

    I pulled my convertible VW into the Biola parking lot at the back of Sutherland Hall, put the car in park, gathered my books and walked through the...

  • Michael Wilkins — 

    When I was just 19 years old I was sent to fight in the war that was raging in Vietnam. It was 1968 and the war was at its peak. For the first...

  • In God We Trust?

    Five biblical lessons for believers during an economic recession

    Brett McCracken — 

    On a Tuesday last fall, sophomore visual journalism major Maylin Rowe thought for sure she was not going to be able to continue at Biola. That...

  • Making a Splash

    Student Video Wins $15K

    Jason Newell — 

    With an idea in his head, a camera in his hand and a flood of Gatorade in his face, Biola senior Chris Masi set out last summer to make a video....

  • Jason Newell — 

    Less than three years since its debut, a magazine run by Biola students has captured one of the most prestigious honors in collegiate journalism....

  • Kenneth Way — 

    Proverbs 31 is not just for mothers and wives. The poem to the “wife of noble character” is actually about wisdom itself. It is therefore equally...

  • Ben Shin — 

    These days, there are about as many versions and translations of the Bible as there are flavors of ice cream at the supermarket. Whoever you are...

  • Loren Baker — 

    One of the defining characteristics of Biola’s art department is the strong sense of community that exists among many of our art majors and...

  • Inside the Missional Movement

    An Exclusive Interview with Ed Stetzer

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    If you are looking for an authority on the missional movement, Ed Stetzer is your one-stop shop. A leading figure in contemporary evangelical...

  • “The Church in a Missional Age”

    In contemporary Christianity, the “missional” movement is all the rage. But is it really redefining the church?

    Brett McCracken — 

    The late ’90s had “postmodern.” The first part of the 21st century introduced us to “emerging.” But over the last few years, there has been no...

  • Christina Levasheff — 

    Few people imagine or anticipate their life filled with severe pain. I’m referring to a pain that follows you every moment, every day, month after...

  • Student Profiles and Videos

    Six Students' Stories

    Unknown — 

    See and hear from current Biola students in their own words. Meleca Consultado Robert Bolgeo Emily Johnson Charlotte Evensen Andy Leong Phil and...

  • Brett McCracken — 

    They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but for those who attended this September’s GodBlogCon (God Blog Conference) at the Las Vegas...

  • Lisa Hill — 

    Inside a camp for war victims in Darfur three years ago, researcher Dorothy Morgos found herself surrounded by members of the Janjaweed, a lawless...

  • Families Without Borders

    Biola Couples Find Joy, Challenges in Overseas Adoptions

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    When Danny and Carrie Paschall arrived in Ethiopia this summer to pick up their 16-month-old adopted son, Brenner, he didn’t want anything to do...

  • Of Donkey Hides and Hidden Scrolls

    Eight Little-Known Facts From Bible History

    Clinton E. Arnold — 

    The story of the Bible is fascinating, encouraging and a tribute to the grace of God working through many different people over the centuries. How...

  • Ask an Expert

    Responding to "Religulous" With a Confident Faith

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Christians are gullible and stupid. Whether or not that statement is true, it is certainly a perception that is frequently perpetuated in the...

  • Devotional

    Preventing Mid-Life Drift

    Michael Anthony — 

    Earlier this year my wife and I purchased a 30-foot sailboat we use on weekends to take friends sailing. I recently took some of my students out...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For Phil and Christine Jensen, coming to the United States from the United Kingdom to pursue graduate degrees at Biola’s Talbot School of Theology...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Andy Leong is passionate about music, especially music that is creative and trailblazing. He’s tired of Christians making music that is little more...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Charlotte Evensen describes herself as “a wandering soul,” and it’s easy to see why. The Master of Arts in Education student currently lives in...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    When it comes to college students hoping to impact the world, senior Emily Johnson is as idealistic as the rest. But unlike most of her peers who...