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  • Books by Biolans

    Recent publications by our very own Biola faculty and alumni

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Faith for Exiles Faith for Exiles, by David Kinnaman (’96, Biola trustee) and Mark Matlock (’91), Baker Books, September 2019. It’s easy to get...

  • The Priority of Love

    Book excerpt from 'Theology in the Democracy of the Dead' by Matt Jenson

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    To be human is to be a lover. The most basic thing to say about humans, according to Augustine, is not that we are social animals (as in...

  • Karin Stetina — 

    “Does time dedicated to working in the secular world endanger our souls?” Chris R. Armstrong asks this important question in Work: Theological...

  • Sleep Week for the Sleep Weak

    Biola launches campuswide campaign to improve students’ mental health

    Zachariah Jimison — 

    “I only got three hours of sleep last night.” “It’s week two and I’ve already pulled three all-nighters.” “Sleep? What even is sleep?” These are...

  • Statistical Experts

    Biola’s new Quantitative Consulting Center wants to help you with your data

    Kiana Karn, Joanna Wu — 

    Need help crunching those numbers? Look no further than Biola’s new Quantitative Consulting Center (QCC), which opened in fall 2019. Jason Wilson,...

  • Joanna Wu — 

    One of Biola’s student magazines, The Point, won a 2019 Pacemaker Award, a national honor for college campus publications For the second time in...

  • Coming Attractions

    New this fall: degrees in marriage and family therapy, public relations and more

    Jason Newell — 

    Biola is now accepting applications for several new programs launching this fall — including on-campus and online options for both graduate and...

  • Think About It

    A roundup of recent videos, podcasts and other resources on Christianity and culture

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Matt Redman at The Biola Hour — Biola’s YouTube channel Matt Redman, the singer and songwriter widely known for “10,000 Reasons (Bless the Lord),...

  • Against All Odds

    Liberian native Handson Lake overcomes trials to become a Torrey Honors student

    Joanna Wu — 

    Growing up in Liberia, Handson Lake never thought college would be possible. “Liberia is a country where the reality of getting three meals a day...

  • A Passion for Patronage

    John Rinehart seeks to fuel the spread of the Word through Gospel Patrons

    Zachariah Jimison — 

    As he was finishing his Master of Divinity at Biola’s Talbot School of Theology, John Rinehart (’02, M.Div. ’09) turned to his wife, Renée (Peck ’...

  • Little Learners, Big Innovation

    Koryn Parker founds a research-rooted Christian preschool

    Zachariah Jimison — 

    Koryn Parker (’02, M.A. ’03) was riding a bus in Hawaii when she heard God say she needed to talk to Biola about creating a developmental...

  • A Light in L.A.

    Diana Rongavilla brings community and opportunity to people in need

    Zachariah Jimison — 

    Diana Rongavilla (’16) is a nonstop nonprofit pro. Since graduating from Biola with a degree in sociology, Diana has served with Girls Inc., St....

  • Athletics Roundup

    Men’s Cross Country wins conference championship, finishes in nation’s top 25

    Austin Green — 

    Update: Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Biola University Athletics announced on March 15 that it would cancel all remaining spring...

  • Biola Baseball in the New Era

    Q&A with new head coach Jeff Calhoon

    Neil Morgan — 

    Update: Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Biola University Athletics announced on March 15 that it would cancel all remaining spring...

  • A Resounding Impact

    David Maddox is the 101st inductee to Biola’s ‘Bell Ringer Society’

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Looking out his southern-facing windows, David Maddox has an unobstructed view of Orange County from his home in the hills of Fullerton,...

  • You Asked, We Heard

    BiolaHub is your new home for mentoring, networking and community-building

    Lily Tsau — 

    You’ve heard it said, “If you want something, just ask for it.” Well, sometimes that works, and other times, not so much. But in this case, you...

  • Game On

    Biola Begins a New Era as an Official NCAA Division II Member

    Joanna Wu — 

    Mid-July is an otherwise quiet time on Biola’s campus, but on July 12 there was one office buzzing with excitement. Inside the Biola Athletics...

  • The Team Captain

    Athletic director Bethany Miller (’03) leads Biola into a new era

    Joanna Wu — 

    Bethany Miller has always been a competitor. Ever since her elementary school days at recess, if there was a basketball game and someone to play...

  • Great Books in the Great Outdoors

    13 students. 12 books. 1 unforgettable summer.

    Hannah Williamson — 

    Welcome inside the wonder of Torrey National Parks — one of the most adventurous and awe-inspiring courses offered anywhere. If you ever want to...

  • Is There Any Hope for Truth and Civility Online?

    Q&A with social media expert Carolyn Kim

    Joanna Wu — 

    The social media world is filled with land mines — from the negative back-and-forth on Twitter to passive-aggressive linking on Facebook — leading...

  • Making Sense of Suffering

    Professor Liz Hall receives $1.1 million grant to study the role of Christian faith in suffering

    Kristen Hartman — 

    What happens when the diagnosis comes — and it’s cancer? How do you make sense of it? How do you flourish in the midst of suffering? When...

  • Why You Need to Set Up a ‘Life Team’

    Book Excerpt from 'People Fuel' by Dr. John Townsend

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A Life Team is composed of those individuals who know all about you and can handle it all, just as you know and can handle everythingabout them....

  • Intellectual Conversion

    How an intense but civil discussion of artificial intelligence changed one expert’s mind

    Mihretu Guta — 

    It doesn’t happen routinely, but when it does, “intellectual conversion” is a pretty exciting phenomenon to witness. In my over 70 professional...

  • Think About It

    A roundup of recent videos, podcasts and other resources on Christianity and culture

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In-N-Out Burger’s Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson — Biola's YouTube channel Lynsi Snyder-Ellingson, president and owner of In-N-Out Burger, addressed...

  • Books by Biolans

    Recent publications by our very own Biola faculty and alumni.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story Industrial Light & Magic Presents: Making Solo: A Star Wars Story, by...