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  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    After the 8.9-magnitude quake and accompanying tsunami struck Japan on March 11, it didn’t take Biolans long to find ways to support the suffering...

  • Higher Tech Education

    Second Imagination Summit ponders future of technology and education

    Brett McCracken — 

    La Mirada looked a bit like Palo Alto on April 15, when the second annual Imagination Summit brought top tech leaders and Silicon Valley...

  • Amy Seed — 

    Blake Mycoskie, CEO of TOMS Shoes, visited Biola in April to include students in a milestone company announcement. With the help of about 50...

  • Is Hell a Vital Doctrine?

    Theology professor Ashish Naidu on the afterlife and why it's essential to believe that 'love warns'

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    This spring, evangelical megachurch pastor Rob Bell caused a firestorm of controversy when he released his new book — Love Wins: A Book About...

  • Brett McCracken — 

    On March 25, eight teams competed in the annual AS-sponsored Mock Rock lip-syncing competition, performing elaborate song and dance routines in...

  • At the Top of Her Game

    Jessilyn Conicelli earns national honors

    Amy Seed — 

    Jessilyn Conicelli made the right decision four years ago when she had to choose between basketball and volleyball. Now a Biola graduate,...

  • Making the Grade

    Education symposium examines California’s public schools

    Jason Newell — 

    Are California’s public schools failing? Most Californians seem to think so, with 55 percent saying the quality of the state’s K-12 public schools...

  • Contentment and the American Dream

    Contentment's wisdom is good news for all seasons of life

    Joseph Gorra — 

    “We’ve got to buy something now!” I remember thinking that to myself when we first went shopping for a condo near Biola. The thought rallied my...

  • Jason Newell — 

    Way back in 1986, the very first issue of Biola Magazine (called Connections back then) landed in mailboxes. On the cover, in dull gray and black,...

  • Polytheistic Christians?

    What the struggles of the Corinthian church can teach us about our own residual paganism

    Moyer Hubbard — 

    This is the first in what will be a regular column for Biola Magazine, featuring selected posts from the Talbot School of Theology faculty blog,...

  • Craig Hazen — 

    It’s been fascinating to watch the very vocal and prolific new atheists, such as Christopher Hitchens, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett and Richard...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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,...

  • 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 —...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • We Love L.A.

    As Biola makes a push to return to its birthplace, meet some of the Biolans who are serving, studying and shaping the City of Angels

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Long before this cluster of buildings became one of the most recognizable skylines in the world, Biola had a special place in the city of Los...

  • Amy Seed — 

    Biola University recognized five alumni during a special awards chapel Feb. 18 for their outstanding contributions to society. At the chapel,...

  • Reader Poll: The Best of L.A.

    Readers share their favorite places to eat, catch a concert and more

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    With its abundance of attractions and venues, residents of Los Angeles have plenty of entertainment. Biola Magazine recently surveyed Biolans on...