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    These are tough times for the news business. With readers increasingly getting their news for free online and advertisers spending less to reach...

  • Who's Yo Mama?

    Putting Luke 11:27-28 in context

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    Does Jesus ever surprise you with the ways that he responds to certain individuals in the Bible? The following interchange certainly cries out for...

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    It happens every year: Innocent lives around the world are forever altered by uncontrollable forces like war, natural disasters and changing...

  • Following in a Founder's Footsteps

    Joanna Torrey takes after her famous forefather

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    Growing up, junior Joanna Torrey knew her great-great-grandfather was someone important — a well known missionary and evangelist whose picture was...

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    Two Biola alumni “crashed” the Super Bowl in February, when their Doritos commercial, “Casket,” aired during the first quarter of the game. Kevin...

  • And the Winner Is...

    Biola authors garner book awards

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    Photo by Stephen Hernandez Looking for a good book? Several of last year’s best came from Biola authors, according to judges in some of the...

  • Talking Tech

    Biola imagines what it can give away online

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    Photo by Stephen Hernandez At one university in Iowa, students don’t need to make the long walk to the end of their dorm hallway just to find out...

  • Dispatches from Abroad

    How a Change of Scenery Can Enliven Our Faith

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    What do we see when we travel? Is it just postcard scenery and famous landmarks? Confusing subway maps and exotic menus? Or can there be more to it...

  • Student Dispatches

    Memories From Around The World

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    Dustin McCurry Torrey Rome (January 2009) Senior – Biochemistry/Philosophy We went to many churches that contained absolutely stunning works of...

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    In what I take to be the kindness of God, I recently enjoyed with my students a rich discovery in an unplanned connection between our Scripture...

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    The health care system in the United States needs rehabilitation. On that, politicians on both sides of the aisle agree. With costs rising rapidly...

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    The Bible is full of memorable and meaningful verses, but some of the richest treasures are often unfamiliar to the average Christian. What are...

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    My wife and I recently moved overseas with our 2-year-old daughter to serve among an unreached people group on the eastern border of the Tibetan...

  • Church and Screen

    Youth Pastor’s Film to Debut Nationwide

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    In his 11 years as a youth pastor, Jim Britts (’99) has come to know a thing or two about teenagers. For one: Life as a high school student seldom...

  • The Family That Sings Together

    ‘Idol’ Sibling Beats Odds to Attend Biola

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    A year ago this Christmas, freshman Katelyn MacIntyre was rushed to the hospital with kidney failure. For her family, it was like a bad case of...

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    Last spring, Scott MacIntyre lived his dream while competing on American Idol and ultimately placing 8th. At the same time, his little sister,...

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    It’s not every day that nearly 1 million people around the world get a glimpse into a Biola University classroom. But after professor Matthew...

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    Dan Parris (’08) looked at the pilot and engineer moving frantically in the front seat of the plane. As one of them jerked the controls up once...

  • Exploring the Yolklore

    The Unverified History of the Biola Egg

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    For decades, Biola students have been hunting for the Biola Egg, a mysterious mass of concrete that only a small minority of students can claim to...

  • Prayer for Generation Tweet

    Rediscovering a Vital Spiritual Discipline in a World of Constant Distractions

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    Ours is an age of fast, easy communication. If we have a message to deliver, there are a myriad of options at our disposal: We can e-mail across...

  • Doing Thanks

    The Anatomy of Gratitude

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    I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder. – G.K. Chesterton I became a...

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    For Christian singles — an ever-growing group within the church — the prevailing message in culture and from the pulpit is often “Get married! As...

  • A Reformer’s Resurgence

    Five Centuries Later, Calvin’s Work is Still ‘Changing the World’

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    This year marks John Calvin’s quincentenary — the 500th anniversary of the famous theologian’s birth — and his impact on Christian thought and...

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    When I think of what a typical missionary does, Ted Ruiz (M.Div. ’84) and his wife, Viv, come to mind. Family friends, they have selflessly...

  • Why We Should Pray For Hollywood

    An Interview With Karen Covell

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    Karen Covell believes in the power of prayer and has a heart for the soul of Hollywood. That’s why 10 years ago she founded the Hollywood Prayer...