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  • Dave Milbrandt — 

    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

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    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...

  • Q&A: Clark Campbell

    Rosemead’s New Dean

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    After a yearlong national search, Biola’s Rosemead School of Psychology has a new dean: Clark Campbell, who assumed the role in August. Campbell,...

  • A Classic, Reborn

    McDowell Duo Updates Landmark Book

    Jason Newell — 

    One memorable day back in 1976, Josh McDowell (’66, M.Div. ’71) sat down with a pot of coffee, some free time and a simple mission: write about...

  • Michael Moradshahi — 

    It’s not because I am obsessed with cows or chocolate or cheese, although I am fond of all three. Pocketknives, wristwatches and beautiful...

  • A Light in a Dark Place

    Alumna Reaches Out to Sex Workers in Athens

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Several nights each week, Kelsey Talbott (M.A. ’08) ventures out on a rescue mission — one that leads her into the shadowy brothels and seedy...

  • The Yolklore Lives On

    During Mega-Viewing, Biola Egg Vanishes Yet Again

    Jason Newell — 

    It’s been suspended from a helicopter. It’s been escorted through campus by a fire engine. It’s been buried, burgled, bulldozed, cloned and coated...

  • Taking the World Stage

    Judith Hill (’06) Wows Millions

    Brett McCracken — 

    Just hours after the memorial service for Michael Jackson on July 7, Rolling Stone magazine ran an online article that answered a question on many...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • ‘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...

  • I’m a Christian. Now What?

    New Journal Explores Spiritual Growth Process

    Jason Newell — 

    Professor Steve L. Porter likes to conduct a simple experiment when he teaches on the topic of spiritual formation. First, he asks students to...

  • The Vexing Vaccine Dilemma

    What New Parents Should Know About Immunizations

    Bob Sears — 

    Vaccines used to be an almost automatic routine for every baby. Parents simply got all the shots for their children without asking questions. But...

  • Economics of an Ordinary Radical

    An Interview with Shane Claiborne

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    When it comes to Christians and money, Shane Claiborne has something to say. But unlike many outspoken voices on these issues, Claiborne actually...

  • “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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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....

  • 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....

  • Kingdom Glimpses

    They came from all over the world. They will go out to all of the world. They seek to build the kingdom, not a fortress. They are Biola in 2009.

    Brett McCracken — 

    In the 2007 book, unChristian , Biola alumnus and Barna Group president David Kinnaman (’96) presents a startling array of statistics about the...