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  • Ladies’ Night

    Ruby Awards honor four Biola women

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Serving others isn’t always a glitzy job. But this spring, Biola hosted a glittery gala to honor some of the Biola women whose servant-leadership...

  • An Unexpected Ride

    Biola-produced short film picks up awards at film festivals worldwide

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    When 14 undergraduate students in Biola’s Cinema and Media Arts (CMA) program went to Tokyo, Japan, over the 2009 interterm to make a film for...

  • Biolans Up Close: Summer 2010

    The Outdoorsman Pastor

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Zeke Pipher (M.Div. ’01) isn’t your typical pastor. With an M.Div. from Talbot School of Theology and a D.Min. from Gordon-Conwell, Pipher is the...

  • Christine Lee — 

    As a young girl I had a feeling I’d marry a youth pastor. Maybe it had to do with growing up attending church and being involved in ministry at an...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    NOTE: These books are available at discounted prices at www.biolabookstore.com under “Biola Authors.” Add the code “bauthors10” at checkout to...

  • Jason Newell — 

    If you’re wondering why you haven’t received your copy of the Summer 2010 issue of Biola Magazine, you’re not alone. The issue, as it turns out,...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In the growing movement known as intelligent design, Stephen Meyer is an emerging figurehead. A young, Cambridge-educated philosopher of science,...

  • Alumni Files

    Mark Your Calendar

    Rick Bee — 

    In the next few weeks, the alumni office will be sending out again an extensive events schedule for your planning, involvement and entertainment...

  • Matthew Williams — 

    Note: It is so important to read the New Testament with first-century eyes. This lesson on the Parable of the Prodigal Son is taken from The...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Let’s face it: Sometimes the “lazy days” of summer can seem a little too lazy. So why not spice up your summer by doing different things each day,...

  • The Ultimate Summer Reading List

    Nine Biola professors (and two Biola Magazine editors) recommend some of their favorites in a variety of genres and categories.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Matthew Weathers Professor of Mathematics Photo by Mike Villa Favorite Book of the Past Few Years: Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational...

  • Talking Tech

    Biola imagines what it can give away online

    Jason Newell — 

    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...

  • And the Winner Is...

    Biola authors garner book awards

    Jason Newell — 

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

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

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

  • Following in a Founder's Footsteps

    Joanna Torrey takes after her famous forefather

    Brett McCracken — 

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

  • Marisol Ramirez — 

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

  • Who's Yo Mama?

    Putting Luke 11:27-28 in context

    Joe Hellerman — 

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

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

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

  • Gregg TenElshof — 

    Beliefs are sometimes demanding. Often they break in on us unexpectedly and take to ordering us around like uninvited tyrants. One minute we’re...

  • Brett McCracken, Brittany Mccomb — 

    At 4:52 p.m. on Jan. 12, Louima Lilite (’99), a professor of music at Oklahoma Baptist University, was in a planning session for the music camp he...

  • Brittany Mccomb — 

    In the aftermath of the Jan. 12 earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people and reduced Haiti’s capital city of Port-au-Prince to ruins,...

  • When Nobody Cares Who Gets the Credit

    Dennis Eastman ('92, M.A. '98) helps turn a troubled high school into one of America's best

    Brett McCracken — 

    Photos by Greg Schneider When he was a student at Biola’s School of Education, Dennis Eastman (’92, M.A. ’98) learned that the...

  • Biola's Mission in Pictures

    For the first-ever Biola Magazine Photo Contest, we asked readers to submit images that captured the university's mission of impacting the world for Christ.

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For the first-ever Biola Magazine Photo Contest, we asked readers to submit original images that capture the spirit of Biola’s mission to impact...

  • Exploring the Yolklore

    The Unverified History of the Biola Egg

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    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...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    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...