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  • Does God ‘Send People to Hell’?

    Book excerpt from '40 Questions About Heaven and Hell'

    Alan Gomes — 

    The notion that God sends people to hell is accurate in a certain sense. If by “send to hell” one means that God himself will cast unrepentant...

  • Fruitful Research on Fruitless Areas

    Business professor Brandon Odell Ware studies the causes of ‘food deserts’

    Joanna Wu — 

    How close do you live to your nearest grocery store? This might not be something you often consider, but it’s an important question for Brandon...

  • Barry Corey — 

    Jesus said in Luke 12, “When you see a cloud rising in the west, immediately you say, ‘It’s going to rain,’ and it does. And when the south wind...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Put your phone down! — if you can. Studies show the average American over age 14 now engages with screens more than 10 hours a day. And as it...

  • A Loving Legacy

    With a final gift, longtime supporter Virginia Moats establishes two new scholarships

    Kristen Hartman — 

    Longtime Biola friend and supporter Virginia “Ginny” Moats was just two days short of her 106th birthday when she passed away on Oct. 1, 2018. One...

  • Public Relations Professor Receives National Award

    Professor Carolyn Kim receives faculty award from the Public Relations Student Society of America

    Joanna Wu — 

    When Carolyn Kim became the faculty adviser to Biola’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) a decade ago, it had just...

  • An Inspired Performance

    Junior Muli Yu wins big in prestigious international piano competition

    Alex Brouwer — 

    Muli Yu rushed to finish memorizing her seven pieces. Over summer break from Biola, she’d found herself half a world away in Italy, preparing to...

  • A Harmonious Relationship

    Biola’s enduring ‘Music at Noon’ concert series highlights connections with diverse L.A. music scene

    Alex Brouwer — 

    Flautist Gary Woodward and pianist Jiayi Shi perform at a recent'Music at Noon' concertinCrowell Hall. On a sunny October afternoon, guitarist...

  • Several New Programs Arriving this Fall

    Lineup includes online master’s in nursing and ‘Torrey meets Talbot’ theology degree

    Jason Newell — 

    This fall, Biola will launch its most significant expansion of new programs in recent memory, giving students more options in such high-demand...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Insider Outsider: My Journey as a Stranger in White Evangelicalism and My Hope for Us All , by Bryan Loritts (M.A. ’98, Biola trustee),...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Looking for thoughtful perspectives on key issues facing Christianity and culture? Here are just a few recent Biola videos, podcasts, articles and...

  • Write Quick: Fall 2018

    Kristin Fry on 'Beyond the Swipe: Honoring God, Respecting Yourself, and Finding the Right Match'

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    A quick chat with Kristin Fry (M.A. ’03), author of Beyond the Swipe: Honoring God, Respecting Yourself, and Finding the Right Match (Kregel...

  • Making Sense of Our Adversary

    Book excerpt from 'Defending Your Marriage' by Tim Muehlhoff

    Michael Muehlhoff — 

    “I love my husband, but I just can’t shake these thoughts.” Sandy sat before me holding her husband’s hand avoiding eye contact. She explained that...

  • Meet the Dean: Fall 2018

    Get to know Melissa Schubert, the new dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Joanna Wu — 

    Melissa Schubert, the new dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, is a familiar face at Biola. She has served at Biola for more than...

  • Jenna Loumagne — 

    Biola University has again been named one of America’s best colleges, earning a spot in the top tier of the “best national universities” category...

  • What Difference Do We Make?

    Together, Biola and its alumni contribute $1.2 billion to the national economy, new study finds

    Joanna Wu — 

    Biola generates $1.2 billion in economic activity nationwide each year, drives $204 million in federal tax revenue and supports 6,300 jobs across...

  • Glimpses into Glory

    A Look Inside the Artistic Transformation of Calvary Chapel

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola University’s Calvary Chapel, constructed in 1975, has served the university community as a central place of worship and instruction for more...

  • Lily Tsau — 

    (Left to right) Nick Carreno (Student Alumni Association volunteer), Stephanie Ramirez, Lily Tsau, Leina Gilster and Don Bernstein. I want to do...

  • Connect with Biola in Your Region!

    Plug in to community with help from a Biola alumni regional contact

    Lily Tsau — 

    Want to connect with fellow Biolans? This map shows the areas where you can find a Biola alumni regional contact who's eager to help. Find your...

  • Fighting Against Injustice

    Attorney Lydia Sharp (’12) advocates for disabled individuals victimized by human trafficking

    Kristen Hartman — 

    How does a fact-finding trip in the Dominican Republic for a book about baseball turn into a legal career? Ask Lydia (Ness, ’12) Sharp. On a class...

  • No Regular Joe

    As Starbucks’ Americas controller, Paul Shilling (’00) plays key business role for coffee giant

    Kristen Hartman — 

    After almost five years as the director of corporate accounting for Starbucks, Paul Shilling (’00) became Starbucks’ Americas controller in May...

  • The Peacemaker

    Sam "Saji" Oommen ('90) founder of Building Leaders 4 Peace, focuses work on reconciliation

    Kristen Hartman — 

    When Lana stood up in front of a room of her peers — fellow Syrian refugees, Turks, Americans and Canadians — and chose to forgive the pilot of...

  • Gary McIntosh — 

    This issue’s Last Word comes from The Good Book Blog, the faculty blog of Biola’s Talbot School of Theology. This adapted article was originally...

  • Biola Magazine Staff — 

    In some ways, technology has made it easier than ever for humans to connect. Yet despite their apparent connectedness, a growing share of American...

  • Athlete Profile: Stephanie Jewett

    Volleyball player works with special-needs orphans in China

    Neil Morgan — 

    Rather than hit the beach, go to Disneyland or visit her family in North Carolina, Stephanie Jewett — a senior communication sciences and disorders...