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Spiritual Growth Articles

  • A Space of Grace: Friendships as Intimacy

    a response to The Biola Hour on Cultivating Community

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Fan Thyself in the Fire

    a blog response to The Biola Hour on For All Seasons' "Clarity"

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Failure is not an Option

    a response to The Biola Hour on Dating

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Work Like You Mean It

    a response to The Biola Hour on vocation & calling

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    “I know I didn’t get the project in on time, but can you extend a little grace?” “If I could get Sunday’s off, that would be great—oh no, don’t...

  • Oh my Goodness: How we are Losing our Potential for Positive Change

    a blog response to The Biola Hour "Be a Good Girl"

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Louie Chong — 

    When 2016 was coming to a close I never thought life would change so drastically as it did in 2017. Without making this list longer than it needs to be these are some of the things that happened to me in 2017...

  • The Quarterlife Question

    a blog response to The Biola Hour on Quarter-life Crises and Calling

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • The Third G

    a blog response to The Biola Hour on Calling in the Marketplace

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Out-Gospel the Growing

    a blog response to The Biola Hour on Uncomfortable Church

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Laureen Mgrdichian — 

    Your pictures tell a story. Take your driver’s license, for example. Although most of you have only had one photo taken so far, in time, you will...

  • Love on the Wrong Side

    a blog response to The Biola Hour on Winsome Persuasion

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Fleshy Prison or Beautiful Vessel

    a blog response to the The Biola Hour on Spirituality & Embodiment

    Samantha Gassaway — 

    As a way to continue the conversations in The Biola Hour, we've invited Sam Gassaway to blog her thoughts after each episode. This is a response...

  • Alex Bell — 

    Many of us leave Missions Conference feeling inspired, called, and convicted. But it can be so easy to say we’ll do something about it when we...

  • John Tuttle — 

    Mike Ahn sits down with theology professor Fred Sanders to discuss the Trinity and how it is portrayed in the book and new movie, "The Shack."

  • Mike Ahn — 

    Mike Ahn sits down to discuss author Nancy Yuen's new book, "Reel Inequality," which examines modern racism in Hollywood.

  • Mike Ahn — 

    Derek Minor talks about how his spirituality has informed his art, and how his art has pushed his spirituality.

  • Mike Ahn — 

    Dr Tania Abouezzeddine and Mike Ahn discuss the misconceptions surrounding the Arab and Muslim community and how Christians should respond.

  • Mike Ahn — 

    President Barry Corey and Mike Ahn discuss what it means to be a Christian in a post-Christian world in this special edition of the Biola Hour.

  • Mike Ahn — 

    Mike Ahn and Carrie Stockton field questions on how to flourish while being single.