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    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,...

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

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    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...

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    Biolans Up Close

    The Outdoorsman Pastor

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    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...

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    An Unexpected Ride

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

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    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...

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    Ladies’ Night

    Ruby Awards honor four Biola women

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    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...

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    Biola Athletics: A Year in Review

    The top 10 moments in Biola sports from the 2009-10 year

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    Biola athletes gave us a thrilling year of triumphs, upsets and memorable performances in 2009–10. To help us relive the excitement (or experience...

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    It was a few days ago when I spent a few days in Langley, British Columbia, at a symposium on spiritual formation among Christian colleges and...

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    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.

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    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...

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    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

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

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    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,...

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    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...

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

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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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...