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    Biola Athletics: A Year in Review

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

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    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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    Barry Corey — 

    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.

    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...

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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

    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...

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    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,...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Marisol Ramirez — 

    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

    Brett McCracken — 

    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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    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...

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    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...

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    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...

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    Dispatches from Abroad

    How a Change of Scenery Can Enliven Our Faith

    Brett McCracken — 

    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

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Dustin McCurry Torrey Rome (January 2009) Senior – Biochemistry/Philosophy We went to many churches that contained absolutely stunning works of...

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    Melissa Schubert — 

    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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    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    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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    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Bible is full of memorable and meaningful verses, but some of the richest treasures are often unfamiliar to the average Christian. What are...

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    My wife and I recently moved overseas with our 2-year-old daughter to serve among an unreached people group on the eastern border of the Tibetan...

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    Church and Screen

    Youth Pastor’s Film to Debut Nationwide

    Brittany Mccomb — 

    In his 11 years as a youth pastor, Jim Britts (’99) has come to know a thing or two about teenagers. For one: Life as a high school student seldom...

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    The Family That Sings Together

    ‘Idol’ Sibling Beats Odds to Attend Biola

    Brett McCracken — 

    A year ago this Christmas, freshman Katelyn MacIntyre was rushed to the hospital with kidney failure. For her family, it was like a bad case of...

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    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Last spring, Scott MacIntyre lived his dream while competing on American Idol and ultimately placing 8th. At the same time, his little sister,...

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    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    It’s not every day that nearly 1 million people around the world get a glimpse into a Biola University classroom. But after professor Matthew...

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    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...