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  • Biola Magazine

    Biblical Literacy Quiz

    Test your biblical literacy with this 20-question quiz. No Googling, Bible-opening or other cheating allowed!

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Bible Revival: Recommitting Ourselves to One Book, by Kenneth Berding (M.A. ’96, professor of New Testament), Weaver, January 2014. Bible Revival...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biolans Up Close: Spring 2014

    Soyon (Chun, ’05) Thompson brings God’s love to trafficking victims in Nepal

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Not far from some of the highest peaks on earth, Soyon (Chun, ’05) Thompson works with people in the deepest of need. Together with her husband,...

  • Biola Magazine

    Alumni Files: Spring 2014

    What We’re Doing About Debt

    Rick Bee — 

    As a faculty member who teaches a “Faith and Money” course, I have the opportunity to work with and counsel numerous juniors and seniors each year....

  • Biola Magazine

    Amber Amaya — 

    Richard Camacho (’94), an assistant hospitalist at Dameron Hospital in Stockton, Calif., said his friends would’ve never expected he’d make it...

  • Biola Magazine

    Get to Know: Spring 2014

    Melissa Schubert, beekeeping Shakespeare enthusiast

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    As an adviser for Biola’s new Center for Christianity, Culture and the Arts, Melissa Schubert (’00) helps to bring some of this generation’s most...

  • Biola Magazine

    Barry Corey — 

    Being invited to grieve alongside the bereaved is one of life’s highest but least acknowledged honors. Quiet grieving in the company of the bereft...

  • Biola Magazine

    Unknown — 

    Here are the correct answers to Biola Magazine’sBiblical Literacy Quiz: 1.John Mark leaves the company of Paul and Barnabas to return to Jerusalem...

  • Biola Magazine

    A Curious Number in Numbers

    How should we understand the "10 times" Israel tested God in Numbers 14:22–23?

    David Talley — 

    “... none of the men who have seen my glory and my signs that I did in Egypt and in the wilderness, and yet have putme to the test these ten times...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    The Biola University Alumni Association recognized four alumni for their outstanding accomplishments and service during a special awards chapel on...

  • Biola Magazine

    Why Christianity Went Bust in Britain

    How could a whole nation just seem to wake up one morning and simply not believe anymore?

    Craig Hazen — 

    “The Death of Christian Britain” is a rather provocative book title. Did Christianity really die in Britain? I read this academic monograph by...

  • Biola Magazine

    What Can Christians Learn from Jesus’ Leadership Style?

    Nancy Ortberg (’78, M.A. ’83) on organizational effectiveness, teamwork and what it means to be a countercultural Christian leader in today’s business world

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Jesus may not have been a first-century CEO, but the way he led his team and accomplished his goals offers important lessons for today’s business...

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    Kenneth Berding — 

    Want to get the most out of your Bible reading, better grasping what God wants you to understand in his Word? These five guidelines from Kenneth...

  • Biola Magazine

    Open the Book

    Centuries ago, Christians risked their lives to bring us the English Bible. Today, we forsake life by ignoring it.

    John Rinehart — 

    Every morning when you wake up a battle begins in your heart. You feel the pressure to get going. Your responsibilities rush at you like the...

  • Biola Magazine

    The Crisis of Biblical Illiteracy

    Christians used to memorize and meditate on the Bible. We don’t do that anymore, and in a sense we’re starving ourselves to death. A look at the problem, how we got here and what needs to change.

    Kenneth Berding — 

    Stacey Irvine ate almost nothing but chicken nuggets for 15 years. She never tasted fruits or vegetables. She occasionally supplemented her diet...

  • Biola Magazine

    Neil Morgan — 

    Indoor Track And Field The women’s indoor track and field team notched its sixth consecutive Top 10 finish at the National Association of...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Chorale Consoles South Korean Mourners

    Student group prays, sings hymns near site of ferry disaster

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Just days after the tragic sinking of a ferry off the southern coast of South Korea, President Barry H. Corey and a group of Biola students were...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Announces New Applied Psychology Completion Program

    New hybrid program targets adult learners

    Molly Magee — 

    In September, Biola will launch a new undergraduate degree completion program in applied psychology — a program that is different from any other...

  • Biola Magazine

    Solidarity Against Secularism

    Ravi Zacharias and Dennis Prager speak to sold-out crowd

    Brett McCracken — 

    “Does God matter?” That was the question of the hour at Biola on Feb. 22, as well-known Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias and nationally...

  • Biola Magazine

    The End of Emerson

    Something new is in store for Biola’s oldest dorm

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola’s oldest residence hall is headed for retirement. Emerson Hall, a campus landmark that has served as a home to hundreds of Biolans over the...

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    Jason Newell — 

    More and more people care less and less about the Bible. That was one of the sad (but not surprising) findings researcher David Kinnaman (’96)...

  • The Good Book Blog

    Charlie Trimm — 

    The Canaanite destruction is the major ethical problem in the Old Testament. How can we serve a God who commanded genocide? In this post, we will look at the Torah’s presentation of the Canaanites to see how YHWH viewed the Canaanites in the time before the Conquest of Canaan.

  • Biola News

    Boone Farrington Named Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-American

    Senior third-baseman wins national academic recognition.

    Neil Morgan — 

    CoSIDA RELEASE Boone Farrington stood out on the diamond all season long as Biola’s most polished offensive weapon, and now he becomes Biola’s...

  • The Good Book Blog

    Nell Sunukjian — 

    In this third post about women’s ministry, I’d like to reflect on the condition of Women’s Ministry in the local church as I see it.

  • The Good Book Blog

    William Lane Craig — 

    In this week's Q & A, Dr. William Lane Craig finishes answering questions related to his debate with Sean Carroll, sharing his stance on fine-tuning.