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  • Biola News

    Biola Joins in Great California ShakeOut

    Emergency drill helps university and city prepare for earthquake

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    A corner of Biola’s campus was transformed into something straight out of a disaster movie on Oct. 21, as a small army of emergency responders...

  • Biola News

    You're Designed to Shine

    Girls, pearls and beach converge at weekend event and new song about Biola debuts

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    A weekend of self-reflection, support and surrender ended with a stunning sunset at Huntington Beach at the closing event of the “You’re Designed...

  • Biola News

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Over 680 parents and guests visited campus during Parent & Family Weekend. Family members joined their Biola students to attend chapel,...

  • Biola News

    The Growth of Pentecostalism in Urban Communities

    Professor receives grant to research new Pentecostal movements

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Pentecostalism is the fastest growing segment of the church in urban communities, attaining growth worldwide. On the outskirts of Los Angeles, an...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    True Religion: Taking Pieces of Heaven to Places of Hell on Earth , Palmer Chinchen (’86), David C. Cook, June 2010; A rising voice in the...

  • Biola Magazine

    Alumni Files: Fall 2010

    Fan Mail for the Faculty

    Rick Bee — 

    Here at Biola, we have an annual tradition that you might not find at most other schools. Each year, about a week before the students start...

  • Biola News

    Biola Welcomes New Provost and Senior Vice President

    “God's Glory, Neighbor's Good” (Luke 10:25-28)

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    The Biola community is cordially invited to attend the installation ceremony of Dr. David Nystrom as provost of Biola University on Friday, Nov....

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola Magazine asked a group of students, alumni and professors to select a handful of modern worship songs that they've found to be both...

  • Biola Magazine

    Worship, Creativity and a ‘Sloppy Wet Kiss’

    An interview with worship artist John Mark McMillan

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    One of the rising voices in the contemporary worship music scene is John Mark McMillan, a North Carolina-based songwriter whose new hit album, The...

  • Biola Magazine

    Weightier Worship

    Does modern worship need a dose of doctrine (and imagination)?

    Brett McCracken — 

    Last spring, evangelicals across America were abuzz when Atlanta’s North Point Community Church released “Sunday’s Coming,” a short film that...

  • Biola Magazine

    Gained in Translation

    Professor fills theological void for Spanish speakers

    Jason Newell — 

    About a decade ago, Matt Williams was preparing to teach an advanced class on Galatians at a Bible institute in Barcelona, when he ran into a big...

  • Biola Magazine

    Up Close

    Exploring apologetics, soul care and the 'White Woods'

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    When people ask author Jonalyn Fincher (M.A. ’03) what she and her husband, Dale (M.A. ’02), hope to achieve with their nonprofit, Soulation, she...

  • Biola Magazine

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Serving With Wycliffe in Latin America Marty Lange (’89) has been serving with Wycliffe Bible Translators since 1990. After graduating from Biola,...

  • Biola Magazine

    Michelle Anthony — 

    If we want our faith to endure for all generations, we must become increasingly confident and focused about the kind of faith we are trying to...

  • Biola Magazine

    How Is Technology Shaping Generation Y?

    Psychologist Doreen Dodgen-Magee (Psy.D. '92) on what texting, video games and the Internet are doing to young people's brains

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Like most moms, Doreen Dodgen-Magee (Psy.D. ’92) doesn’t like her kids spending too many hours in front of the TV. But Doreen — a Rosemead School...

  • Biola Magazine

    Spirituality at a Crossroads

    Professor's groundbreaking research examines the spiritual growth — and struggles — of the nation's Christian college students

    Todd Hall — 

    Editor's Note: Plenty of studies have been done on what happens to students during their four years of college: how their minds grow, how their...

  • Biola Magazine

    Stephanie Brock — 

    “I shall not die, but live, And tell of the works of the Lord.” (Ps. 118:17) My husband chose this verse for our first son, Adam, shortly after...

  • Biola Magazine

    Soothing Sounds

    Students teach music to Haitian earthquake victims

    Jenna Loumagne — 

    Jeanette Wong sat in an outdoor worship service exhausted — emotionally and physically. One week remained in her three-week mission trip to Haiti,...

  • Biola Magazine

    'Up and Comer'

    Biola makes top tier of U.S. News rankings

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    Biola achieved its highest ranking ever in U.S. News & World Report’s annual college rankings this August, earning a spot in the top tier of...

  • Biola Magazine

    In Our Own Backyard

    Student film exposes U.S. slave labor and sex trades

    Katelynn Camp — 

    For the almost 18,000 men, women and children trafficked into the United States yearly and sold as sex workers or forced laborers — in addition to...

  • Biola Magazine

    The Miracle of May 2010

    President's Perspective

    Barry Corey — 

    The view from my office window is a complete mess. And I couldn’t be happier about it. From where I sit, I can see giant tractors tearing into the...

  • Biola Magazine

    In Your Hands

    Editor's Note

    Jason Newell — 

    The Summer 2010 edition of Biola Magazine generated more calls, letters and e-mails than any other issue in at least the past several years — which...

  • Biola Magazine

    In Memoriam

    Former President J. Richard Chase, 1930–2010

    Biola Magazine Staff — 

    For nearly three decades, J. Richard Chase was a towering figure on Biola’s campus — both in stature and influence. First as a student, then as a...

  • Biola News

    Christianity Today Features Biola Program in New York

    New center offers seminary training for Messianic Jews

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    In its September 2010 issue, Christianity Today features a three-page article about the Charles L. Feinberg Center for Messianic Jewish Studies,...

  • Biola News

    The Annual Affirmation of the Articles of Faith by the Board of Trustees

    On Friday, September 17, members of the Biola community gathered to witness a historical tradition.

    Jenna Bartlo — 

    Biola University’s ‘Red Book’ took center stage on Friday, September 17, 2010 at the Annual Affirmation of the Biola Articles of Faith. Biola’s 25...