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BY NICOLE FOUNTAS Each semester, PLNU’s discipleship ministries puts on Created Space, a large prayer and worship event that provides space for the student body to outwardly express creative means of spiritual growth and formation. More intimate manifestations of the event are monthly workshops that offer a small group of...

BY ERIC YATES Storytelling and introspection is at the heart of everything that Destin Daniel Cretton (01) does. Whether it’s detailing the inner workings of a short-term foster-care facility, deep diving the San Diego indie music scene, or profiling the real-life coming-of-age saga about a 14-year-old living alternating lives as an...

BY TIFFANY MUSICK MATTHEWS When students ask PLNU professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology Dr. Jeff Sullivan for career advice, he tells them to find what they’re passionate about and distinctly gifted in and use that to partner with God in what He’s doing. For Sullivan, this is more...

In this issue, we continue to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the move of Pasadena College to Point Loma. While this watershed moment in the school’s history presented a time of excitement and possibility, it also brought with it uncertainty and discomfort. Dr. Shelburne Brown, college president at the time...

We sat down with PLNU’s director of worship ministries to discuss his views on effective worship and what he hopes students take away from their time at PLNU.  Q: What is your understanding or practical theology of worship? A: In my early years of leading worship, I came across a...

Dr. Linda Beail, political science professor and director of PLNU’s Margaret Stevenson Center for Women’s Studies, addresses the highly-disputed question: Can women really have it all?