Maek Ceramicsvideo

Closer View: Caring More About Less

Alumni Ryan Shoemaker (17) and Michaela Maes (16, MBA 17) talk about the life, business, and spiritual lessons they are learning as owners of handmade...
Scott Weeman

From Addict to Disciple: One Man’s Story Out of Addiction, Darkness,...

Scott Weeman (17) pushed his beach cruiser against the unforgiving sand in Mission Bay, the water shimmering in the sun like a thousand silver...
A girl on swing

Bringing Back Play: What the Loss of Play Means for Our...

In her online Washington Post article “The Decline of Play in Preschoolers — and the Rise in Sensory Issues,” pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom...
LoveWorks

30 Years of Sending: How LoveWorks and Spiritual Development have grown...

For 30 years, PLNU has sent students around the world on LoveWorks short-term mission trips. LoveWorks teams go only where they are invited and...
Drew Lasker

Drew Lasker: New Heights

At 35 years old, Drew Lasker (04) recently had the rare privilege of representing England in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and will be re-signing...
Jessica Bird

Wearing Masks in Order to Remove Them: Healing Through Show Business

In a theatre course on Laban movement techniques at PLNU, Jessica Bird (09) was asked to create a series of assignments based off of...
Transition to Vacation

Why We Need More Play, Recreation, and Leisure in Our Lives

The author Stuart Brown, M.D., details the intriguing encounter between a twelve-hundred-pound Polar Bear and a Canadian Eskimo sled dog in the book Play: How...
puritan-looking drawing

PLNU Alumni Ranked in the Top Five Nationally: Q&A with Point...

Point Loma Spike, a Spikeball team made up of PLNU alumni Kenny Ortega (15) and Zach Wood (15), is currently ranked 4th — in...
girl looking out the window of the church

Why Is Gen Z Disconnecting from the Church?

The decline in church attendance in the U.S. over the last few decades has been widely discussed and written about. Young adults who have...
Alex Brunk with Basketballvideo

Closer View: The Team Beyond the Court

PLNU athlete and alum, Alex Brunk (17, MBA 18), opens up about losing her ability to play basketball for PLNU due to injury and...

Reflections on the 2018 Human Trafficking Research Conference

When I hear the words “research conference,” I think of poster boards filled with charts and data, PowerPoint slides full of acronyms, or abstract...
Hand holding phone, touching pray app on screen

Proclaiming the Gospel to All of (Cyber)Creation

Thanks to technological innovation, we now have access to spiritual wisdom and divine inspiration at all times — flying 35,000 feet in the air,...

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