A large diverse family gathers together closely for a photo.

Full Hands, Full Hearts: Mother of 10 and Counting Has Found...

The road to a double-digit-sized family for Candy Woertman has been extremely challenging, incredibly rewarding, and a privilege to walk down as an expression of her faith.
PLNU professor Ben Cater speaks to students on a wooden dock.

Challenge and Promise in the Age of COVID-19: A Faculty Member’s...

PLNU's Ben Cater shares thoughts on the challenges COVID-19 poses for professors to teach, shape, and send their students.
Man pours coffee beans into a grinder.

Celebrating Unity Over DIY Cold Brew

Alums Brian Frey and Jon Runion share about the spaces they have created to bring people of all backgrounds together through coffee, church and community.
Zack Noll throwing the baseball.

PLNU’s Zack Noll: Pandemic like a 2-0 curveball, ‘I wasn’t expecting...

After an abrupt end to his last season of collegiate baseball, PLNU athlete Zack Noll explains how he is coping with the transition.
PLNU senior in their cap and gown in front of the Greek.

To the Class of 2020 Graduates

As the graduating class of 2020 copes with the temporary loss of their graduation ceremony, Karl Martin looks to offer some hope and wisdom.
A PLNU student works on a project from home.

A Day in My Life as a Virtual PLNU Student |...

As PLNU students transition to a semester of virtual classes, they are finding ways to maintain balance and stay connected with others, while continuing their studies.
Strong's kids on the water

Mike Strong ‘Beautifies’ Society Through Teaching High School Students

Mike Strong ‘beautifies’ society through teaching high school students, a PLNU alum who serves his community as a teacher.

The Journey of Daulton Hommes

Daulton Hommes helped take the men’s basketball program to the national championship game, while earning NABC Division II Men’s Basketball Player of the Year honors. See what he is up to now.
Merrill celebrating with friends.

Stand Up Paddle Board World Champ and PLNU Alum Emmy Merrill

Some people are inherently driven towards their calling in life. This is especially true of Emmy Merrill, a two-time world champion for the ISA Stand Up Paddle Board Championships.
Jim Daichendt rides his bike during a triathlon.

Triathlon Training Gives Faculty Unique Bond

Training for triathlons together enhances the bonds between a group of PLNU faculty members and makes the pursuit of their careers and callings more meaningful and fun.
A home designed by Courtney

Making a House a Home

Amber Courtney brings people a sense of home through her skills as an interior designer, furnishing houses of previously homeless families.
Amanda Hill's children holding her new book.

PLNU Professor Shares Parenting Advice

Amanda Hill's book, “Growing Pains: A Parent’s Guide to Child Development” is all about bridging the gap between academia and the true realities of family life.