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“How Are You Single?” And Why That’s the Wrong Thing to...

I used to think the most uncomfortable thing to hear as a single person is the question, “How are you single?”

PCT Portraits: Capturing Thru-Hikers On Their 2,650 Mile Journey

For the last year and a half, I have become more and more interested with the Pacific Crest Trail, and each hikers' unique journey walking from Mexico to Canada.
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.
Ryan Garcia running on the baseball field.

Ryan Garcia: Fueled by Faith

Ryan Garcia (17) grew up in a Catholic home, so he didn’t come to PLNU without any idea of God. It’s just that though his...

The Gift of Singleness

“Singleness is a gift.” I had heard it one million times. I was lonely and I was afraid I would be single forever. I felt like my feelings were invalid or uncalled for because I was ungrateful for this “gift.”
Man runs on the american ninja warrior course

American Ninja Warrior Corey McCoy

PLNU alum Corey McCoy is a ninja warrior – at least after hours. A software programmer by day, McCoy made his debut appearance on the TV show American Ninja Warrior last spring.
Morgan Brass

Creating Community: Morgan Brass

Before her time at PLNU, Morgan Brass (16) had a tendency to focus on the negative. She saw things like being from a small...
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.

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Awardee: Justin Skeesuck

Justin Skeesuck's life was set on this new trajectory when he and his lifelong best friend, Patrick Gray, decided to undertake the Camino de Santiago together.
Josh Miller Speakingvideo

The Love of God, Josh Miller | PLNU Chapel

Alumnus and worship leader Josh Miller (14) shares how his story has been shaped by the love of God. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n8g3vqZL58 Related Article: Understanding God’s love transformed Stephanie Ruiz's...

For the Love of the Game

If I had a relationship status for my current standing with my collegiate sport it would be: “It’s Complicated.” I’ve played in different basketball leagues trying to get my groove back after those peak Sea Lion years. Sometimes a busy work schedule pulls me away, but also, I’m tired.

Creating a Safe Space to Ask Ignorant Questions

This is the power of a dinner table – or a potluck or a lunch date. Every shared meal is an opportunity to broaden our understanding of people through respectful and unguarded conversation.