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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...

From College Roommates to PLNU Professors: The Story of Best Friends...

They sit next to each other in PLNU’s cafeteria: Jamie Gates, Ph.D., eyes gleaming, and Rob Gailey, Ph.D., smiling in a red shirt from...
Sam Cyr Swinging Golf Club

Meaning in Misdiagnosis: Sam Cyr’s Perseverance of Faith as a Pro...

As Sam Cyr’s (09) bodyboard hit the cold water of the Pacific Ocean for the first time, he mentally noted to himself to buy...
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...
Alex Brunk with Basketballvideo

The Team Beyond the Court | Alex Blunk

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

Opening Dedication | Prescott Prayer Chapel

On May 1st, 2018, the new Lyle and Grace Prescott Prayer Chapel opened, becoming an ever-present reminder of the university’s commitment to Christ and...
Jordan Frye and Urban Rescue

Jordan Frye and Urban Rescue Return to PLNU: Feeling at Home

When Jordan Frye (08), lead singer of the band Urban Rescue, had a panic attack while surfing in the ocean — a sacred experience...
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...
Ryan and Wendy Kessler APL Award Winner

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Award Winners: Ryan and Wendy Kessler

The hospitality woven into the identity of the Kessler family is something that “evolved very organically,” they say. In 2010, Ryan (94) and Wendy...
Michelle Shoemaker APL Award Winner

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Award Winner: Michelle Shoemaker

Michelle Shoemaker (88) sat, deeply disturbed, as she listened to a local sheriff speak about the atrocities faced by the victims of human trafficking...
Ashby Rauch Kidd APL Award Winner

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Award Winner: Ashby Rauch Kidd

Ashby Rauch Kidd’s (03) vision has taken her halfway across the world. In 2003, she founded Visible Grace (VG), a nonprofit organization that aims...
Karl Martin PhD APL Award Winner

Alumnus of Point Loma (APL) Award Winner: Karl Martin, Ph.D.

It was the “biggest Glorious Fourth in 100 years,” wrote the New York Times. On the weekend of July 4, 1976, Americans bellowed patriotic...