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A Frightening New World

Contemplating The Role of Tomorrow's Technology A capacious laboratory swarms with workers in white overalls, their hands gloved with “pale, corpse-colored rubber.” There are several...
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Experience: A Light Shining in the Darkness

Jamie Gates, Ph.D., director for justice and reconciliation at PLNU, interviews Shelly Rambo, Ph.D., theology professor from Boston University at Brewed Awakening.
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Experience: Faith & Science

April Maskiewicz Cordero, Ph.D., PLNU biology professor, interviews author, journalist and host of "On Being" podcast, Krista Tippett, during Writer's Symposium by the Sea.
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Experience: On God’s Presence

PLNU alumnus Jordan Fry (08) speaks at PLNU's Chapel on God's presence and love. Check out additional videos of Urban Rescue performing.
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Experience: On Suffering and Faith

Jason David Sluyter (11) shares about suffering from cancer and how it has affected his faith at PLNU's Chapel.
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Closer View: Calling Through Relationships

Melanie Wolf, the Director of Discipleship, reflects on the role relationships at PLNU play in pursuing God’s calling in our lives.
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Closer View: Calling & Listening

Glen Laster, the Assistant Director of Public Safety, shares about discovering his gift of evangelization and how he has pursued his calling both at...
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The Courage to Listen Well

You’re hiking along a shallow stream, green foliage to your left and right, sharp stones pressing through the soles of your boots. You spot...

Talking Point: Q&A with John Calhoun, Ph.D.

Since 1907, the Church of the Nazarene has held general assemblies every four years. These global family reunions serve as times for worship, fellowship,...

How Much Do Our Words Matter?

Although we have always known it intuitively, science has confirmed the tremendous power our words have on ourselves, communities, and the world. In fact,...

Living with Loss: Walking Through Grief & Mourning

In early July, PLNU alumnus John Mark Slagle (84) was on the phone with his 26-year-old son, Jordan, discussing a speech Jordan had to...

How to Mourn with Those Who Mourn

Dr. Reuben Welch, professor emeritus, served as university chaplain from 1968-83. Since then, he has been an integral part of our community, impacting many...