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Contemplate Magazine

Julie Orr Helps Others Contemplate the Bible in the Midst of...

PLNU alumna Julie Orr created a magazine focused only on scripture to help others interact with the Bible more amidst busy lives.

A Stolen Farewell: Leaving Rwanda

With what seemed like an overnight spread of COVID-19, Brandon Walsh and his family were faced with a series of difficult choices in their effort to serve the church and stay safe.

A New Look at Ephesians, Colossians, and Philemon: Two PLNU Faculty...

What can each of Paul’s letters teach us that will help us better understand our faith?
Strawn speaking to students at chapel.

School of Theology Hosts Dr. Brent Strawn for Wiley Lectures

Since 1951, PLNU’s School of Theology and Christian Ministry has hosted speakers giving lectures on a topic relevant to Christian life. This year we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Brent Strawn to campus.

Surfing to Serve

The first time Will Allen tried surfing, he was just six years old. His dad steered him into a wave only for him to tumble face-first into the sand and nearly give up the sport altogether. But Will kept at it, eventually popped up, and has loved the sport ever since. 
Two couch chairs for the Writer's Symposium sit outside on a cliff edge.

Writing that Liberates: 2020 Writer’s Symposium By The Sea

Here’s what a colleague just asked me: “Has the Writer’s Symposium ever had a literary giant as big as Alice Walker?" It was a question that gave me pause, and it was great fun trying to think of an answer.
The San Diego community takes their walk towards the border.

Anticipating the Coming of Christ at the U.S.-Mexico Border

Each year members of the PLNU community travel to the U.S.-Mexico border to join hundreds of others for “La Posada Sin Fronteras" or "The Inn Without Borders."

Tales from the Border: Sacred Space

What is a sacred space? What does it look like? And where can you find these glimpses of heaven on earth? I am wholeheartedly convinced that the border between the United States and Mexico is a sacred space.
Lisa Sharon Harper stands and speaksvideo

Lisa Sharon Harper on Race & Faith | PLNU Original Series

Lisa Sharon Harper — author of The Very Good Gospel — shares about how non-diverse evangelicals can be better allies to their non-white brothers and sisters.
A group of female athletes huddle up to talk

The Female Athlete Mission

The Female Athlete Mission (or The FAM as it’s more often referred to) is a blog and podcast founded by Natalie Lawrence to address the specific mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of female athletes.

Can the Church Connect with the Next Generation?

Gen Z makes up the first truly "post-Christian" generation. Of course, this doesn’t mean there aren’t many faithful and committed young people engaged in church communities — there are.

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Vicki (Honea) Copp, D.Min.

Vicki (Honea) Copp has had a lot of job titles, but her career is cohesive. She has been on a path of ministry her entire life and is currently the senior pastor at the Church of the Nazarene in Cameron, Missouri.