Origins of Overload

Are we really as busy as we claim to be? And if so, why? Christine Spicer outlines a few sources of our stress.

Caring for Creation

Tie-dye? Jello? Whiteboard markers? Snorkel mask? Nametags? Watercolor paper? My mind ran through the needed supplies for the following day, just hours away, as...

Talking Point: Q&A with George Williamson

We sat down with PLNU’s director of worship ministries to discuss his views on effective worship and what he hopes students take away from...
Ron Benefiel

Talking Point: Q&A with Ron Benefiel, Ph.D.

PLNU was founded by P.F. Breesee and is affiliated with the Church of the Nazarene, a holiness denomination birthed out of Wesleyan Methodism. PLNU’s...
Two Plnu students hugging

What Good is Gratitude? The Role of Thanksgiving in Personal Development

Without effort, feelings of gratitude are often fleeting, passing as quickly as they come.

Glocal Ministry

It was a joke or an impromptu skit—I’m not sure what you’d call it—but at most it received a polite chuckle or two.
Cross at Dusk

Reclaiming Sabbath

Despite culture's movement away from Sabbath observance, keeping the Sabbath has real and meaningful benefits. We look here at ways we might recommit ourselves to Sabbath practice.
Crowded Intersection

Losing Sabbath

Explore the roots of Sabbath and how our culture has shifted away from keeping it holy.

Jared Callahan: Taking Back Sabbath

Jared Callahan is one alum who decided to take Sabbath seriously.

John Wesley on Homelessness and Poverty

In this issue of the Viewpoint, which focuses on homelessness, we have asked Mark Mann, director of the PLNU Wesleyan Center, to provide some...

Window & Puzzle: The Dead Sea Scrolls

Their accidental discovery has provided scholars with a peek into the practices of at least one Jewish group during the era in which Jesus...

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