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Ben Maiava Ignites the Goals of Others at Passion Planner

At Passion Planner, Ben Maiava is able to combine his creative and problem-solving skills to help people plan for the future, reflect on the past, and act on the present.

Understanding the Loneliness Epidemic

Today, we have greater access to other people than perhaps any time in history. Yet the access and constant connection has not diminished loneliness. In fact, today many people are deeply lonely.
Amanda Hill's children holding her new book.

PLNU Professor Shares Parenting Advice in New Book

Amanda Hill's book, “Growing Pains: A Parent’s Guide to Child Development” is all about bridging the gap between academia and the true realities of family life.

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.

The Hospitality of Being Present

“Does everyone at your company feel like a failure because all of your patients die?” My eighteen-year-old son genuinely wanted to know. I explained to him that for people in the hospice industry, death isn’t failure; it’s the completion of life.
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PLNU Hosts Community Christmas Concert, “Handel’s Messiah”

PLNU has its own longstanding Christmas tradition in the form of the annual performance of “Handel's Messiah,” an event celebrating Christ through music.

Nathan Kemalyan Works to Prevent Injury and Illness in Zambia

Nathan Kemalyan is developing safe cookstove technology to prevent common burn injuries in Zambia that occur due to cooking over an open flame.
Isaiah Yoder claps on the sidelines of a football game.

From Injured to Recovered: Isaiah Yoder Pursues His Calling as an...

Having to deal with a number of crushing injuries growing up, Isaiah Yoder's struggle set the path for his vocation as the Head Athletic Trainer at Point Loma High School.
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Life After Service: Veterans Work Towards Their Degree

Veterans coming back later in life to pursue a secondary education have many additional challenges that they overcome through faith and strength.
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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.
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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.
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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.