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After Mass Tragedy: Moving Beyond Our Initial Response

In December 2017, the fires in Ventura, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and San Diego, California, were still burning when the vast majority of news...

Adventuresome Civility: The Brave Work of Finding Common Ground

This season is brimming with questions of who we are to each other — how we should relate to each other in the spaces...

Making Busy Matter

While the world beckons busy, the Bible suggests something different. This article looks at what we can learn from the life of Christ to refocus our time and our hearts.

Why San Diego’s Polystyrene Ban Matters

Dave Gladson currently teaches Business 475: Sustainability in Action class at PLNU. In this class, we look at the changes individuals, companies, and nations...

Lauren Kim: Empowering Others to Reverse Poverty

“I want to be someone who people know they can be heard by, who is a voice for the voiceless. The international development major pushes me to personally step out of my comfort zone and into those places that aren’t fully served."
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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...
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Adoption Stories: The Korean Express

As I write this, it is almost Daniel’s homecoming day.

Across All Barriers: Choosing Risk & Vulnerability Over Differences

“The world has never been an easy place, but the past decade has been traumatic for so many people that it’s made changes in...
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Border Pilgrimage | PLNU Ministry with Mexico

Border Pilgrimage is a unique, multi-day excursion in which PLNU students are able to explore and better understand their relationship to the San Diego-Tijuana border region.
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Adoption Stories: Adoption, Identity, and Race

Anne-Elizabeth Powell, associate professor of library science, has had to deal with a lot of assumptions over the years.

Seeing People Through the Eyes of Christ

This summer, I had the opportunity to travel with several other PLNU students and leaders on a LoveWorks trip to Selma, Ala.—a 17-day museum...
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Adoption Stories: Grace and Healing: Our Story of Open Adoption

Humor me, for a moment. Let’s imagine we have run into each other at, say, a PLNU Homecoming event.