Clark and Jones

Two Moms on a Mission to Fight Human Trafficking

When Kim Jones (90), the director of external relations and development for PLNU’s Center for Justice & Reconciliation, found out a 13-year-old girl was...
Mandy Arioto

Mandy Arioto: A CEO Who Inspires and Empowers

Mandy Arioto (00) is president and CEO of one of the country’s most influential parenting organizations, MOPS International. MOPS is a Christian organization that...
Sunset at PLNU with cross

Stephanie Ruiz: Set Free by Love

It wasn’t faith that Stephanie Ruiz found at PLNU. It was love. And truly understanding God’s love proved to transform both her faith and...

From College Roommates to PLNU Professors: The Story of Best Friends...

They sit next to each other in PLNU’s cafeteria: Jamie Gates, Ph.D., eyes gleaming, and Rob Gailey, Ph.D., smiling in a red shirt from...
Sam Cyr Swinging Golf Club

Meaning in Misdiagnosis: Sam Cyr’s Perseverance of Faith as a Pro...

As Sam Cyr’s (09) bodyboard hit the cold water of the Pacific Ocean for the first time, he mentally noted to himself to buy...
Scott Weeman

From Addict to Disciple: One Man’s Story Out of Addiction, Darkness,...

Scott Weeman (17) pushed his beach cruiser against the unforgiving sand in Mission Bay, the water shimmering in the sun like a thousand silver...
Drew Lasker

Drew Lasker: New Heights

At 35 years old, Drew Lasker (04) recently had the rare privilege of representing England in the 2018 Commonwealth Games and will be re-signing...
Jessica Bird

Wearing Masks in Order to Remove Them: Healing Through Show Business

In a theatre course on Laban movement techniques at PLNU, Jessica Bird (09) was asked to create a series of assignments based off of...
Converted barracks now host the boutique retail side of Moniker General.

Designing for Spaces and Community: If You Build It

When I walked into Moniker General for the first time, I didn't know that the space was built with a specific mission in mind....
Jason David Slitter sits on the grass

A Story from Suffering to Hope: These Walls

Jason David Sluyter (11) can vividly recall the most difficult moment of his battle with cancer. After having 60 percent of his tongue and...
Ryan Garcia running on the baseball field.

Ryan Garcia: Fueled by Faith

Ryan Garcia (17) grew up in a Catholic home, so he didn’t come to PLNU without any idea of God. It’s just that though his...

Full STEAM Ahead

As a young girl, Jasmine Sadler took a dance class for the first time and immediately fell in love with the finesse, expressiveness, and...

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