Experiencing growth and grief as a camp counselor

Cameron Gardiner and Cameron Gardiner

April 26, 2012

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I held his head to my chest. The grease in his hair slicked my fingers. I felt so helpless, but it was all I could do in that moment. I couldn’t help myself; I had to weep for him. I had to weep with him. I always considered my...

Staff Editorial: three awareness weeks in one makes it hard to focus on issues

Chimes Staff and Chimes Staff

April 25, 2012

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In an effort to address multiple issues, it seems that Biola has bit off more than it can chew. Sexual Assault Awareness Week, Creation Stewardship Week and Holocaust and Genocide Awareness Week have all fallen within the sp...

Faculty Column: importance of gospel-centered leadership

Chris Johnson and Chris Johnson

April 25, 2012

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I still remember the conversation that I had with God nine months ago. It was 5 a.m. as I stood outside a village in the middle of Ghana. As I stood there, I was overwhelmed by the weight of the task that God had placed before me...

More than a Mormon: Christians should look beyond Romney’s religion

Shaefer Bagwell and Shaefer Bagwell

April 24, 2012

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I hear Mitt Romney is Mormon. That news seems to be all over the place these days. Among Biola students, the focus is on the common Christian desire that there should be a Christian in the White House. The talking heads on th...

Furthering the kingdom primary reason for voting

Austin Rogers and Austin Rogers

April 24, 2012

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Voting season is upon us, and with so many issues to consider, it is easy for the faithful Christian to get lost in the political complexities surrounding it, or else be taken in by partisan rhetoric. How would the Bible ha...

Chew On This: living for God in Los Angeles

Mark Miller and Mark Miller

April 18, 2012

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Editor's note: This week, Mark Miller and I decided to swap papers. You can read my article in The Clause here. Many thanks to the APU community for letting me share, and for lending us your opinion editor! It might se...

Faculty Column: Associated Students president finds her responsibility in her identity

Janine Marderian and Janine Marderian

April 18, 2012

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Every spring, Biola’s admissions department hosts informational seminars called “Junior Sessions,” designed to give prospective students an overview of Biola. In order to help high school students envision Bi...

Corey’s Corner: the discipline of saying “no”

President Barry Corey and President Barry Corey

April 10, 2012

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The week of Missions Conference, I sat with students in the Caf just to ask questions. That Friday, a dozen guys I’ve come to know quite well from across campus got up early to join me, huddled in the “ski lodge” for br...

Tech Talk: avoiding total dependence on technology

Elizabeth Sallie and Elizabeth Sallie

March 28, 2012

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How often have you desperately wanted that triple-shot iced caramel macchiato, but weren’t willing to wait in the line for it at the Talon? Maybe you really need a midnight snack, but Mock Rock kids are taking all the breakfast bu...

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