Pepperdine is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, as was its founder, George Pepperdine. A Religion professor and Church of Christ student discuss the history of the affiliation and what it looks like to be part of the Church at Pepperdine now.
With only a few years of teaching under her belt, Assistant Professor of Political Science Karie Riddle has discovered how to connect her three passions: faith, feminism and education. As a tenure-track professor, Riddle said she hopes to bring passion and mentorship into the classroom.
Body and Soul incorporates the five senses within a new piece of art, music, film or experience; the biggest blank slate giving light to the things that deserve it. Life and Arts Editor Beth Gonzales discusses her experience at The Gathering, a local church filled with the Pepperdine spirit.
Madison Menefee reflects on her journey to faith and what it means to share that part of herself with the ones she loves.
In February, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of a California church, lifting complete bans on in-person religious services. Joe Allgood reports on what that means for three California churches.
In light of recent racial injustices, many POC may turn to the Christian Church as a source of refuge and hope. Unfortunately, the church has not always supported these members — so, what are ways it can support them now?
Photo courtesy of Juan Carlos Hugues As a high school student, Juan Carlos Hugues was at war with his identities. Hugues now proudly identifies as gay, Latinx and Christian, specifically Church of Christ. Hugues, a senior psychology and religion major, served as president during the 2019-2020 academic year for Crossroads — now called Crossroads Gender […]
Fresh Faces features first-year and transfer students in an effort to unite Pepperdine students, regardless of where they are. This installment introduces Christopher Ganey, who discusses his passion for faith and interest in business.
Although women have served the church in many capacities throughout history, women acting as public leaders within the church continues to be controversial, and some women still feel the psychological effects.
Art by Aliya Edwards Before she found a home at Agoura Bible Fellowship, freshman Rachel Stull visited about seven churches but none of them were a perfect fit. “Honestly, the bottom line has been just finding something that feels normal,” Stull said. “There’s been a lot of my suitemates and I just visiting churches and […]