Convocation staff members Gus Peterson and Anneleise Graf were let go days before the start of the spring 2021 semester. Administration has yet to comment on the staff’s departure from Pepperdine but promises more information in the coming months regarding spiritual life programming.
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Season two of the Spiritual Life Blogcast has started. There are new guests that will be joining this season.
The Pepperdine community responded to protestors from a church group through posters, Freedom Wall displays and a call to wear orange
Photo Courtesy of Pepperdine University Eric Wilson, associate chaplain for the Office of the Chaplain, kicked off a three-part convocation series with a ‘Panel on Faith’ on March 22 in Elkins. This three-part convocation series is put on in conjunction with the Center for Faith and Learning. Each convocation will feature a book, with themes […]
Photo by Moni Avila Richard Mouw, American philosopher and theologian, spoke in Elkins Auditorium on March 15 to share his message on what he likes to call ‘Convicted Civility’ with the Pepperdine community. At the root of Convicted Civility is the idea that conviction and civility are an integral part of civil discourse and Christianity […]
Convocation Office and University Chaplain seek to unite Pepperdine students and faculty through student-led club convocations.
Photos by Falon Opsahl After a three-year request, Ravi Zacharias hosted the Veritas Forum exploring several life experiences, analogies and other stories that could answer the question: “What Gives Humans Value.” The Veritas Forum, held in the Firestone Fieldhouse at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, was open to the Pepperdine community and anyone else who was […]
Photo Courtesy of the Veritas Forum at Pepperdine This year’s Veritas Forum will feature Ravi Zacharias, Christian apologist and the founder and president of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, who will speak on “What Gives Humans Value” and delve into the big questions of faith and the existence of God on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in […]
Photo Courtesy of Brooke Cutler The first-ever Global Learning Week will continue to grow and expand in future years after a successful launch last week, Senior Associate Director of the Office of International Students Services Brooke Cutler said. The Global Learning Week offered students the opportunity to gain different cultural perspectives and become global citizens, […]
Photo by Zach Lee Faculty, staff and students gathered Wednesday night to remember the lives of two students who passed away during winter break: freshman Daniela Benavides and sophomore Cameron Johnson. Benavides was killed in a single-car crash in Key Biscayne, Florida on Jan. 1 and Johnson died in Ecuador on Jan. 6, while on […]