Students in Landed spent their first meeting Sept. 26 engaging in both worship and community. Previous student intern Kailey Schaneberg and Karl Kalinkewicz, the assistant director of marketing and student development started Landed in 2015. Photos by Mary Elisabeth Faith, culture and fruitfulness — students in Landed have been exploring the significance of these topics as … [Read more...] about IP Landed Helps Students Stay Rooted in Faith and Community
Art by Samantha Miller As the first month of 2022 comes to a close, couples count down the days until they can celebrate Valentine's Day. For singles, the holiday continues to creep up on the calendar.Considering 131 million people exchange Valentine's Day cards every year, greeting card companies — alongside flower shops, chocolatiers and so forth — take full … [Read more...] about Opinion: Is Valentine’s Day Depraved or Demure?
On the far right, Jenn Gash smiles big as she interns at a youth ministry in summer 2019. The Religion Division has funded Gash's internship, as well as many other students, through the division's annual Summer Ministry Internship Program.Asking students around campus the go-to question, "What's your major?" reveals the multitudes of majors a student can choose at Pepperdine. … [Read more...] about Dive Into the Majors: Religion
Beauty from ashes, mourning turned to joy, the burden of heaviness transformed into a garment of praise. These are the promises God makes to His people in Isaiah 61, and they are woven throughout Scripture. While Isaiah speaks these words prophetically in the Old Testament, Jesus fulfills them many centuries later when he quotes the prophet in a Jewish synagogue, saying … [Read more...] about Letter from the Editor | Currents Spring 2021
Art by Isabella Teague Sometimes an act of offense is minor, and it takes seconds to forgive. Other times it is incomprehensible, almost impossible to find the means to forgive. After a white supremacist shot nine Black members of Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, five different family members told the gunman they forgave him, … [Read more...] about When Forgiveness Shocks the World