Stumbling Across the Gospel in the Jungle

4/19/2017

A few weeks ago, Mark Finster, Mitch Clevidence and I boarded a plane at LAX and flew to Ecuador for our TMU spring break. We planned to rent a car, drive around, shoot video for our video journalism class, eat local food and avoid suffering from altitude sickness. . .

Dr. John Stead Named TMU Provost

4/17/2017

The Master’s University is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. John Stead to the position of Senior Vice President and Provost. With a doctorate from the University of Southern California in the triumvirate of American politics, political theory and comparative politics, Stead has taught at Master’s U as a professor of history and political studies for 47 years, serving as the Vice President for Academic Affairs for over 21 of those years. . .

Senior Memoir: Jason Karkenny

4/13/2017

Deciding where to go to college is one of the most important choices we make in life. Wanting to be successful—which looks different for everyone—can be a driving factor in choosing a school. For the first time we are on our own, every decision impacting the person we will become. . .

Student Focus: Madi Cole '18

4/11/2017

The competitor sprints, approaching the small hole into which she must precisely lodge the high tip of her pole. Pole planted, she presses hard to bend it, hanging at the end like a pendulum, and at the perfect moment she swings her body upside down. At the top of the arc, she shoots up over a bar set more than double her height. She lets go and falls back-first to a mat. . .

Senior Memoir: Looking Back

4/6/2017

I remember walking onto campus during a View Weekend --- a time where high school students can experience Master’s life --- thinking, “I don’t belong here. I won’t fit in.” I was almost 20 years old, and I figured I had my life put together. But really I was tearing at the seams. It was at the department chair meet-and-greet that I realized there was something special about this place. Bob Dickson, the chair of the Communication Department, sat at the far end of EHC 100, smiling and laughing with prospective students . . .

Spurgeonfest

3/31/2017

“I want to mimic what Jake [Litwin] said on Monday and thank the Bible Department for allowing me to have this opportunity,” said Nate Youtzy, his deep voice booming as he opened his Spurgeonfest sermon. According to Pastor John Piper, Charles H. Spurgeon is “considered by many to be one of the greatest preachers since the days of the apostles,” having preached over 600 times before the age of 20. Named in reference to this famous and very quotable preacher . . .

Alumni Focus: LT John Freiberg

3/30/2017

What do Catholics, Buddhists, Wiccans, Christians, homosexuals, atheists and people that pray to all sorts of mystic creatures have in common? For some serving in the Navy for the last nine years their commonality was the uniform, the salty sea and U.S. Navy Chaplain John Freiberg. . .

The Subversion in Social Justice, Silence and Tolerance

3/21/2017

We want to help those who suffer from incurable diseases, we want to give a voice to the unborn, we hurt when we see anyone suffering political injustice. Many causes motivate good people everywhere to passionately fundraise to meet needs, boldly speak up against oppression and eagerly march to show solidarity with the oppressed. . .

Students Travel to State Capitol to Confront Cal Grant Cut

3/15/2017

SACRAMENTO, CA --- How am I going to pay off the last four years of my education? Many of us have been faced with this question, trying to figure out ways to creatively fund a hard-earned degree: special scholarships, a full-time job, multiple part-time jobs or, unfortunately, a debt-bomb that will hit as soon as one steps off the stage at graduation. Thankfully, the Cal Grant, a financial endowment given to California residents attending school in state, has been one of the more accessible means of easing that financial burden, especially for nearly 200 students at The Master’s University. . . this could no longer be the case. . .

Theatre Preview: Northanger Abbey

3/14/2017

A worn Los Angeles Dodgers hat, black Vans with fraying laces, pink pants and a polka dot sweater, a one-size-too-large white hoodie and a trench coat were only some of the clothes standing out in the Music Recital Hall on Monday night. Each person, still allowed to dress in their street clothes until dress rehearsals began, then donned the garb of English aristocracy in the early 1800s . . .

Life in the Promised Land: Hezekiah's Tunnel

3/8/2017

Without question, Jerusalem has a very special place in God’s grand design. As the former capital of the United Monarchy, and as the future capital of Jesus’ millennial kingdom, Jerusalem really is a royal city. . .

Mustangs Crowned GSAC Champs

3/8/2017

Fullerton, Calif. -- Seven banners hang high above Bross Court in the MacArthur Center at The Master’s University, representing an era (1993-2000) of unprecedented success for men’s basketball, one during which the Mustangs made an annual habit of playing in the NAIA National Tournament.