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Spring 2005 | Volume 28, Number 1

Between Earth and Heaven

Between Earth and Heaven
Where is God when human beings suffer? Steven Haas, vice president of church relations for World Vision, writes about Christian responsibility in a world “groaning as in the pains of childbirth” and waiting for the fulfillment of God's plan.

Journey to Aceh
Raised in Indonesia by missionary parents, SPU junior Jared Wiley responded to the Asian tsunami's destruction by returning to assist the people of his adopted homeland. From a remote area on the island of Sumatra, he writes about his experiences.
The View From Behind the Camera

Tales of the Tsunami
Among those affected by the tsunami were SPU student Naam Khampee and alumni Emily Drury '03, Dick Frederick '63, and Sarah O'Banion '02. Their stories differ — but each learned indelible lessons about life, fear, hope, and faith.
The Tsunami's Psychological Devastation
The Tsunami and Economic Relief

Living Globally
Jiangxi, China. Brikama, The Gambia. Port-au-Prince, Haiti. For three young SPU alumni, the call to engagement is global. They say they want to serve Christ by using their knowledge and skills to assist neighbors in other parts of the world.
Jiangxi, China: Improving Women's Health
Brikama, The Gambia: Trading Comfort for Commitment
Port-au-Prince, Haiti: When God Says "Go"

Response Photography Competition 2005
What does “engaging the culture” look like? How would you capture “changing the world” on film? Response invites you to submit photographs that in some way convey the theme “engaging the culture, changing the world.”

The Pope's "Witness to Hope"
President Philip Eaton reflects on the life, work, and witness of Pope John Paul II.

The "Formula" for Engagement
Lisa Krohn '04, co-founder of a growing movement among Christian college students to address the worldwide crisis of AIDS, writes about trading her plans for God's plans.

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From the President
Can a university change the world? To reach such a goal, says Presi-dent Philip Eaton, “we've got to intensely sharpen our focus on the vision that drives us as a university.”

The Results Are In! [Campaign]
The Campaign for SPU raised $55.8 million, breaking all of the Uni-
versity's previous fundraising records.

Celebrating African Composers [Campus]
Raised between two cultures, musician William Chapman Nyaho finds a way to bridge them.

Behind the Scenes [Faculty]
An exhibition celebrates SPU set designer Don Yanik in a retro-
spective showing 20 years of creative genius.

Engaging Artists [Alumni]
Medallion Awards go to three gifted alumni whose artistry “engages, provokes, and rattles the senses.”

Candid Camera [Books & Film]
Documentary filmmakers capture glimmers of hope for children in the Red Light district of Calcutta, India.

Making Memories [Athletics]
The Falcon women's basketball team reached the NCAA title game for the first time in the team's history.

My Response
For 1966 graduate Chi-Dooh “Skip” Li, the tragic case of Terri Schiavo hit close to home.

Back-Cover Art [New]
Response's popular back-cover
art makes its online debut with a painting by an SPU adjunct professor of art.

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