Feature Story Archive:

An Introduction to Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

Published: March 2013
An Introduction to Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot

by Judy L. Larson, Askew Professor of Art History and Director of the Westmont Ridley-Tree Museum of Art Since the end of the 19th century, Corot’s art has been enormously popular in America. Lord Paul and Lady Leslie Ridley-Tree’s... Read More

We Are Westmont

Published: March 2013
We Are Westmont

by Teri Bradford Rouse ’77, Senior Director of Alumni and Parent Relations I enrolled at Westmont because an alumna took me under her wing when I was a lost junior high kid. This 1962 graduate had a passion for... Read More

Christus Primatum Tenens

Published: Fall 2012
Christus Primatum Tenens

A Chapel Talk by Robert H. Gundry, Scholar in Residence at Westmont A shout-out to my former students who are here for our 75th Anniversary Homecoming Celebration. It’s good to have you back on campus. I only wish I... Read More

Developing Global Christians for the Academy, Church and World: The Martin Institute and Dallas Willard Center

Published: Fall 2012
Developing Global Christians for the Academy, Church and World: The Martin Institute and Dallas Willard Center

By Gary W. Moon, Director of the Martin Institute and Dallas Willard Center The Martin Institute for Christianity and Culture was established in 2011 through the generosity of Eff and Patty Martin. The institute began its work with the... Read More

Suffering and Surrender

Published: Fall 2012
Suffering and Surrender

By Francine Bua Phillips ’73 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16. Just reading the reference brings to mind... Read More

The Place

Published: Summer 2012
Westmont College

by Paul J. Willis, Professor of English, Westmont “This is the place,” said Ruth Kerr. “This is the place the Lord has chosen for us.” The year was 1945, and she had just driven through the sandstone entrance gate to... Read More

The Problem and Blessing of Pain

Published: Summer 2012
The Problem and Blessing of Pain

by Mark T. Nelson, Kenneth and Peggy Monroe Professor of Philosophy When you think about philosophy, what immediately comes to mind? A sense that it’s an abstract undertaking dealing with hypothetical issues far removed from ordinary life? In fact,... Read More

Reflections of a Cult Watcher

Published: Spring 2012
Reflections of a Cult Watcher

By Ronald M. Enroth, Professor of Sociology, Westmont College Theologian Ronald Sider published an article in the Christian Scholar’s Review in 2007, “Needed: A Few More Scholars/ Popularizers/Activists: Personal Reflections on my Journey,” that described the various roles he’s... Read More

Bringing Children to Jesus

Published: Spring 2012
Bringing Children to Jesus

Ruben and Holly Seguine ’93 Gil live on the east side of Santa Barbara and open their home to at-risk children. This ministry of love stems from their own pain and difficult childhoods. They strive to provide a safe, loving refuge... Read More

A Sobering Assessment of Global Security

Published: Winter 2012
President's Breakfast

Robert Gates, who served as secretary of defense for two presidents of different parties, warned the audience at the Westmont President’s Breakfast March 2 that the political situation worldwide could grow more chaotic and dangerous, especially in the Middle... Read More