SPU alum kidnapped in Nigeria

Five armed men in southern Nigeria abducted the Rev. Phyllis Sortor, a 1964 Seattle Pacific alumna and missionary associated with the Free Methodist Church in Seattle, at around 1:30 a.m. PST. According to church officials, Sortor was abducted from the Hope Academy compound in Emiworo, Kogi State, where she works as a financial administrator. Nigerian […]

MAPS club talks poverty, social injustice

  Senior Arian Täher believes there is a profound difference between looking in on suffering and looking out on it. The physiology and sociology major was the primary organizer of the Minority Association of Pre-Health Students’ (MAPS) Monday night panel discussion titled, “Poverty, Disease, and Social Darwinism – Does America Hate its Poor?,” held in […]

World Vision and SPU club collaborate in Mideast discussion

According to Mae Cannon, senior director of advocacy and outreach for World Vision, the long-standing conflict in Israel-Palestine is difficult to confront but not impossible to mend. “I have my doctorate in the history of Christian engagement in the conflict, and I have the privilege of working with universities and churches all over the U.S. […]