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Chris Hazell

Chris is the founder of The Call Collective, a blog exploring the intersection between faith, culture and creativity. You can check out the blog or follow on Facebook to receive insights, reflections, thoughts and advice on how to discern God's presence and call in the culture and respond with courage and faith. He holds bachelors' degrees in English and Economics from UCLA and currently works as a Lead Content Strategist for Point Loma Nazarene University. With a passion for sports, good food and drink, deep conversations with friends, funny stories, writing and seeking to know and love Christ, he attributes all of the blessings in his life—health, family and friends—to nothing but God’s overabundant grace.

Chris Hazell Latest Blog Posts

Are We Suffering for the Wrong Reasons?

by Chris Hazell . May 08, 2018 . 0 Comments

Many of the world’s religions attest to the reality that something isn’t quite right with humanity. We see suffering and evil in our lives and the lives of others, often conceding to it as some unfortunate as...

Why Christian Higher Education Still Matters

by Chris Hazell . April 20, 2018 . 0 Comments

Higher education continues to be hounded by a public insisting that our nation’s colleges and universities take the stand to give a compelling and cogent explanation as to why their services are not only worth the ...

Our Utilitarian Utopia

by Chris Hazell . April 13, 2018 . 0 Comments

You walk into a restaurant, a few customers at the diner-style bar at the front, a couple more tucked within comfortable booths along a series of windows. You have an important meeting with colleagues in an hour and are ...

Where Are We Going?

by Chris Hazell . March 20, 2018 . 0 Comments

Aristotle believed that the goal of all human activity was to satisfy our desire for happiness. In other words, no matter what we do, happiness is always the final end. While it’s perhaps obvious that happiness is ...

Our Declining Empathy and Ability to See God

by Chris Hazell . March 01, 2018 . 0 Comments

The somewhat questionable consequences of smartphones, social media, and the many other technologies of their ilk have been well documented. A Psychology Today article, “How Technology is Changing the Way Children ...