Fake News

Last week, two bills were introduced in the California State Senate and Assembly to address the “fake news” phenomenon that has plagued our digital landscape in recent months. AB-155 Pupil Instruction: Civic Online Reasoning proposes adding Section 51226.8 to the Education Code, to read: (a) The Instructional Quality Commission shall develop, and the state board […]

Cheers for the Next President!

The next president of Fresno Pacific University has been appointed. In contrast to the political tensions, conflicts and uncertainties surrounding the next President of the United States of America, the appointment of the next president of FPU has been marked by a strong consensus of support. Here is the official public announcement of the appointment […]

What We Believe @ FPU

One of the greatest privileges I have as a University Pastor is upholding the doctrinal position of our Institution. This great ministry founded long ago by pilgrims of the faith, who had a vision for making disciples excites me to no-end. The same Jesus that they fell in love with and followed to the end […]

It’s Personal

On the application form for anyone seeking employment at Fresno Pacific we ask each candidate to write a statement describing “[their] relationship with and commitment to Jesus Christ and the church and how [they] relate [their] Christian faith to [their] profession.” We do this not only because FPU is an explicitly Christian institution, but because […]

Provost Convocation Prayer for 2017

  Our Great God and father thank you for the precious privilege, to be present here in this place, thank you for the new beginnings on this journey. We praise you for your mercy, kindness and Grace. Holy Father, we honor you today for what you are doing in the life of our University. Thank […]

Kellie Black

Feeding the Need for Food Awareness

Kellie Black 2013 BA in Organizational Leadership 2014 MBA Founder and innovator of Feed the Need and Mâche Kellie Black took what she learned at FPU about life transformation and community leadership and turned it into Feed the Need— a business model that helps feed a hungry person with every meal purchased—an idea she is […]

Rejoice! Everything is a mess.

The year 2017 begins with what feels to most people like an unprecedented breadth and depth of uncertainty. The beginning of the year is often a time for individuals and organizations to review recent history and make plans for the year ahead. But the first rule of planning is to understand the reality of the […]