Norma P. Dick Scholarship 2016 Recipient

The purpose of the FPU Norma P. Dick Scholarship is to honor the founder of the FPU Teacher Librarian (TL) Program and benefit FPU students pursuing the California Teacher Librarian Services Credential. Mrs. Dick was a teacher and administrator in the Clovis Unified School District prior to establishing the TL Program at FPU in 1991. […]

Faculty Scholarship Serves Everyone

“In order to pursue the mission of Fresno Pacific University and the Fresno Pacific Idea, our faculty must be comprised of academic leaders whose primary task and calling is scholarly teaching.” So reads the Faculty Handbook, which rightly elevates teaching as the noblest calling and highest pursuit of our faculty. At the same time, “scholarly” […]

“The Benefits of Putting God First”

A Sermon Preached by the University Pastor. I Kings 17:8-15 8 Then the word of the LORD came to him, saying, 9 “Arise, go to Zarephath, which belongs to Sidon, and dwell there. See, I have commanded a widow there to provide for you.” 10 So he arose and went to Zarephath. And when he […]

FPU-In-India: The Power of a Boat Ride

Today’s guest post is from Darren Duerksen, Ph.D., assistant professor of intercultural studies. Fresno Pacific University has enjoyed a relationship with India for many years. For example, from the 1970s to the present many Indian Mennonite Brethren leaders have come to FPU and Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary for education and training. In addition, many of […]

Worship In Spirit and In truth.

John Frame author of Worship in Spirit and Truth, suggest several important facts about worship. He says that in order for worship to be done in truth we must understand some basic principles; worship is always to be God centered, Gospel centered, with the Trinity in view, Vertical and Horizontal, broad and narrow and pointed […]

Connecting Creativity and Diversity

Diversity is extremely important in the life of Fresno Pacific University. We think about it, work on it and pray and pay for it constantly. It matters in our accreditation status; our relationships with state and federal agencies and programs; our reputation in the community and in national higher education rankings of quality and value; […]