What are YOU Thankful for?

Well this last week was a very emotional week in a lot of different ways. In a period of four days I attended two celebration of life services, a wedding, preached a sermon twice, and helped at a lock-in. It was a busy weekend for sure but it was a good one too. I cried, [...]

Community Soul Care @ FPU

Today I discovered a new take on our University Motto…Wisdom, Faithfulness and Service. A Senior Citizen who regularly attends College Hour here on Main Campus fell into a tremendous problem. She is being evicted from her home, and denied entrance into another, abandoned by her only living relative and in need of care from her [...]

Thanking God

“Don’t worry about anything; instead pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.”  Philippians 4:6 Almighty God, thank you for being my father and for wanting me to be your child. Thank you for loving me and for wanting me to love you and enjoy your friendship [...]

Digital Discernment

The need to exercise digital discernment has never been greater as K-12 schools transition to digital learning environments and strive to meet California Education Code that requires both students and teachers to receive instruction in digital citizenship, which is defined as: An understanding of the ethical, legal and safe use of information and technology. Respect [...]


Meeting the Mittapab in Vientiane

We had a great time with a group of about a dozen ‘Mittapab’ volunteers – Lao young people committed to peace and conflict resolution in their local communities who get together to learn and train every month. It is one program that MCC Laos supports. We were honored to be part of their Friday and [...]


If you head south on Chestnut Avenue from Highway 180 toward the university, you will see a billboard that says “Advertising is evil, until it gets you to eat an orange.” We teach marketing and advertising and use it extensively, so I would not endorse the first clause in the statement. Advertising can be used [...]