Days and Nights Full of Why

Life is a constantly flowing stream of decisions about what, why and how. This is true for each of us as individuals, and it is also true for organizations. We make most such decisions automatically. What do I need to do? Why do I need to do it? Why does it matter? Usually the why […]

The School of Business Links Theory to Professional Development and Service

Guest column by Andrea McAleenan, Ph.D., associate professor of business The Fresno Pacific University School of Business has an unwavering commitment to develop graduates who not only possess the intellectual capacity, skills and appetite to survive in a competitive business world, but also a deeply ingrained desire to contribute to humanity through a Christ-centered worldview. […]

Making Dissent Meaningful

Guest column by Quentin P. Kinnison, Ph.D., associate professor of Christian ministry, biblical & religious studies division chairperson It seems we live in a time filled with dissent. Often protest and dissent seems unruly, disrespectful, even chaotic. Many of us at Fresno Pacific experience dissent in different ways that are not nearly as spectacular as […]

The Single Question that Launched a Movement

Guest column by Alex Hussain (BA ’16) The global movement of social enterprise has made its way into the streets of Fresno, and it is starting to make a lasting difference. For the latest happenings, check out #SoEnt17, “Social Entrepreneurship for the Common Good,” Thursday, April 6, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in Butler […]

A Flourishing Seminary, a Flourishing University

Guest column by Terry L. Brensinger, Ph.D., president, Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary You’ve perhaps heard that the Fresno Pacific University Board of Trustees voted at its meeting last October to give Fresno Pacific Biblical Seminary and its committee far greater authority in overseeing the work of the seminary. This decision came after a rather lengthy […]

How to Get More from God

Every year at this time all of us at Fresno Pacific are deeply engaged in making the plans that will guide our priorities in the new fiscal year that begins on May 1. The visions, hopes and dreams always far exceed the available financial and human resources. This is normal, but that doesn’t make it […]

The Folly of Uniform Diversity

Fresno Pacific works constantly at strengthening healthy diversity in every area of the university, both because our Christ-centered mission and biblically based beliefs and values require it, and because our excellence in Christian higher education depends on it. The larger society and the government are also justifiably committed to diversity as an indicator of the […]

Please Pray for Fresno Pacific

The spiritual work we do every day at Fresno Pacific is impossible in human terms. But we firmly believe that “with God all things are possible,” and depend on your prayers every day. Your faith is the simple, powerful way to worship God by asking him to do these miracles. What follows is a list […]

FPU’s Part in the Future of Tech in the Valley

Guest column by Karen Cianci, Ph.D., dean of the School of Natural Sciences, and Simon Sultana, Ph.D., software engineering program director What’s going on in downtown Fresno? And what is FPU’s involvement? Bitwise Industries, the Valley tech hub, has just purchased several additional buildings in downtown, bringing their total space to just under 300,000 square […]