To Serve or Be Served?

Each day most of us unconsciously question ourselves whether we should serve or be served. We are seldom aware of this dialogue, but our thought patterns and actions reveal what lingers in our hearts. We regularly affirm our commitment to service. Here at FPU our mission includes the language of preparing students for “leadership and […]

Libraries and the Connection to Information: A Necessary Human Experience

Contrary to the depictions of shadowy stacks, dusty books and ancient librarians shushing patrons, modern libraries are places of light and life. Big or small, libraries concentrate on serving their users as best they can and disseminating information across the communities they serve. New ideals call librarians to be interdisciplinary, technologically savvy and focused on […]

Just Look Up

Every summer, my wife and I and at least one of our children have the privilege of building homes in Mexico for families who are in need. The Ensenada Outreach Center works with churches in Canada and the United States to bring teams of people to build the homes and provide funds for the building […]

Making Sure We Get to the Right Future at Fresno Pacific University

As we enter the long, hot days of summer in earnest, the “boys of summer” are well into the 2018 baseball season. I have fond memories of hot summer Saturdays as a kid, riding my bike three miles to my grandpa’s place to mow his lawn and then spend Saturday afternoon watching Major League Baseball […]

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Believing the best while seeing the worst

Preston Little 2009 BA in Political Science Fresno County Sheriff’s Deputy Preston was driving to jail with a gang member he’d arrested. Christmas was only a few days away. The gang member became emotional knowing he wouldn’t celebrate the holiday with his children. Though hardened by his lifestyle, the man let down his guard in […]