New Leader, New Commitment

Twenty-two years ago, I sat in Ashley Auditorium with the rest of the incoming freshman. President Richard Kriegbaum came in and asked us two questions which calmed my fears about college: First, he asked, “How many of you are nervous or wondering about how you’re going to pay for college?” Almost all of us raised […]

The Grandeur and Tragedy of the Reformation

We’ve been back now a couple of weeks from our tour of Reformation Germany, Switzerland, and Geneva. I have been thinking about what we saw, and the events and personalities from 400 and 500 years ago. The experience of being at a place, seeing where Luther, for example, lived and taught (Wittenberg), where he hid […]

First stop on The Roman Road to Salvation…

God is the Creator of Life Romans 1:20 – 21 (NIV) 20” For since the creation of the world God’s invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature—have been clearly seen, being understood from what has been made, so that men are without excuse. 21For although they knew God, they neither glorified him as God nor […]

HOW TO BECOME A CHRISTIAN

HOW TO BECOME A CHRISTIAN A Christian is a follower of Jesus Christ.  A Christian has a growing relationship with Jesus Christ, tries to obey Him in all things, and draws on His strength to help with problems. God made us for Himself and our souls are restless until they find rest in Him.  Only […]

We Came Because

One of the most common questions Yvette and I hear from people who discover we are new to the area: Why did you come to Fresno? We usually tell them we came to serve at FPU. We remind ourselves that we did not come because we were invited, but we came because we were called. […]