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. […]

Restorative Justice in the Holy Land

Guest author: Alicia Herrick If anywhere needs conflict resolution and reconciliation, it’s the Middle East, right? For many Americans, the region containing Israel and Palestine is the first place that comes to mind when they think about international conflict and the need for peacemaking. Some Americans believe that this area has always been in conflict, […]

Spotlight and Pivot Questions: Alicia Herrick

Alicia Herrick is a graduate student with the Center for Peacemaking & Conflict Studies at Fresno Pacific University, pursuing a Master’s Degree in Peacemaking and Conflict Studies. Originally from Holland, Michigan, Alicia completed her undergraduate studies in International Relations at Hope College and then moved to California shortly after graduation. Through her work at a […]