Why Global Education?

Students who study abroad at Fresno Pacific unanimously come back with stories of awe, surprise and shock. The awe emerges at the grandeur of the Acropolis in Greece, the glittering gold-plated Dome of the Rock in Israel, the graceful enormity of the Hagia Sophia cathedral in Istanbul, the sheer immensity of the Angkor Wat ruins […]

Lori_Dave_ Kleschold Profile

God Gives Couple a Second Chance

Lori (Jantzen Regier, BA ’84) and Dave (SM ’03, BA ’82) Kleschold At first it was just another college romance. Lori Jantzen and Dave Kleschold briefly dated as Fresno Pacific students, then went their own ways after graduation. Twenty-five years later they became husband and wife. The two immediately caught each other’s attention upon first […]

It’s a New Season to Give God Praise, So Let’s Worship Together!

In John 12: 20-22, there were certain Greeks among those who came up to worship at the feast. They came to Philip, who was from Bethsaida of Galilee, and asked him, saying, “Sir, we wish to see Jesus.” Philip came and told Andrew, and in turn Andrew and Philip told Jesus. This very familiar passage […]

Conquerors or Grasshoppers: Worship Matters

When Moses’ spies returned from Canaan, they concluded their report by marveling at how large and imposing the people they observed were. “We even saw the Nephilim there. To ourselves we seemed as grasshoppers, and we must have seemed the same to them.” (Numbers 13:33) As the spies shared their observations, many of the Israelites […]

TL Program Alumna Spotlight: Tanya Whitehouse

Congratulations to Tanya Whitehouse, who recently received her Master of Arts degree in School Library and Information Technology! Her thesis is entitled: Computer-Based Reading Versus Print-Based Reading: Effectiveness and Preference for the High School Population.  She shared the following about her thesis journey:  “The thesis process was challenging. There were times I wished I was in a […]

Be Careful Not to Forget the Lord Your God

In the eighth chapter of Deuteronomy Moses reminds the people of the promise and vision of God for their future. He also reminds them of the laws, statues, ceremonies and traditions to maintain, so that they will be “careful not to forget the Lord their God” in the midst of their work and prosperity. Three […]

Worship Transforms Us

I well remember a certain worship service that I attended in Jerusalem several years ago now. People from all over the world joined in—pastors, missionaries, scholars, lay people—singing songs, reading texts and sharing stories of God’s marvelous work in their lives. What sticks with me from this experience, however, is not so much the quality […]