Missionary Reflections From Spring Break

Ghana report March 5, 2018 Serving @ The Teshe Township  Day one We arrive into the city of Accra approximately 9:30 pm on Saturday night. Our host Pastor Paul Appia of the voice of Christ mission …greeted us at the airport and gave us a warm welcome to the work of the ministry. We arrived […]

University Prayer Request

University Prayers for 2018 2 Chronicles 7:11-15 11.When Solomon had finished the temple of the LORD and the royal palace, and had succeeded in carrying out all he had in mind to do in the temple of the LORD and in his own palace, 12.the LORD appeared to him at night and said: “I have […]

Marketing Helps FPU Serve and Engage

“Universities do marketing?!” It’s a common response when I tell people what I do at Fresno Pacific University. For many, marketing is practically a four-letter word. There is something incongruent about marketing and education. It feels a little too sales-y for something as pure as the pursuit of knowledge, right? I’d say that depends on […]

Super Heroes on our Campuses

I often reflect on the blessing of our amazing team of student workers at Fresno Pacific University. When I began my journey as an employee 12 years ago, I had 11 student workers that I felt an immense responsibility to lead, train and mentor; not only in the day-to-day tasks related to their positions on […]

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Life After Lust

Forest Benedict, LMFT, SATP 2010 MA in Marriage and Family Therapy Author, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist at LifeSTAR of the Central Valley Is there any hope for me? Forest Benedict, who has experienced recovery from sexual addiction, says “Yes!” His experience inspired him to become a therapist and ultimately write a book on the […]

Visionary Leadership

If people can’t see what God is doing, they stumble all over themselves; But when they attend to what he reveals, they are most blessed. Proverbs 29:18 (The Message) Vision is the bridge between the present and the future; it captures the imagination by painting a compelling picture of a desired reality which does not […]

I Choose Hope!

  Good morning Family, What an honor and a privilege to be before you today. I bring you greetings from Fresno Pacific University, where I have the privilege to encourage and equip leaders for the future.   I am a product of this valley, I’ve been trained and nurtured in her bosom …There is no […]