A Manna Moment on The Advent of Christ

celebrating Commencement @ FPU St. Luke 2:8-14 Now there were in the same country shepherds living out in the fields, keeping watch over their flock by night. And behold, an angel of the Lord stood before them, and said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy […]

Amy Profile

Bringing joy, peace and love to people in need

Amy Ordway, RN, BSN 2013 BA in Pre-Health Sciences Cardiac Progressive Care Unit Clinical Nurse at Clovis Community Medical Center and Clinical Instructor at Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts Fresno Campus Amy Ordway’s call to build relationships with people in need leads her to practice nursing at home and overseas. When she was in college, […]

The Difficulty of Kingdom Diversity:Have you ever heard of micro aggressions?

Have you ever heard of a micro aggression?  Micro aggression’s are assumptions made with words, displayed with actions that usually intend to offend people by other people who are deliberately miss behaving. Micro aggressions are those incidents and verbal expression’s that say harmful things without thinking about and or being concerned how they hurt individuals on purpose. […]

Affirming Our Vision

In his book The Dying of the Light, James Burtchaell traces the history of higher education’s relationship with the church. He documents the transition of disengagement over time, revealing the subtle acceptance of faith integration as anti-intellectual. In another discourse, George Marsden in The Soul of the American University examines the once pervasive guidance of […]

Is God calling you?

John 1:43 43 The next day Jesus decided to leave for Galilee. Finding Philip, he said to him, “Follow me.” NIV Make no mistake about it the God of Heaven and earth is still calling men and women to follow and obey Him. Jesus in today’s text is summoning Phillip to come and be one […]

Serving, Engaging and Embracing our Region

Have you read the latest edition of Pacific magazine yet? I was struck by the difference-making work that our alumni are doing right here in the Central Valley. Carlanda Williams is energizing Fresno Unified with Whole Brain teaching. 75 alumni coaches are leading winning teams throughout our region. Aaron Panttaja is leveraging the liberal arts […]