I like history, now…

It happens often. I am asked what I do maybe in a store, or a Dr.’s office, or at a restaurant. Who knows where? All of those have happened this fall. I tell them I am a history professor at Fresno Pacific University. Or an alum comes by the university, and we chat for a […]

Jesus is the Reason for the Season

John 3:16 16 For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. Introduction: Over the past few weeks I have noticed that “The world” has truly got it twisted when it comes to celebrating Christmas. For many people believe […]

Listen Well; then Choose Your Adventure

“Jesus said to Simon, ‘Don’t be afraid. From now on, you will be fishing for people.’ As soon as they brought the boats to the shore, they left everything and followed Jesus.” (Luke 5:10–11 CEB) A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to spend some time observing and listening as a few of FPU’s […]

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 […]