Monday, January 21, 2019

FPU begins academic year with record enrollment

Fall 2018 enrollment set a record at Fresno Pacific University, the Mennonite Brethren institution in Fresno, California. In all, 4,212 students are studying at...

Pastor Corpening remembered for his affirmation that “God is good”

Bryant Franklin Corpening, Jr., associate pastor of The Life Center in Lenoir, North Carolina, died Sept. 5, 2018, at the age of 69. Corpening was...

Pastor Gary Castleberry dies

Gary R. Castleberry, pastor of Post Oak MB Church in Indiahoma, Oklahoma, died Sept. 13, 2018, at the age of 75. Castleberry served as...

Pastor Ricardo Pena showed “determination to go forward”

Ricardo R. Pena, Mennonite Brethren church planter, pastor and a leader of the Latin America MB Conference (LAMB), died Dec. 25, 2017, at the...

Choice Books names new West Coast executive director

The Board of Directors of Choice Books of West Coast (CBWC) has appointed Calvin Macon as the new executive director. He began April 16,...

Elizondo remembered for his faithful service

Jose Elizondo, Jr., former Pacific District Conference associate minister and Mennonite Brethren pastor, died May 4, 2018, at the age of 82. He was...

Tabor College celebrates 108th commencement

 Tabor College held its 108th commencement at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 19. More than 2,000 parents, family and friends gathered at Joel H. Wiens...

FPU grads get personal take on “possibilities”

With apologies to the seminary graduates and biblical scholars in her audience at Fresno Pacific University’s 2018 Spring Commencement May 5, 2018, speaker Ashley...