Diane Morris – Grad Class of ‘61
So many memories flooded through my mind during the 50th celebration of our Grad Class at Multnomah. Some of the most significant events of my life took place during that year. Read the rest of this entry »
Since there are no chapels in the summer time, the Alumni Department is responding to your interest in hearing more about the professors who have worked at Multnomah and have special places in your hearts. Below is a short synopsis from one of our former faculty members, Professor David Needham who worked at Multnomah for 44 years and deeply changed the lives of many.
"God, I don’t think you will save me, but I want to serve you."
At the age of 13, I received Jesus Christ as my Savior. That was great, but I had a problem. I swore like a sailor. I hated it. I wanted to stop, but I couldn’t. One day I cried out to God, “God I don’t think you will save me, but I want to serve you.” Nothing happened, I continued to swear.
I sat on the return ferry as chilly evening breezes failed to dry away my hot tears. I'd just attended the 2008 Seattle Alumni event where I heard about the new MU teacher-preparation program. Through sobs, I surrendered in prayer. "LORD," I cried, "I have a sick feeling that You want me to complete that program, and that's the last thing I want to do! However, if this is Your will, I must go. But You have to show me it is Your idea and not mine, and give me the grace to do it, because I just don't have anything left in me to give." Read the rest of this entry »