by Renée Sanford ('95)
No matter what you've done in the past, God wants you to worship Him wholeheartedly today and enjoy life to the full. It’s possible!
When I stand on a sandy beach looking out over the watery expanse of the ocean, hearing the thunder of the waves, I am awed. Every time, I think, “What a magnificent creation! What a marvelous Creator who holds these waters in the palm of His hand!” Instinctively, I begin to sing “How Great Thou Art.” No one hears me as the wind rushes my words to the Lord alone.
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Portland - Dr. Garry Friesen, beloved Multnomah University professor of Bible and Theology for the past 37 years, has been selected as the Commencement Speaker for MU’s Spring 2013 graduation ceremony happening May 10, at Rolling Hills Church in Tualatin, Oregon. His selection marks the first time a current professor has been chosen to lead the ceremony. Continue Reading »
By Greg Burch
It was early morning when I was huddled around a fire with ten boys, ages 8 to 13, preparing to work in the community market in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Each Saturday these boys would show up at 5 a.m. to get their “choice” wheelbarrow preparing to carry client’s groceries around the market and then either back to their cars or homes like caddies. For a number of weeks I joined them, hoping to learn about the lives of young workers and to observe how Bolivian Christians reach out to this group of children. In some cases, these children live on the street. Others live at home and help out by providing some of the family income. Compared to some working conditions around the world, these boys are fortunate. Continue Reading »
The World Needs Multnomah University Graduates
Having personally watched the impact MU graduates have on the world around them - sometimes in ministry and sometimes in the marketplace - I become more convinced of my belief that the world needs MU grads. The love and compassion they show for those around them is unsurpassed. I've gotten to watch the change in their lives as they mature and learn during their years working toward a degree. They go off and routinely become the best employees because they have hearts that serve others. They are always learning and always striving to do better.
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