February 27, 2024 – Sometimes the truth is hidden under lies and deception. Let’s pull back the layers and discover truth!

February 22, 2024 – Sometimes in life we reach the end of ourselves, and we need something that is bigger than what we are to help us navigate through difficulties. Pastor Zo offers a solution to times like these. 

February 20, 2024 – Free Flow Worship and a powerful word from Apostle Victor Alvarizares of Father’s House International of Portland OR….We need to transition from being believers to being disciples…POWERFUL!!! 

February 15, 2024Before Pastor Zo shares, WPU Student Daisci Burrows shares her testimony about coming to terms with her faith journey. Pastor Zo also shared about how to transition from “Rags To Riches” in order to maximize your potential. 

February 13, 2024 The presence of the Lord was so evident during our free flow worship! Pastor Zo encouraged all to be careful not to be deceived by “Fool’s Gold”. We also experienced the fist baby dedication in the history of Warner Pacific University. What a highlight for out time together!!! Students also responded to God’s love during this time. There is nothing like the real thing!!!

February 8, 2024In order to have “Good Success” you must trust the process…The process develops and matures you to be able to handle the requirements of your desired destination… 

February 6, 2024 Many times, we miss out on opportunities looking for the spectacular….You have been equipped with seed now you must cultivate it… 

February 1, 2024 – Pastor Zo gives sobering advice about managing the gifts, relationships and responsibilities that have given to us. Leadership requires responsibility and accountability for long term, sustainable success. 

January 30, 2024 – Apostle Victor challenges us to dig deeper into a meaningful relationship with God to discover his will for our lives. If you don’t know who you are, then someone else will create a narrative for you to follow to your own detriment. The Word of God is final authority in every aspect of life.

January 23, 2024 – Pastor Zo encourages the WPU Family to leave their places of responsibility better than they found it…There is a power of purpose inside everyone that will literally shift the atmosphere of a family, workplace and community even when you are gone.



Previous years


November 14, 2023 – Life has a way of dealing us blows that can rock our lives to the core, however when the dust settles our foundation is revealed. Pastor Zo encourages all to trust in the Lord and allow his strength to be made perfect in our weakness.

November 9, 2023 – After free flow worship Pastor Zo reminds us that God has given each of us a will to not just reflect what life gives us but adjust and use our God-Given power to shift and change the atmosphere. Thermometers only accepts what is. Thermostats use what is to change the environment. There is a difference!

November 2, 2023 – Sometimes we can feel buried by life’s circumstances but what if you were planted instead? Christine Caine talked about this in a quote. Pastor Zo helps us to raise our level of thinking. God’s ways are always higher than ours and it will bless us to agree with His ways.

October 31, 2023 – Sometimes life requires us to make adjustments. Through practical application Pastor Zo takes us through the fundamentals of basketball and how it parallels with life lessons. The very definition of “pivot” allows movement without going away from your foundation/principles.

October 26, 2023 – Adam Moore is the Director of the Portland Union Gospel Mission. He shares their vision and stories about his heart for missions work. We also were able to hear how lives have been transformed through this organization.

October 24, 2023 – Pastor Zo encourages challenges students to understand their true calling. When we make choices for the wrong reasons we tend not to be fulfilled in the end. Despite of past mistakes God will give us beauty for ashes.

October 19, 2023 – Apostle Victor Alvarizares shares his personal testimony with students and encourages them to trust God in their pursuit of purpose.

October 17, 2023 – WPU Student Denise Rendon shares her personal testimony of her walk with Christ.

October 12, 2023 – WPU Basketball Player Tierra Hicks share her testimony of hurt, confusion, pain, abuse and triumph through Jesus Christ. Her story is remarkable!

October 10, 2023 – Apostle Victor Alvarizares of Father’s House International in Portland Oregon shares his personal testimony with our students. He explains how God’s love is strong enough to give you a second chance at life.

September 28, 2023 – After Free Flow Worship Pastor Zo challenges students. In order to flourish in a new season you have to rid yourself of old ways of thinking that will limit your effectiveness.

September 26, 2023 – Apostle Victor Alvarizares pastors Father’s House International in Portland Oregon. He encourages students be mindful of intentional growth. This is should be a priority to experience fulfillment in life.

September 21, 2023 – Pastor Zo challenges students to pursue those things that may cause you to leave your comfort zone. It will require faith. God is with us on our journey.

September 19, 2023 – WPU Student Richie Bailey shares his personal testimony about his faith journey and how his relationship with Jesus helped him through some trying times.

September 14, 2023 – Professor LaToya Seawood is a professor is our Business Division. She shares her personal story of how she is able to walk out her faith in her professional endeavors. The intersection of faith and career is a very powerful aspect because it governs principles, character, integrity and many intangibles that will give stability even in unstable work environments.

September 12, 2023 – Pastor Zo reminds us that mistakes and failures are a part of life but don’t allow fear and embarrassment to stop you from getting back up and trying again. We learn from the past but we should not live in the past.

September 7, 2023 – WPU’s own JuJu Williams serves as Student Chaplain, President of the SGA and is also a volleyball player. She shares her personal testimony about how God allowed her to see a miraculous turnaround in her family. She also speaks of the power of forgiveness and redemption.

September 5, 2023WPU President Dr. Brian Johnson speaks to students about Career and Calling. It is a blessing for our students to hear of some of his personal experiences being a first generation college graduate from humble beginnings of scarcity and less than ideal circumstances. He also shares how his faith in Jesus sustained him to accomplish demonstrated works.

August 31, 2023 – Pastor Zo reminds students that who you become on the journey supersedes what you receive. When your character is developed it enables and empowers you to handle the responsibility of promotion.

August 29, 2023 – Free Flow Worship…The music was so encouraging and students came up for prayer and to rededicate themselves to God’s will for their lives.

August 24, 2023 – Pastor Zo asks, ”What is the story behind the glory?” The path to the prize is always greater than the prize itself! He reviews the story of David and Goliath and what life lessons can be abstracted from it.