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Each year, our college President encourages faculty and staff with a Verse of the Year.

2023-2024: God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him. Philippians 2:13


  • 2023: God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him. (Philippians 2:13)
  • 2022 - Anyone who listens to my teaching and follows it is wise, like a person who builds a house on solid rock. (Matthew 7:24)
  • 2021 - Alleluia! For our Lord God Almighty reigns. (Revelation 19:6)
  • 2020 -Light dawns in the darkness for the godly. They are generous, compassionate, and righteous. (Psalm 112:4)
  • 2019 - Be strong in the grace that is in Christ Jesus. (2 Timothy 2:1)
  • 2018 - The Lord has given me a new song to sing, a hymn of praise to our God. (Psalm 40:3)
  • 2017 (pdf) - Be rooted and grounded in love, that you may have power, together with all the Lord’s people, to grasp what is the breadth, and length, and depth, and height of Christ’s love. (Ephesians 3:17-18)
  • 2016 (pdf) - Unless the Lord builds the house, those who build it will labor in vain. Unless the Lord guards the city, the guard keeps watch in vain. (Psalm 127:1)
  • 2015 - Do to others whatever you would like them to do to you. This is the essence of all that is taught in the law and the prophets. (Matthew 7:12)
  • 2014 (pdf) - As each has received a gift, use it to serve one another, as good stewards of God's varied grace. (1 Peter 4:10)
  • 2013 - God is our light and protector. He gives us grace and glory. (Psalm 84:11)
  • 2012 (pdf) - To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven. (Ecclesiastes 3:1)
  • 2011 (pdf) - They will be called great trees of righteousness, planted by the Lord for his glory. (Isaiah 61:3)
  • 2010 (pdf) - Be strong and courageous! ... The LORD your God will go ahead of you. (Deuteronomy 31:6)
  • 2009 (pdf) - He led me to a place of safety; He rescued me because He delights in me. (Psalm 18:19)
  • 2008 (pdf) - Become mature and measure up to the full stature of Christ. (Ephesians 4:13)
  • 2007 (pdf) - What is impossible from a human perspective is possible with God. (Luke 18:27)
  • 2006 (pdf) - My ways are higher than your ways and my thoughts higher than your thoughts. (Isaiah 55:9)
  • 2005 (pdf) - To those who use well what they are given even more will be given, and they will have an abundance. (Matthew 25:29)
  • 2004 (pdf) - There must be a spiritual renewal of your thoughts and attitudes. (Ephesians 4:23)
    2003 (pdf) - God alone knows the way -- knows the place where wisdom is found. (Job 28:23)
  • 2002 (pdf) - Our goal is to stay within the boundaries of God's plan for us. (2 Corinthians 10:13)
  • 2001 (pdf) - Don't copy the behavior of this world, but let God transform you. (Romans 12:2)
  • 2000 (pdf) - Be joyful in hope, patient in trouble, and faithful in prayer. (Romans 12:12)
  • 1999 (pdf) - Jesus Christ is the same yesterday and today and forever. (Hebrews 13:8)
  • 1998 (pdf) - I will show you the most excellent way. (1 Corinthians 12:31)
  • 1997 (pdf) - Here am I; Send me. (Isaiah 6:8)
  • 1996 (pdf) - May the God of peace equip you with everything good for doing His will, and may He work in us what is pleasing to Him. (Hebrews 13:20-21)

Verse of the Year

God is working in you, giving you the desire and the power to do what pleases Him.

Philippians 2:13