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Youth on the Brain: Discovering the Role of Neuroscience in Youth Ministry
Co-hosted by YouthFront and Nazarene Theological Seminary, Youth on the Brain: Discovering the Role of Neuroscience in Youth Ministry features a panel including Dr. Dean Blevins, Professor of Practical Theology and Discipleship at NTS, Dr. Se Kim, Assistant Director: Dialogue on Science, Ethics, ...
Dr. Jesse Middendorf: Sociology of the Small Church
Dr. Jesse Middendorf talks about how the sociological aspects of a church can have a greater impact than formal ecclesiological structures (and more) which are imposed on it from the outside. Dr. Middendorf is a former District Superintendent and General Superintendent for the Church of the Nazar...
Dr. Steve Borger, Rev. Bonnie Beam: COMPASS Initiative
Dr. Steve Borger and Rev. Bonnie Beam talk about the COMPASS Initiative. In 2016, the Church of the Nazarene received a grant from the Lilly Endowment's National Initiative to Address the Economic Challenges Facing Pastoral Leaders. With this grant the Church of the Nazarene created The COMPASS I...
During the 2017 General Assembly, delegates adopted a resolution designed to address social media practice. This webinar explores the impact of social media, its influence in congregational life, and suggestions for future practice through the 'lens' of that resolution.
Panel Discussion: Risking Reconciliation the Church's Prophetic Role
During a special week of events on the NTS campus around Martin Luther King Day (2015), a panel of thought leaders from the local KC area and the Church of the Nazarene gathered to discuss the Church, racial realities and the possibilities of moving forward.
Dr. Carla Sunberg: Risking Reconciliation the Church's Prophetic Role
NTS President Carla Sunberg sets the stage for a discussion about racial realities and the possibilities for reconciliation on the NTS campus during a week of special events on Martin Luther King week.
A Hopeful Conversation about the Nazarene Church’s Young Clergy
Revs. Brit and Aaron Bolerjack, seminal figures for the young clergy movement and network that has formed in the Church of the Nazarene in recent years, dialogue about their hope for the Church's future and the place of younger clergy in it.
Rev. Julie Cheney: Creativity, Confidence and Companioning
Julie Cheney is Executive Pastor at Porterville Church of the Nazarene in the Visalia, California area. Her address is part three (Companioning) of a pre-conference workshop for women clergy held on the campus of Mid America Nazarene University for a 2016 Pastors and Leaders Conference. The theme...
Rev. Rebecca Lum: Creativity, Confidence and Companioning
Rev. Rebecca Lum's address on Confidence is part two of a pre-conference workshop for women clergy held on the Mid America Nazarene campus during a 2016 Pastors and Leaders Conference. The conference theme was 'Creativity, Confidence, and Companioning: Vital Development in Times of Change.' At th...