Ecclesial Leadership

Ecclesial Leadership

Ecclesial Leadership
  • Nurturing Care

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  • PTSD Interview with Dr. Scott Jimenez

    An interview with Dr. Scott Jimenez on his book and upcoming webinar both entitled, "PTSD: A Theological Approach"
    The webinar will run February 6th-March 12th from 6-7pm (Central) on Tuesday nights.
    To learn more or register for the webinar go to

  • Autism and Worship

    Dr. Dean Blevins interviews Armand Léon van Ommen on his book "Autism and Worship: A Liturgical Theology" in connection with the Nurturing Care grant.

    In Autism and Worship, Armand Léon van Ommen offers an in-depth analysis of the absence and ignoring of, but also the presence of, autistic peopl...

  • Kelly Lee - Full Interview

    Dr. Dean Blevins interviews Kelly Lee.

    Kelly Lee co-founded Camp Encourage in 2007 due to the community expressing a dire need for a quality overnight camp opportunity for autistic children and due to their leadership in a similar camp in the Kansas City area.

    Kelly received an undergraduate de...

  • Kris Mitchell - Full Interview

    Interview with Kris Mitchell (Joshua Center for Neurological Disorders) about autism.

    Kris is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has worked with children since 1992 in various capacities in both church and clinical settings. He has overseen programming and events that provided children...

  • Developing Women Leaders: Mentoring in the Church

    Women leaders often struggle to identify viable and effective mentors. Pastor Dana Franchetti and District Superintendent Dale Schaeffer, however, present a hopeful example of collaboration, collegiality and long-term mentoring. Join us for this important discussion about best practices for deve...

  • Resume Workshop

    Hear from Rev. Dr. Linda Alexander and others on building a resume and the interview process for pastors.

  • Church and Finance Webinar with Dr. Glenn Miller

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    Many pastors spend years preparing sermons, providing pastoral care for the members of their congregations, and organizing their church for worship, discipleship, and outreach. Fewer are able to spend as much time learning good financial management skills and guiding in best practices for the loc...

  • Dr. Jeren Rowell: What's on Your Bookshelf? Spring 2020

    The Pastor: A Spirituality by Gordon W. Lathrop
    Leadership Is an Art by Max Depree

  • Self- Advocacy in the Church

    Rebecca Bass-Ching - a licensed LMFT, certified Daring Way™ coach, and host of The Unburdened Leader podcast who attends San Diego First Church of the Nazarene.

    Rebecca Laird - an ordained minister in the Church of the Nazarene, a long-time spiritual director, Professor of Christian Ministry a...

  • Dr. Jesse Middendorf: Incarnational Leadership

    Dr. Middendorf offers a workshop on the meaning and practical implications of Incarnational Leadership at Mid America Nazarene University's Pastors and Leaders Conference in 2016.

  • Rooted: Creating a Contemplative Congregational Culture

    This workshop session was presented at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in 2019. It is facilitated by Greg Hunt, Ph.D. who was Conference Coordinator and is Research Professor at Central Seminary and also features Rev. Robin Sandbothe, Dir. of Seminary Relations at Central Seminary, and Co-Pa...

  • 2016 Economic Summit

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    On Wednesday, September 28, 2016, Nazarene Theological Seminary hosted an Economic Summit, which was also sponsored by Pensions & Benefits USA and the USA/Canada Region. The theme, “Funding Clergy and the Church in the New Millennium,” featured a panel discussion and other presentations.

  • Rev. Tara Beth Leach: When a Woman Preaches

    Tara Beth Leach is senior pastor of First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena in Southern California. She discusses and celebrates the unique voices and styles of women in the pulpit.

  • Dr. Jeren Rowell: Preaching Holiness

    Dr. Jeren Rowell, President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry at NTS, shares about the task of preaching and living holiness.

  • Wesley Conference 2021

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    Plenary sessions from Northwest Nazarene University's 2021 virtual Wesley Center Conference entitled The Economics of Vocational Ministry: Living at the Crossroads of Affordability and Calling.

  • Let's Talk About: Financial Literacy

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    Let's Talk About is a series produced by Nazarene Theological Seminary and the NTS Center for Pastoral Leadership. It is offered in an effort to help resource the church for vital ministry. Let’s Talk About: Financial Literacy features Dr. Jesse Middendorf and Dr. Bill Kirkemo.

    Let's Talk Abou...

  • Made to Flourish: Practical Guidance for Attacking Predatory Lending

    Artie Lindsay, Deth Im, and Jake Edwards explore the theological and practical issues surrounding predatory lending. This video is a partnership between Made to Flourish and the Nazarene Theological Seminary's Center for Pastoral Leadership.

  • Living the Way of Jesus: A Lenten Journey

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    The NTS Spring 2021 Pastor in Residence, Rev. Michaele LaVigne, offers this video series for the NTS community during the season of Lent. The series includes reflections on the lectionary Gospel texts from Year B and guided spiritual practices. The series runs from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday ...

  • Panel Discussion: Predatory Lending

    Rev. Deth Im (PICO National Network) and Rev. Megan Rae Krebs and Rev. Jake Edwards (both from Lee's Summit New Beginnings Church) talk about predatory lending and what their church is doing to help.
    chapel, Feb 20, 2018

  • Dr. Carla Sunberg and Christine Jones: A Place At the Table, Women in Leadership

    Carla Sunberg hosts a conversation with Christine Jones about leadership, women and a place at the table for all.

  • Dean Blevins: Ministerial Entrepreneurship

    Dean Blevins: Ministerial Entrepreneurship
    This workshop examines the value of identifying, empowering, and equipping the innovative and entrepreneurial pastors and leaders among us as a growing strategy in engaging mission both locally and globally.

  • Spiritual Formation and Youth Ministry

    Dean Blevins, Shannon Greene, and Mike King explore what it means to create life-changing ministries of spiritual formation for youth and young adults.


  • Panel: Affirming Women in Our Ecclesial Structures

    The relaunch of the Wynkoop Center for Women in Leadership took place on November 2, 2021. The event corresponded with the 2021 Mercer Lectures on Holiness with Dr. Sondra Wheeler. The panel includes Dr. Jenny Matheny, Dr. Sondra Wheeler, Rev. Michaele LaVigne, Rev. Janice Ballard, and the Rev. D...