Evangelism and Mission

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Evangelism and Mission
  • Helping Our Personal Witness: An Interview with Dr. Charles "Chic" Shaver

    Dr. Jesse Middendorf and Dr. Chic Shaver discuss and interview participants on the role of personal witness in the life of the church.

  • Dr. Andy Johnson: What is "the Gospel"?

    Is it telling people how to go to heaven? Did Jesus preach "the gospel" that Paul preached? What does it mean to preach and embody "the gospel" today? This workshop will suggest answers to these types of questions, focusing primarily on passages from the Gospels.

  • Doug Powe: Reaching New Generations

    The challenge for many congregations is reaching new generations. What do they want, and how can we more effectively connect with them?
    The Rev. Dr. F. Douglas Powe, Jr. is an ordained elder in the Baltimore/Washington Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church. This presentation was give...

  • Doug Powe: Transforming Community

    The Wesleyan way of doing evangelism focuses on transforming the community. Dr. Powe reviews practical characteristics of how to engage your community in a more effective manner. This was presented as part of the Whipple Lunn Lectures on Evangelism at the M19 conference in Kansas City in 2019.

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  • 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...

  • Eric Paul and Brandon Sipes: Transforming Conflicts in the Church

    How should the Church handle conflicts within its own body? This webinar will explore the challenges of intra-church conflicts, the need to address them, and the skills needed to successfully do so.

  • Josh Sweeden, Marcos Canales, Kathy Mowry: Proclaiming Good News for THIS Place

    Rev.,Marcos Canales (La Fuente Ministries at 1st church of the Nazarene in Pasadena, CA), Dr. Josh Sweeden (NTS), and Dr. Kathy Mowry (Christian Education and Intercultural Studies at Trevecca Nazarene University) discuss how the Church can recover and reimagine evangelism in today's context.

  • Eric Paul and Brandon Sipes: The Church as Agent of Peace in the Community

    The Church is called to be an agent of peace — to carry the ministry of reconciliation. How then do faith communities move toward conflict in healthy and transformative ways? What does our Christian vocation as peacemakers require of us?

  • Panel Discussion 1: Engaging Your Community & Congregation Through Social Media

    Engaging Your Community and Congregation thru Social Media, Part 1: Thinking Theologically about Social Media. How can pastors and ministries use social media and interact on the platform in redemptive ways? Josh Broward, Emily Haynes and Jason Veach discuss practical uses of social media in a mi...

  • Panel Discussion 2: Engaging Your Community & Congregation Through Social Media

    Part Two: Josh Broward, Emily Haynes and Jason Veach continue their conversation about practical uses of social media in a ministry setting.

    Resources:
    --Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media, Thomas Jay Oord, Editor
    --The Church in Emerging Culture, The Method, the Message, and th...

  • Matthew Soerens: Welcoming the Stranger

    Matthew Sorens from World Relief and the Evangelical Immigration Table joined local leaders on the NTS campus in the summer of 2018 to discuss how to 'Welcome the Strangers' among us.

  • Dr. Michael Goheen: The Missional Church and a Missionary Encounter with Culture

    The Paul R. Orjala Inaugural Lectures on Missions were presented by Dr. Michael Goheen on the NTS campus in February of 2018. Goheen is Director of Theological Education at Missional Training Center, Phoenix, Arizona, Scholar in Residence at Surge Network, and Adjunct Professor of Mission and The...

  • Dr. Michael Goheen: The Missional Church and the Mission of God

    The Paul R. Orjala Inaugural Lectures on Missions were presented by Dr. Michael Goheen on the NTS campus in February of 2018. Goheen is Director of Theological Education at Missional Training Center, Phoenix, Arizona, Scholar in Residence at Surge Network, and Adjunct Professor of Mission and The...

  • Dr. Michael Goheen: The Missional Church and Its Mission in the World

    The Paul R. Orjala Inaugural Lectures on Missions were presented by Dr. Michael Goheen on the NTS campus in February of 2018. Goheen is Director of Theological Education at Missional Training Center, Phoenix, Arizona, Scholar in Residence at Surge Network, and Adjunct Professor of Mission and The...

  • Rev. Lynnlee Moser: Church Planting Panel Discussion

    Rev. Lynnlee Moser hosted a conversation on Church Planting during a 2017 chapel at NTS. Moser directs the Collective Gathering which seeks to engage the next generation of leaders in impactful missional efforts.

  • Dr. Norman Moore and Dr. Jesse Middendorf: Evangelism

    Seasoned evangelist Dr. Norman Moore talks with Dr. Jesse Middendorf about his life and ministry.

  • Tim Suttle and Mike King Interview: Missional Leadership and Discipleship

    Dr. Dean Blevins interviews Rev. Tim Suttle (pastor, author) and Mike King of Youthfront during a chapel gathering on the NTS campus. Suttle and King team teach regularly at Nazarene Theological Seminary.

  • Ecclesiology, the Missio Dei, and Scripture

    This CPL webinar features Dr. David Wesley (NTS Professor of Intercultural Studies), Dr. Dean Flemming (Professor of New Testament and Missions at Mid America Nazarene University), Dr. Andy Johnson (Professor of New Testament at NTS), Dr. Brad Kelly (Professor of Old Testament at Point Loma Nazar...

  • Rev. Phil Hamner: Congregational and Cultural Exegesis

    Rev. Phil Hamner (Overland Park, KS) shares the story of his current parish (formerly all - white) and how it has transformed over time to become a place where a Chinese congregation is now embedded.

  • Dr. Roger Hahn: Missional Hermeneutics

    Dr. Roger Hahn presented at PALCON (Pastors and Leaders' Conference) 2016 on the campus of Mid America Nazarene University. His presentation gave an overview of the best resources on Missional Hermeneutics as well as real-life examples of how to read and live out scripture in a local context.

  • Revs. Tara Beth Leach and Marcos Canales: Worship in Spirit and In Truth

    Tara Beth Leach and Marcos Canales talk about how we shape our corporate worship services especially as it relates to multiculturalism.

  • Dr. Scot McKnight: Pastors as Culture Makers

    NTS hosts an annual Pastors Day. The 2018 Speaker was Scot McKnight giving the Earle Lectures on the New Testament. His topic was Paul as Pastor.

  • Dr. Scot McKnight: Pastors as World Subverters

    NTS hosts an annual Pastors Day. The 2018 Speaker was Scot McKnight giving the Earle Lectures on the New Testament. His topic was Paul as Pastor.

  • Rev. Chris Folmsbee: Helping Churches Reach Millennials and Gen Z

    Chris Folmsbee is the director of discipleship at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. He is the author of numerous books on spiritual formation, practical theology and missional living. He is a sought-after speaker, and consults with dozens of churches around North Ame...