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Jesse Middendorf and Tom Nees: Mentoring and Coaching in the Church and Beyond
Long time denominational leaders in the Church of the Nazarene, Dr. Jesse Middendorf and Dr. Tom Nees share how they have engaged in mentoring and coaching over the course of their varied ministries and take questions about mentoring from the webinar audience.
Dr. Dean Blevins and Rev. Larry Morris: Called Together
This Pastors and Leaders Conference workshop was a special presentation and partnership between Sunday School and Discipleship Ministries in USA/Canada and NTS presented on the campus of Northwest Nazarene University. Blevins and Morris talk about how to energize and employ lay persons in effect...
Rev. Phil Stout and Dr. John Nielson: Longevity In Ministry
Rev. Phil Stout retired from First Church of the Nazarene in Jackson, Michigan after a long tenure as lead pastor there. He was interviewed by Dr. John Nielsen about the benefits and blessings of a long term ministry in one place.
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.
Dr. Gary Hoag: Financial Stewardship, Money in Relationships
These videos are a part of a larger financial literacy initiative spearheaded by the Center for Pastoral Leadership on the NTS campus. Here Dr. Gary Hoag talks about Money in Marriage, Finances and Family, and Money in Ministry.
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Dr. Dean Blevins: Understanding and Leading with Millennials
The workshop explores the history that shapes and defines the millennial generation. NTS professor Dr. Dean Blevins discusses their strengths, challenges, and concerns, as well as explores approaches that will lead to a holistic and lasting method of discipleship.
Scott Couchenour: Six Elements of Conquering Burnout
Scott Couchenour of Serving Strong (executive coaching and consulting) offers strategic advice on how to avoid burnout. With a combined 30 years of experience in ministry, business, and entrepreneurship, Scott has the perspective any leader needs to grow further in their personal and professional...
Dana Lambert: Strategies for Effectively Ministering to Seniors
Dana has a Master of Social Work from the University of Kansas, is a licensed clinical social worker in Kansas and Missouri and is a Kansas Supreme Court approved Mediator. She serves as a social worker at AgeWise Advocacy & Consulting.
For nursing home comparison, Medicare and lo...
Todd and Roshanda Womack: Beyond Sunday - Closing the Secular and Sacred Gap
Todd and Roshanda Womack: Beyond Sunday: Closing the Gap between Secular and Sacred. Pastors of Outreach at Flint Central COTN, Todd and Roshanda Womack talk about how Christians can live out their faith and vocations beyond the church walls.
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Marriage and Ministry for the Co-Vocational Couple
Marriage and Ministry for the Co-Vocational Couple – Co-pastors and Co-vocational pastors Lisa and Samuel Aparicio and Todd and Roshanda Womack engage in a wide ranging dialogue about the challenges and benefits of working together as well as working both inside and outside the church.
Dr. Judi Schwanz: What's on Your Bookshelf? Spring 2020
Accompany Them with Singing--The Christian Funeral by Thomas G. Long https://www.amazon.com/dp/0664239706/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_GxBpEbXMHQW1Q
Presence: A Pastor's Guide to Funerals by Jonathan K. Twitchell https://www.amazon.com/dp/1940402042/ref=cm_sw_r_tw_dp_U_x_pyBpEbK0B1RY1
Jeren Rowell and Jenny Matheny: Living With Lament
President and Professor of Pastoral Ministry Dr. Jeren Rowell and Assistant Professor of Old Testament Dr. Jenny Matheny discuss the role of lament in the life of faith and in the life of the church.
Bernard Anderson, Out of the Depths, (2000)
Walter Brueggemann, The Message of the Ps...
Dr. Doug Hardy: What's on Your Bookshelf? Spring 2020
Pastor in a Secular Age (Ministry in a Secular Age) by Root
How to Lead When You Don't Know Where You're Going
Clayton Smith, former Executive Pastor of Generosity at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, talks about his new book that provides tools for financial and trauma recovery in our faith communities.