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Dealing with Pastoral and Congregational Anxiety: An Interview with Bill Selby

So many things raise the anxiety level of the average pastor—even being average. Pastors are almost always overworking yet remain underpaid. An unexpected illness or sudden death in the congregation can wreak havoc...

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Seeding a Missional Church Movement: An Interview with Alan Hirsch

Alan Hirsch, a native South African, is a prominent thought leader and conceptual architect for the missional church. His books, particularly The Forgotten Ways: Reactivating the Missional Church...

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Missions, Holiness, and Education Have Shaped My Life: An Interview with Carla Sunberg

It’s always a difficult question to ask Carla Sunberg where she’s from. She considers three places home: Frankfurt, Germany, where she was born and lived her first eight years while her family was on missionary assignment...

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Missional Engagement in the Small and Mid-Sized Congregation: A Panel Discussion Moderated by General Superintendent David Graves

In 1997, the Board of General Superintendents made a historic decision when they declared the United States and Canada a mission field...

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Sharing the Good News: How Would H. F. “Mr. Missionary” Reynolds Respond to the Twenty-First Century?

The world is changing, and the church must change with it. Right? Can we still rely on the wisdom of the denomination’s founders...

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A Different Kind of Mission than We’ve Known: An Interview with Verne Ward

Verne Ward grew up in the Church of the Nazarene but had little idea he was going to be a missionary. Questions about eternity and what really mattered got him to ponder his life’s mission....

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INTERVIEW: Bill Selby

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INTERVIEW: Alan Hirsch

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INTERVIEW: Carla Sunberg

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Missional Engagement

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ARTICLE: Sharing the Good News

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INTERVIEW: Verne Ward

 
 
 
     
     
 

Featured Articles

  • Sabbath Help for the Dangerously-Tired Pastor

    sabbathIf you are flying high with energy, getting all the district church awards, cruising along on autopilot, just hitting your stride, and never even working up a sweat, you get to skip this article. However, if you feel overworked and underappreciated, I have a few questions for you.
    by: Douglas R. Samples

  • Missional Engagement in the Small and Mid-Sized Congregation: A Panel Discussion Moderated by General Superintendent David Graves

    panelIn 1997, the Board of General Superintendents made a historic decision when they declared the United States and Canada a mission field. They recognized that the traditional definition of missions had changed and that the church would have to consider new ways to accomplish ministry as neighborhoods and communities


    by: Grace & Peace Magazine
  • Sharing the Good News: How Would H. F. "Mr. Missionary" Reynolds Respond to the Twenty-First Century World?

    mr-missionaryThe world is changing, and the church must change with it. Right? Can we still rely on the wisdom of the denomination’s founders when our nation and its place in the world are different from the days leading into the First World War, when the Church of the Nazarene was in its infancy?
    by: Mary Lou Shea

  • Benediction: The Minister's Vital Signs

    bob-boradbooksDon’t you just love going to see the doctor? My last trip turned out great. He said I was healthy and, “Lord willing,” should live into my nineties like my parents. I am not certain my wife, Carol, was jubilant with the news. That’s a long time to manage a husband!
    by: Bob Broadbooks

  • Dealing with Pastoral and Congregational Anxiety: An Interview with Bill Selby

    AnxietySo many things raise the anxiety level of the average pastor—even being average. Pastors are almost always overworking yet remain underpaid. An unexpected illness or sudden death in the congregation can wreak havoc on pastors’ schedules, leaving them off balance. Even the next sermon—as satisfying as preaching can be—can elevate tensions, especially if one worries about upsetting congregational expectations.
    by: Grace & Peace Magazine

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Olivet Nazarene University – Fruin Holiness Conference

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The Heart of Holiness – Compassion and the Holy Life
February 25-27, 2014

Conference Description
The ONU “Pastor Appreciation Days” event sought to explore the relationship between holiness and compassion, and how compassion is not a peripheral activity of service or generosity, but part of the essential expression of holiness. Several workshops were offered on a variety of topics related to holiness and compassion.

 
     
     
 

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