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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

  • Book Review: A Coherent Ecclesiology Faithful to the Wesleyan Tradition

    essential-church-bookEssential Church: A Wesleyan Ecclesiology, edited by Diane Leclerc and Mark Maddix (Kansas City: Beacon Hill Press of Kansas City, 2014), 254 pages.
    by: Timothy R. Gaines

  • Just How Wesleyan Are We? A Historical Perspective

    Antique glasses and compassOne of the important facets of the contemporary debate about identity in the Church of the Nazarene is the question of just how Wesleyan we are. On one hand, there are those who want to assert the Wesleyan component of Nazarene identity very strongly, who argue that being more Wesleyan will make us better Nazarenes.
    by: Timothy J. Crutcher

  • Seeding a Missional Church Movement: An Interview with Alan Hirsch

    Alan-HirschAlan 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, published in 2006, and The Shaping of Things to Come: Innovation and Mission for the 21st-Century Church, originally published in 2003 and co-written with Michael Frost, but revised and updated in 2013, unpack ideas and concepts significant to the missional movement.


    by: Grace & Peace Magazine
  • 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

  • Reimagining Success: Redefining Congregational Success in a Mega-Mall World

    wireframe of city scylineFor months I felt like I had been pounding my head against a brick wall. I was doing everything I had ever been taught to do in order to see my church grow. For fifteen years, I had seen the churches I served grow both in worship attendance and in membership. Decline was something I had never experienced in one year, let alone successive years. Each new district assembly served to highlight the decline. Other churches grew. Why not mine?
    by: Art Roxby

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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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