Last week, 3 seniors preached in chapel as a part of the Corlett Sermon Series. One of these will be selected by the NTS Faculty to preach their sermon at KC First Church of the Nazarene on the Sunday morning of commencement Sunday (May 12, 2013).
Nazarene Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a $400,000 grant from the Henry Luce Foundation. NTS was awarded a grant in the same amount by the Luce Foundation in 2009 in order to start a Global Consortium that includes NTS and seven global Nazarene graduate theological schools and seminaries. This consortium has, over the past 4 years, met on a number of occasions in order to find ways to share resources and develop collaborative programs.
Monday, June 24, 2013 | 6:45am
Indianapolis Convention Center: Sagamore Ballrooms 6 & 7
Please plan to join us! You won’t want to miss out!
- Re-connect with former classmates, colleagues and friends.
- Catch up with current and former faculty members.
- Enjoy a full, hot plated breakfast (no buffet lines to stand in!).
- Be a part of imagining new and active ways for the NTS Alumni Association to engage its members and increase partnerships between NTS and the local church.
- Hear firsthand an exciting announcement from NTS President David Busic; and listen to him share from his heart a new vision for the future of NTS.
Made possible by generous funding from the Kern Foundation’s Oikonomia Network, Nazarene Theological Seminary hosted a dialogue led by Dr. Jeff Van Duzer on January 29, 2013 focused on the interface between Christians and the worlds of business, economics, and culture. Dr. Van Duzer is newly appointed Provost of Seattle Pacific University, having previously served as the Dean of the School of Business and Economics and Professor of Business Law and Ethics. For twenty years prior to his full-time association with the University, he practiced law in Seattle with an emphasis on finance and natural resources. He writes and speaks frequently in both church and professional settings, offering Christian perspectives on the worlds of business and economics.
NTS is pleased to announce that it will once again host the annual Ph.D. forums for Nazarene Theological College, Manchester. These forums will be held each day as noted below at 2:00pm in the NTS Library Conference Room. The schedule, including presenter and presentation name, is listed below.
NTS is hosting a lecture & luncheon on Theology & Economics on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, featuring Dr. Jeff Van Duzer, Dean and Professor of Business Law & Ethics at the School of Business & Economics at Seattle Pacific University.
Nazarene Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that its Master of Arts (Theological Studies) degree (MATS) is now available as a fully distance degree.* Students may earn this degree by taking courses online, via video-conference or by enrolling in a one- or two-week module course in Kansas City or at any of the Seminary’s multi-campus sites (Bethany, OK; Mount Vernon, OH; Nashville, TN; Quincy, MA).
During a recent visit back to Bethany, OK, NTS President Dr. David Busic presented the Towel and Basin Award to Mrs. Hazel Quick. “The Towel and Basin award,” shared Busic, “is given to those who have passionately worked to advance the mission of NTS. Hazel Quick—along with her family—is a tireless ambassador for our Seminary. Her investment will continue to bear fruit for future generations of ministers.”
Nazarene Theological Seminary delivered the first of four Doctor of Ministry seminars at Seminario Nazareno de las Americas (SENDAS) in San Jose, Costa Rica. One other seminar will be taught in Costa Rica with the other two being delivered at the Seminario Teológico Nazareno Sudamericano in Quito, Ecuador.
Amy Plantinga Pauw, the Henry P. Mobley Jr. Professor of Doctrinal Theology at Louisville Seminary, delivered the Grider-Winget Lectures in Theology at Nazarene Theological Seminary earlier this month. The topics were “Why We Need a Wisdom Ecclesiology,” “Proverbs and the Church’s Creaturely Calling,” and “Ecclesiastes’ Word to the Missional Church.”
This week, Nazarene Theological Seminary (NTS) received approval from the state of Massachusetts to offer courses for its Master of Divinity Degree (MDiv) at Eastern Nazarene College (ENC) in Quincy, MA. As such, ENC will become the fourth school to partner with NTS in its Multi-Campus Seminary initiative. “We are excited to begin this partnership with Eastern Nazarene College,” shared NTS President Dr. David Busic. “We believe it will have a significant impact on the preparation of ministry leaders on the ENC region for years to come.”
Nazarene Theological Seminary’s cross-cultural, mentored internship program 365m is currently accepting student applications for the 2013-2014 academic year. Cohorts are being formed for New Zealand, Ireland, Northern Ireland (U.K.), Bulgaria, and New York City (U.S.).
NTS welcomed renowned Old Testament Scholar Dr. Terence Fretheim as the Benner/Earle Visiting Scholar during the Seminary’s 2-week intensive modules this fall. Professor Fretheim, the Elva B. Lowell Professor of Old Testament at Luther Seminary, co-taught an exegetical course on the book of Genesis with NTS Professor of Old Testament Dr. Joseph Coleson.
Nazarene Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the launch of the revised and expanded website for the Wynkoop Center for Women in Ministry. Note the new web address: wcwim.org. Readers can also access the site via the home page of the NTS website at nts.edu.
This week, NTS was privileged to host a meeting of the presidents and academic deans from the schools that make up the Nazarene Global Consortium of Graduate Schools of Theology. The consortium’s purpose is to connect Nazarene seminaries by optimizing the global resources available for theological education. This very unique partnership includes Africa Nazarene University (Kenya), Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary (Philippines), Korea Nazarene University (South Korea), Nazarene Theological College, Brisbane (Australia), Nazarene Theological College, Manchester (England), Seminario Nazareno de las Americas (Costa Rica), and Nazarene Theological Seminary (Kansas City; USA). Funding for the consortium is provided through a generous grant from the Henry Luce Foundation.
Nazarene Theological Seminary (NTS) is pleased to announce the receipt of an historic ruling from its accrediting agency, the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).
Stewardship Ministries announced that NTS student, Chad Laughrey, has been selected as one of their 2012 Stewardship Sermon Scholarship winners. His $1,000 scholarship award will be credited to his 2012-2013 school year tuition payment.