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Wednesday
Jan162013

NTS Hosts NTC-Manchester Ph.D. Forums

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.

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Monday
Jan142013

Theology & Economics Lecture & Lunch

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.

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Thursday
Dec062012

MA(TS) Degree Now Available as a Fully Distance Program

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).

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Monday
Dec032012

Mrs. Hazel Quick Honored by NTS

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.”

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Tuesday
Nov132012

Brad Moore Honored with Towel and Basin Award

During the fall meeting of the Nazarene Theological Seminary Board of Trustees, President David Busic presented Trustee member Dr. Brad Moore with the Towel and Basin Award.

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Friday
Oct262012

NTS classes now offered in Central, South America

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.

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Friday
Oct192012

Plantinga Pauw Delivers Lectures at NTS

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.”

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Wednesday
Oct172012

NTS to Offer Courses for MDiv at Eastern Nazarene College

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.”

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Wednesday
Sep192012

New Cohort of 365m Students Sent Out to Minister

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.).

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Friday
Aug312012

NTS Welcomes Dr. Terence Fretheim as Benner/Earle Visiting Scholar

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.

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Tuesday
Aug142012

New Website for Wynkoop Center for Women in Ministry

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.

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Monday
Aug062012

NTS Hosts Nazarene Global Consortium

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.

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Friday
Jul062012

NTS Celebrates Historic Ruling from Association of Theological Schools

Nazarene Theological Seminary (NTS) is pleased to announce the receipt of an historic ruling from its accrediting agency, the Association of Theological Schools (ATS).

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Thursday
Jun282012

NTS Student Receives 2012 Stewardship Sermon Scholarship

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.

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Tuesday
May222012

NTS Receives Grant, Announces Administration Changes

NTS recently announced changes to its administrative staff. Jerry Lambert, who has served the seminary since 2008 as director of global initiatives, will now serve the institution as director of institutional advancement, giving special attention to donor development. Marsha Sailors, director of development, communications, and alumni relations since 2004, will now primarily focus on the marketing needs of the seminary, serving as director of communications and alumni relations.

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Monday
May142012

NTS Class of 2012

Nazarene Theological Seminary held its 66th commencement on Sunday, May 13, at 4:00pm at Kansas City (MO) First Church of the Nazarene. The 45 graduates of the Class of 2012 received degrees as follows: 6 Doctor of Ministry; 28 Master of Divinity; 2 M.A. in Christian Formation and Discipleship; 3 M.A. in Intercultural Studies; and 6 M.A. (Theological Studies). 10 students earned

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Wednesday
May092012

2012 Tom Nees Social Justice Award: Jonathan Sutter

This year’s Tom Nees Social Justice Award winner is Jonathan Sutter. Jonathan presented his paper in a forum at NTS on April 10, 2012. Jonathan’s paper is titled, “Personal holiness as the source of Christian social justice: A case study of holiness and hospitality in the life of Abba Macarius the Egyptian”.

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Monday
May072012

2012 Community Awards Chapel

On Thursday, May 3, NTS celebrated its community’s achievements during chapel. The following awards were given:

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Monday
Apr162012

Strawn Delivers Earle Lectures

On April 16-17, 2012, NTS hosted Dr. Brent Strawn for the Earle Lectures on Biblical Literature - Old Testament. Dr. Strawn is the

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Thursday
Mar292012

2012 Corlett Senior Sermon Series

Libby Tedder, Stephanie Lobdell, and Dylon Brown are the three Corlett Senior Sermon finalists this year. They preached their sermons du

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