Contemporary Issues in Theology Forum

February 17 - 19, 2017

The NTS Contemporary Issues in Theology Forum is a three-day retreat designed for thought-provoking discussion, Christian fellowship and relaxation. Sessions will be held in Phoenix, Arizona, at Food for the Hungry downtown. 

This Year’s Theme:

Stewardship and God’s Creation: Our Role and Responsibility in the Care of the Earth.

Please go to to register. The cost is $200 per participant. This fee covers event costs and includes some catered meals. A list of recommended hotels will be provided upon registration. Registration is limited!


Grider-Winget Lectures Featuring Dr. Alan Torrance

February 27 - 28

Please join us for this lecture series with Dr. Alan Torrance, Professor of Systematic Theology in the School of Divinity at the University of St. Andrews. The title of this lecture series is the Priesthood of Christ.

These lectures are FREE and open to the public! The schedule is as follows:   

  • Monday, February 27: Brown bag lecture beginning at noon in the NTS Cafe and another lecture in the afternoon. Students, there will be no afternoon classes on this day.
  • Tuesday, February 28: Lunch provided by NTS Admissions Office.  Lecture beginning around noon in the NTS Cafe.



Pastors Day!

Tuesday, March 7

The NTS Center for Pastoral Leadership will host its third annual Pastors Day this Spring in the Koinonia Café on the campus of Nazarene Theological Seminary. Lunch will be included in registration cost ($30/person). Our topic will be ‘Leadership at the Crossroads of Faith and Public Life’ presented by Dr. Leah Gunning Francis, Vice President of Academics and Dean of the Faculty at Christian Theological Seminary in Indianapolis, Indiana.

This event is free for NTS students!

Click here to learn more and to register.


Young Clergy Conference: Embodied Faith

March 26 - 28, Oklahoma City, OK

Young Clergy Conference is a 3-day event especially for young ministers in the Church of the Nazarene. This year’s theme is Embodied Faith.

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Leadership Roundtable

March 28-30, 2017

Dr. Tom Nees, Dr. Sam Vassal, and Dr. Jesse Middendorf will facilitate a three-day “Leadership Roundtable” at the King Conference Center on the NTS campus. The purpose is to meet with up to 12 seasoned clergy for a time of exploration about pastoral priorities and leadership challenges.

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