The day after NNU’s 100th Commencement, the Crusader Choir & Orchestra (CCO) left for a two-week tour across South Korea. Led by Dr. Philip Miller, this group of 40 students performed 21 concerts with audiences ranging from 500 to 2,500 people.
Transferring can be a difficult process, but the transformational impact NNU has on students both now and in the future makes it all worthwhile. Such is the story of Communication Science senior Ben Gangwer.
An alum shares how the NNU community was pivotal in her personal and spiritual transformation—"like the life cycle of a butterfly, God was using doubts and hardship to make something beautiful."
Finding a college that fits you is crucial, but it can be difficult narrowing all your choices to one. So we asked current students to give insight into what they have found to be most valuable in their college and what they would advise incoming students to consider.
The impact that the NNU Doceō Center is having on primary, secondary and postsecondary education stretches far beyond the campus to Idaho and even around the world. Dr. Eric Kellerer, Doceō Center director, shares the four primary areas in which the work of the center has taken place since its establishment in 2013.
Each year NNU's Office of Spiritual Formation plans Winter Awakening, a three-day chapel emphasis aimed to rejuvenate the spiritual life of the entire campus. Travis Whittaker—lead pastor of Mile City Church, a new church plant in Livonia, Michigan—provided the sermons and focused his messages on the Lord’s Prayer.
There are many active, church-led services and ministry opportunities available to NNU students close to campus. The Encounter Movement, formed by Eagle Nazarene Church, is one such service led by NNU students and alums who are anxious to put their faith and education to work as transformative agents in the world.
We reached out to pastors on the Northwest Region to ask them what their advice would be to students seeking transformation in their relationships in Christ in the new year. The response was phenomenal! So many, in fact, that we couldn’t fit them all in one place. We think the advice they gave is relevant no matter what age you are or where you’re at in your walk.
Senior biology major John Eaton shares his thoughts on New Year's resolutions versus daily dedication to a goal. “Every day you wake up with a choice and a chance for a new resolution." This is the lifestyle that John has chosen to live and one he encourages others to choose as well.
Each summer, Northwest Nazarene University sends out faculty and students to make a difference in people’s lives around the globe. This summer five mission teams will be sent to serve in Poland, Liberia, Colombia, Haiti, and Kenya.