"If any NNU student wants a community to grow spiritually with, they came to the right place—spiritual guidance and encouragement is bountiful here. There are tons of opportunities to engage in God’s word, to worship Christ, to leave comfort zones, to serve in the community and, in the process, to grow spiritually—you just need to know where to look."
Several students share their thoughts on the new chapel format. Through special speakers, local pastors, members of the campus community and denominational leaders, students are exploring and dialoguing about what it means to be a Christian in our world.
Inspired by their coaches, Jake and Jenny Perry, seven current student-athletes and Northwest Nazarene alumnus Ashley Puga, volunteered their time this Christmas season to help Sean and Meredith Stewart with One 5 Ministries, and Andy and Jamie Fehr with Wordsower International.
After returning from a mission trip to Masaya, three baseball players discover a love for missional service and the country of Nicaragua.
In May 2014, eight students and two professors traveled with NNU to Hope Home, a Haitian orphanage for children with disabilities. While there, the team discovered the challenges of caring for 30 disabled children without the steady availability of running water.
Organic chemistry class. It’s not a scene that evokes thoughts of spiritual transformation or religious encounters. But amidst lab coats, goggles and beakers full of chemicals, NNU nursing student Brandi Johnson has discovered what it means to have a real relationship with Jesus Christ.
The talent contained in the community of NNU is too great to keep to ourselves. Woods End Ministries, a ministry collective of speakers, artists and worship leaders, was started by NNU alums and siblings, Carly and Chris, in 2012. Since then it has grown to include over 15 members, all sharing their talents to transform the lives of others.
The M.Div. program helped Kenton match his skill-set with the work of God. He started a new kind of church, called The Table Church, which is designed to meet people where they are.
Krist Wilde, from Capital Christian Center in Boise, came to share his heart with our campus community during Winter Awakening—a time we set aside in January to return our focus to God.
2014 Alumnus of the Year Randy Newcomb is making a difference by furthering peace and freedom around the world.