Transforming the Individual

Meet Professor Earwicker

Mentoring students is a primary means by which our students are transformed. In turn, professors at NNU are often transformed through building strong cooperative relationships that extend beyond the classroom. Watch Dr. Ben Earwicker talk about the transforming power of mentoring students at NNU. You can also read a feature story about Dr. Earwicker.

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The NNU experience transcends curriculum

February 29, 2016

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.

The life cycle of a human: transformative powers of college

February 22, 2016

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."

Four things to look for while evaluating colleges

February 19, 2016

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.

Winter Awakening: students focus on prayer

February 11, 2016

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.

Advice from pastors on the Northwest Region

February 1, 2016

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.

Skip New Year’s resolutions for a transformative lifestyle

January 29, 2016

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.

Five ways to engage and grow spiritually

January 22, 2016

"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."

What chapel means to me

January 20, 2016

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.

Spiritual transformation within the classroom

February 23, 2015

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.

Living a life of faith

December 23, 2014

Ken and Apple Johnson came to NNU to study Christian Ministry online after experiencing personal transformation through the love of Christ.

University of Transformation

At NNU, we believe whole-heartedly that you will be challenged intellectually and spiritually, a process through which you become a new person. We want you to find an academic program you'll love and come join us.

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