Lifelong Learning for Ministers

Because Lifelong Learning shouldn't be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Enhance your life and ministry with Northwest Nazarene University's low cost, fully online catalog of continuing education courses and fulfill your denomination's lifelong learning requirements.  

You are dedicated to improving your ministry.  And we're committed to your leadership growth.  Taught by NNU's gifted faculty and leading-edge practitioners in the field, our easy-to-navigate online courses feature a fresh design that is also mobile-friendly for those on the go.

Explore our expanding catalog of ministry courses: each one carrying ten lifelong learning units (1.0 CEU) for just $29 per course.  Expand your biblical and theological knowledge.  Enhance your ministry skills.  Log in at whatever time of day works for you using your desktop, tablet, laptop, or smartphone.  Do it all in a week, just a couple of hours per day.  All content is imbedded in each course, with no textbooks required.  Courses are limited to 15 adults to maximize interactive learning.

Courses are intended for continuing education and are not designed to satisfy requirements for ordination in the Church of the Nazarene.  For more information or to register for a course, please contact Stacey Bullard at

Upcoming Lifelong Learning Courses at NNU

November 14-18, 2016

  • Developing Missional Discipleship, Dr. Mark Maddix
    An exploration of how pastors and church leaders can engage in what God is doing in their local communities through missional engagement.  The course will explore how missional engagement includes both discipleship and evangelism and how it forms and shapes faithful disciples. 
  • Exploring Preaching Today, Dr. Jay Akkerman
    An exploratory study of preaching and worship trends for those in ministry, including various methodologies for communicating the gospel in contemporary contexts.  This course is for continuing education and is not designed specifically to meet particular ordination outcomes.