Continuing Education/Life Long Learning Courses at NNU

Because Lifelong Learning shouldn't be a one-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 continuing education requirements.  

Your 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 10 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 your 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 people to maximize interactive learning.

All courses are for continuing education and are not designed specifically to meet particular ordination outcomes.  For more information or to register for a course, please contact Stacey Bullard at

Upcoming CEU Courses at NNU

March 16-20, 2015

  • Exploring Relational Theology, Thomas Jay Oord
    Many Christians in the Wesley tradition are attracted to relational theology. But a number of relational theologies exist. This course begins with the core notions of relational theology and then explores some implications and directions these core ideas might take for understanding God, God's interaction with humans, and the natural world.
  • Missional Discipleship, 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. 

May 18-22, 2015

  • Spiritual Formation, Rhonda Carrim
    An exploration of foundational biblical, theological and historical understandings of Christian spiritual formation. This course particularly explores the reflective discipline of one’s own journey with God, highlighting a variety of spiritual practices as means of grace in one’s life.