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

September 19-23, 2016

  • Church Board Development and Church Finance, Dr. Stephen Borger
    This course will provide an overview of principles, procedures and best practices relating to the leadership and development of the local church board.  The course will explore ways to create functionally effective church boards and the personal development of board members.  The goal is that every church board will fulfill its fiduciary responsibility and give spiritual leadership. 
  • Sacraments As Divine Healing Encounters, Dr. Brent Peterson
    The sacraments are God's gift to creation, that through the Church, God is healing and redeeming creation to be more fully what God created the world to be.  Both the sacraments of Baptism and the Lord's Supper will be explored, including theolgical, liturgical and practical issues for ministry.