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Can the Church Connect with the Next Generation?

Gen Z makes up the first truly "post-Christian" generation. Of course, this doesn’t mean there aren’t many faithful and committed young people engaged in church communities — there are.
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Lisa Sharon Harper on Race & Faith | PLNU Original Series

Lisa Sharon Harper — author of The Very Good Gospel — shares about how non-diverse evangelicals can be better allies to their non-white brothers and sisters.

How Much Do Our Words Matter?

Although we have always known it intuitively, science has confirmed the tremendous power our words have on ourselves, communities, and the world. In fact,...
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Why Is Gen Z Disconnecting from the Church?

The decline in church attendance in the U.S. over the last few decades has been widely discussed and written about. Young adults who have...
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Border Pilgrimage | PLNU Ministry with Mexico

Border Pilgrimage is a unique, multi-day excursion in which PLNU students are able to explore and better understand their relationship to the San Diego-Tijuana border region.

Business as Mission: A Christian Response to Why Business Matters

“Profits are a means to an end, but not the end.” - Jeff Van Duzer According to an article in Forbes, eighty percent of 13-25...

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Dan Copp, D.Min.

Dan Copp supports six world regions through his work at the Global Ministry Center for the Church of the Nazarene. It’s a far cry from the life he was accustomed to as a child.

Kissing the Witch Doctor: What Love Does (with Bob Goff)

Bob Goff has a special revelation of the transformational love of God, a love that compels him to wash the feet of witch doctors and bring education and justice into their lives.

Distinguished Achievement Awardee: Vicki (Honea) Copp, D.Min.

Vicki (Honea) Copp has had a lot of job titles, but her career is cohesive. She has been on a path of ministry her entire life and is currently the senior pastor at the Church of the Nazarene in Cameron, Missouri.
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Reclaiming Sabbath

Despite culture's movement away from Sabbath observance, keeping the Sabbath has real and meaningful benefits. We look here at ways we might recommit ourselves to Sabbath practice.
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TEDx at PLNU

In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share...
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Dirshu Adonai | Concert Choir Performs at Congregation Beth Israel Synagogue

In April 2019, PLNU's Concert Choir celebrated the beginning of the Jewish week of Passover with Congregation Beth Israel, San Diego’s oldest...