Habit-Making, Habit-Breaking

"By servitude to passion, habit is formed, and habit to which there is no resistance becomes necessity." - Augustine, Confessions Who hasn’t struggled to gain and...
Josh Miller Speakingvideo

Experience: The Love Of God // Josh Miller

Alumnus and worship leader Josh Miller (14) shares how his story has been shaped by the love of God. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8n8g3vqZL58 Related Article: Understanding God’s love transformed Stephanie Ruiz's...

John Wesley on Homelessness and Poverty

In this issue of the Viewpoint, which focuses on homelessness, we have asked Mark Mann, director of the PLNU Wesleyan Center, to provide some...
girl looking out the window of the church

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...
LoveWorks

30 Years of Sending: How LoveWorks and Spiritual Development have grown...

For 30 years, PLNU has sent students around the world on LoveWorks short-term mission trips. LoveWorks teams go only where they are invited and...
Urban Rescue Performingvideo

Experience: On God’s Presence

PLNU alumnus Jordan Fry (08) speaks at PLNU's Chapel on God's presence and love. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKspDZvSOI4 Check out additional videos of Urban Rescue performing.
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A Story from Suffering to Hope: These Walls

Jason David Sluyter (11) can vividly recall the most difficult moment of his battle with cancer. After having 60 percent of his tongue and...

Talking Point: Q&A with John Calhoun, Ph.D.

Since 1907, the Church of the Nazarene has held general assemblies every four years. These global family reunions serve as times for worship, fellowship,...
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How We Can Worship God with Our Work

There is an intuitive understanding today that the work we do is not merely a means to a paycheck or compulsory...

Glocal Ministry

It was a joke or an impromptu skit—I’m not sure what you’d call it—but at most it received a polite chuckle or two.
Scott Weeman

From Addict to Disciple: One Man’s Story Out of Addiction, Darkness,...

Scott Weeman (17) pushed his beach cruiser against the unforgiving sand in Mission Bay, the water shimmering in the sun like a thousand silver...

Caring for Creation

Tie-dye? Jello? Whiteboard markers? Snorkel mask? Nametags? Watercolor paper? My mind ran through the needed supplies for the following day, just hours away, as...

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