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NCN Global News Summary Volume 1123 June 10, 2011
Former Nazarene Headquarters sold to Kauffman Foundation; campus to become school for Kansas City's urban core
The Church of the Nazarene announced the sale of the International Center in Kansas City to the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation. read more

NTS elects new president; board asks individual to delay response
Nazarene Theological Seminary elected a new president Thursday, but the president-elect was asked to delay his or her response. read more

Wesleyan Investment Foundation CEO discusses purchase of Nazarene loan fund
In a historic agreement last week between the Wesleyan Investment Foundation and the Church of the Nazarene, the Wesleyan Investment Foundation purchased the USA Church of the Nazarene Loan Fund. Wesleyan News met with the CEO of the Wesleyan Investment Foundation, Craig A. Dunn, to discuss the loan fund purchase and its impact on The Wesleyan Church constituency. read more

Norris to serve as CIS field strategy coordinator
Lonnie Norris, former missionary to Russia, will serve as field strategy coordinator for the Commonwealth of Independent States Field, effective June 1. read more

NCN Sports Week Final
A wrap and recap of Nazarene colleges and universities competing in NCAA and NAIA athletics during the 2010-11 fall, winter, and spring seasons, including won-lost records, major accomplishments, and the latest news. read more

Additional Stories This Week

Regional News

Nazarenes in the News
Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. In the news this week: Nazarene couple loses home in Joplin tornado - the childhood home of a NASCAR star ... Texas Nazarenes make discoveries while providing tornado relief in Alabama ... Irish pastor in Jerusalem featured for agricultural innovation ... Vancouver First Church has 'container-moving faith' ... Minister's journey leads from Mexico to Mississippi ... Pastoral family juggles new community, duties in Nebraska ... Kansas church turns 50. read more

KNU accepting applications for foreign faculty
Korea Nazarene University seeks applicants for its foreign faculty positions, specifically native English speaking professors who can play an instrumental role in globalizing KNU's educational program. read more

New plans, strategies for Asia-Pacific communications team
The Asia-Pacific regional communications team met for two days in a transitional planning retreat at Stagira Farms in Pilillia, Rizal, Philippines, to develop new strategies. read more

Open door creates urgent need for evangelism in Bangladesh
JESUS Film Harvest Partners received an urgent request from field leadership after a door opened for evangelism in Bangladesh. As a result of this request, volunteers are needed. read more

NCM to register in Croatia
New Nazarene missionaries in Croatia have taken the first steps to register a Nazarene compassionate ministry as a non-governmental organization in the country. read more

Church building in Barcelona reopens
After 15 months of worshipping outside their church, the Barcelona Church of the Nazarene congregation returned home for a grand reopening. read more

Global Ministry Center News

In Memoriam
The following is a weekly listing of Nazarene ministers and leaders who have recently gone home to be with the Lord. Notices were received June 6-10, 2011. read more

General superintendents' radio program spreads message of holiness
The radio program, The Way of Holiness, features the Church of the Nazarene's Board of General Superintendents. read more

GMC Flags of the Nations: Togo
Each week, the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center proudly flies a flag of one of the many nations in which the denomination is present in ministry. This week's flag: Togo, Africa Region. read more

Global praise reports and prayer requests
This week's praise reports and prayer requests from Nazarene Missions International, JESUS Film Harvest Partners, and NCN News. Included this week: Ellen Bustle, Ellen Penn, Litzy Pesado. read more


Continuing Lay Training, MNU introduce summer webinar series
Continuing Lay Training and MidAmerica Nazarene University announced the Summer 2011 Webinar Series this week. read more

Collegiate News

New Testament scholar joins MNU School of Christian Ministry and Formation
Global missionary and New Testament scholar Dean Flemming will join the faculty of MNU's School of Christian Ministry and Formation in August as professor of New Testament and missions. read more

New nursing program begins at Olivet
Olivet Nazarene University welcomed the first 16 students to the new family nurse practitioner specialty track of its master of nursing program at a reception and orientation June 5. read more

Point Loma chair spearheads US study of art and design programs
Art and design programs continue to grow at Christian colleges and universities, but a comprehensive database of what institutions offer in those areas of study did not exist. read more

NCN Sports

Trevecca's Craig Stem drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers
Trevecca Nazarene University baseball player Craig Stem, a starting pitcher from Nashville, was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 15th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Amateur Draft. read more

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