news

School of Theology & Christian Ministries receives a Murdock grant

December 13, 2011, 9:54 am
Facebook0Twitter0Google+0LinkedIn0

Northwest Nazarene University’s School of Theology & Christian Ministries was recently awarded a $105,600 grant from the M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust’s Vision and Call Program to provide students of the STCM’s graduate program a salary as they intern at local congregations.

NNU Associate Professor of Youth and Family Ministries Dr. Michael Kipp says, “We are delighted to have received this grant! It represents an opportunity to shape future leaders for the Church through further education, church-school partnerships, and personal and professional accountability.”  Often this time is considered a “gap period” when a student earns their graduate degree and then enters full-time ministry.

“The combination of being mentored by an experienced pastor, serving in ministry and completing a master’s degree provides the intern with an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills of ministry,” confirmed Dr. Mark Maddix, dean of the School of Theology and Christian Ministry at NNU.  “This is a great partnership that NNU can now offer congregations in the Treasure Valley.”


Recent Articles

NNU on a Mission: Colombia

June 29, 2015, 11:19 am
Columbia2 “The experiments are the fun part!” said Lexi Johnson who recently returned…

NNU on a Mission: Haiti

June 22, 2015, 2:13 pm
Haiti 1 After a year-long fundraising effort at NNU, known as Rippleffect, Hope Home,…

NNU Night at the Boise Hawks

June 22, 2015, 11:23 am
NNU Night at the Boise Hawks vs. Spokane Indians Tuesday, July 21,…

Beyond the Idaho spud

June 22, 2015, 10:26 am
spud_small Despite the stereotype of being a potato haven, Idaho offers so much…

Search

  • Archive

  • Subscribe