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Checking-In Post Harvey and Irma

As you likely know this late summer brought utter devastation to communities throughout South Texas and Florida due to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the flooding aftermath as well. Associate Director of Portland Seminary Master’s Programs John Regier and Community Life Outreach Coordinator Deanna Gemmer reached out to a few of our Seminary students who […]

Advent Lament: Grieving at Christmas

Although I have been thinking about writing this post for some time, it has been hard to form the words that would adequately express my thoughts and feelings. My mom passed away on November 8th. It is difficult to describe what the journey of the last two and half years has been since she began […]

Missional Ecclesiology PFCN Trip

Professor Josh Sweeden recently took his Missional Ecclesiology students to downtown Portland, Oregon to trace the beginnings of Portland First Church of the Nazarene from their first campus into their current home in west Portland. Jason Veach, the lead pastor of Eden Community who planted his church out of PFCN, facilitated the trip and used the two […]