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The Trajectory Phineas Bresee Gave Us: A conversation featuring Stan Ingersol, Harold Raser, and Andrew J. Wood

Phineas Bresee was a significant Methodist minister in Iowa before he moved to Los Angeles...

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Journey Inward, Journey Outward: Our Heritage of Compassion

The theme of “Journey inward, Journey outward” describes my own experience within the Wesleyan- Holiness tradition. Soon after graduation from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1962, I was serving as pastor...

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Nazarene Identity: A Panel Discussion

About 30,000 new members join the Church of the Nazarene annually in the United States and Canada. They come from a variety of denominational and religious backgrounds (such as Methodist, Baptist, Lutheran, etc.)...

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Our Dissenting Nazarene Heritage

Church historians tend toward classification. When we look at Christian history, we tend to look for commonalities and differences; that is, shared testimony and different testimony...

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No Cross, No Crown: Phineas Bresee and the Self - Emptying Way to Holiness

In August 1885, things were looking up for Phineas Bresee. More than a year earlier, after a series of crises in Iowa had decimated Bresee’s finances and ministry plans, he received a charitable gift that opened the way...

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Phineas Bresee and the Women of the Church of the Nazarene

Nazarene women clergy represent a long tradition of women preachers in the Wesleyan-Holiness Movement. Methodist women preached shortly after Methodism was born...

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DISCUSSION: The Trajectory Phineas Bresee Gave Us

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ARTICLE: Journey Inward, Journey Outward

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Nazarene Identity

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ARTICLE: Our Dissenting Nazarene Heritage

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ARTICLE: No Cross, No Crown

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ARTICLE: Phineas Bresee and the Women of the Church of the Nazarene

 
 
 
     
     
 

Featured Articles

  • Not What I Planned On: A Pastor’s Thoughts on the Difficult Intersection of Urban and Bi-Vocational Ministry

    not-what-i-planned-onIn referring to his particular church in Los Angeles, as well as Church of the Nazarene buildings in general, Phineas Bresee once said, "We want places so plain that every board will say welcome to the poorest."1 Statements like this are what first attracted me to the Church of the Nazarene.
    by: Rustin E. Brian

  • Our Dissenting Nazarene Heritage

    heritageChurch historians tend toward classification. When we look at Christian history, we tend to look for commonalities and differences; that is, shared testimony and different testimony. When looking at commonalities, we look for “family resemblances” in different churches, different beliefs and practices, and, most especially, in different time periods and geographical areas.


    by: Andrew J. Wood
  • Journey Inward, Journey Outward: Our Heritage of Compassion

    trajectoryThe theme of “Journey inward, Journey outward” describes my own experience within the Wesleyan- Holiness tradition. Soon after graduation from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1962, I was serving as pastor of the Nazarene Church in Sunnyvale, California, near the epicenter of the ‘60s social protests,


    by: Tom Nees
  • Understanding the Wider Roots of American Methodism

    american-methodismJason Vickers edits a collection of articles that reviews basic history and reflects on the religious culture of Methodism and how it has related to American culture. Nazarene pastors will be interested in the text because the study seeks to include in its narrative the wider Methodist tradition beyond the major sources of United Methodist tradition.


    by: Robert Doyle Smith
  • 100 Years Since Bresee's Call to Evangelism

    100-yearsA century after his death, John Wesley’s influence on Methodism had waned. Phineas F. Bresee sensed the impetus for the Church of the Nazarene in 1895, in large part due to this loss. We are now approaching this same century point since the loss of Bresee's influence on the Church of the Nazarene (he died in 1915).
    by: Stan Reeder

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Olivet Nazarene University – Fruin Holiness Conference

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The Heart of Holiness – Compassion and the Holy Life
February 25-27, 2014

Conference Description
The ONU “Pastor Appreciation Days” event sought to explore the relationship between holiness and compassion, and how compassion is not a peripheral activity of service or generosity, but part of the essential expression of holiness. Several workshops were offered on a variety of topics related to holiness and compassion.

 
     
     
 

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