Church Administration

A Blueprint for Church Finance

REFRESH your approach to church finance! Financing that is planned for and used wisely can facilitate and reignite growth. Financing can be a critical tool for churches as they plan for growth and expansion. This workshop is designed to help churches strategize the interface between their ministry plans and future financing needs. Church financing needs to be well-planned, and NCCU is privileged to share important principles that will help churches get the most out of their financial resources.

Loving Life in the Fish Bowl

Learning to take care of herself and family while “everyone” in the congregation and community are watching has been “life in a fishbowl.” Debbie will share her story and tips on how to love your life and not swim in circles. A panel of seasoned pastors’ wives will close the session with a question and answer time.

Top Legal Issues Every Church Leader Should Understand

These days it seems as if being a church leader requires you to carry the Bible in one hand and a law treatise in the other. This workshop will answer your questions and provide helpful advice about how to stay ahead of some of the most challenging legal issues
for churches.

Women in Clergy Leadership: An Introduction (Metcalf)

In this brief video produced by Grace & Peace Magazine, Janine Metcalf, ordained elder and pastor in the Church of the Nazarene, introduces the idea (and, in the Church of the Nazarene, the historical reality!) of women in clergy leadership roles not as a declaration of radical feminism but as a declaration of radical obedience to God's calling and gifting.

Emmaus Road Course

The Emmaus Road Course was recently developed as a training tool for new pastors in fast growing churches. It is designed to be taught by pastors or mentors. You are encouraged to translate and duplicate this course into the language(s) of your district. The course consists of five 20-hour sections.

These materials are a general resource and are being used in the Horn of Africa. You are free to use, multiply, and contextualize them as is appropriate for your ministry setting.


'Basics" Handbook for District Boards of Ministry

Primer Materials for District Boards of Ministry

In response to action of the General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene, the EURASIA Region has developed a Sourcebook for Ministerial Development that is intended to assist the Region in meeting General Assembly requirements for the ordination of ministers in the Church of the Nazarene.

This Handbook gives detailed information that should assist each District or Field on the Region to prepare women and men for ordination.


Manual of the Church of the Nazarene 1928

Manual of the Church of the Nazarene, 1928. Includes the History, Doctrine, Government and Ritual of the Church of the Nazarene. Published under the authority of the General Assembly of the Church of the Nazarene.

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