I remember the conviction… Read More

48th Anniversary and Spanish Language study

  A Very Special 48th Anniversary Adventure. Indeed! Anne and I recently celebrated our 48 wedding anniversary by spending four weeks on the campus of The Nazarene Seminary of the Americas in San Jose, Costa… Read More

Vision for Nazarene Higher Education

Is this vision statement sufficiently broad and inclusive to engage the 54 International Board of Education, Church of the Nazarene colleges, universities and seminaries without undermining the mission statement of each individual school?… Read More

Funding For Evangelism and Mission

Lausanne Issue Group #27 This material is an excerpt from a longer article I co-wrote, which can be accessed by clicking here. Introduction:   Lausanne 2004 … Conference on World Evangelization … addressed… Read More

Leading Faithfully a Community of Faith

During the past few years, I pursued a fundamental question for Christian leaders in a faith community. How does my Christian faith inform and guide the way I lead a faith community — local church congregation; a Christian… Read More

“Life is too short. . .”

Administration Building Caribbean Nazarene College Thoughts from the commencement address at the Caribbean Nazarene College Port of Spain, Trinidad May 29, 2010 E. LeBron Fairbanks  … Read More

Quality and Missional Reviews

  What is a Quality and Missional Review? Following is a glimpse of the review process as presented in the introduction to a report by Dr. Kent Brower, International Board of Education chair and… Read More

For This We Stand (Part 3)

Values Underlying Church of the Nazarene College, University and Seminary Faith Communities Affirmation #3 As I mentioned in the previous blog posts, I have been asking myself throughout the past few… Read More