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Reflections on our world plus the latest news and happenings at NationsUniversity.

October 3, 2019

Best 5 Online Grammar Checker Tools

Best 5 Online Grammar Checker Tools

Grammar checker tools are everywhere on the Internet. Which one will you need to improve your writing skills and check for common mistakes? Writing academic papers is not easy, and one of the most important aspects of writing is grammar. If you do not have someone to proofread your writing, you will need a grammar…
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September 16, 2019

Weekly Reflection – Ministry in Times of Illness and Loss

Weekly Reflection – Ministry in Times of Illness and Loss

Ministry to others who are suffering illness, loss, or crisis is often an uncomfortable experience. We will change the subject or even just walk away rather than engage the one who is suffering on the level of their pain. Too often we say things that are more hurtful than helpful; like, “I know just how…
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September 13, 2019

Accountability: NationsU Accredited by ECFA

Accountability: NationsU Accredited by ECFA

Accountability is important to NationsUniversity. Therefor, University officials are pleased to announce the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) has accredited NationsUniversity. This is an important milestone in the University’s ability to raise funds and provide transparency to all Partners and donors. The importance is outlined in the press release and will give the public…
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September 9, 2019

Weekly Reflection – “In His Name”

Weekly Reflection – “In His Name”

“In His name,” The more “orthodox” Christian communities have a practice that I have learned from, it is called the “sign of the cross.” It is actually a prayer. “In the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.” Saying this prayer is usually accompanied by the physical action…
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August 19, 2019

Weekly Reflection – Drawing Near to God

Weekly Reflection – Drawing Near to God

Drawing Near to God: It is a good thing to come closer to God and be transformed into His image into a new creature. It seems to me that three components make up one’s path to this closeness and the new creation: 1. Knowing ABOUT God, 2. Knowing what to do or how to behave, and 3.…
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August 12, 2019

Weekly Reflection – Times of Reflection and Thanksgiving

Weekly Reflection – Times of Reflection and Thanksgiving

Times of Reflection and Thanksgiving Spiritual journeys traverse multi-faceted arenas. Stormy seas, wilderness and deserts, rock trails, and shadow-engulfed valleys take their toll. Stagnation and boredom stand no chance in such environments. As a counterbalance, life journeys also supply stations of refreshment and renewal. Like irrigated green pastures in the middle of the desert terrain, spirituality offers the…
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August 5, 2019

Weekly Reflection – Lost In the Midst of Christians

Weekly Reflection – Lost In the Midst of Christians

Are you feeling lost in the midst of Christians? There are a number of people with whom I correspond who feel like they are wandering alone in a desert. They have faith in Jesus Christ but fail to see his love and peace in the world they live in. This is a really difficult place…
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July 29, 2019

Weekly Reflection –  The Lord Is My Shepherd

Weekly Reflection – The Lord Is My Shepherd

The Lord is My Shepherd is probably the best known stanza from Psalm 23. This past week I spent some hours hiking in the forest. It is “backpack training” time, as I prepare for a three-night, 43 KM adventure that is coming up. For me, hiking like this is a special time to meditate and…
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July 23, 2019

Renewal of Accreditation

Renewal of Accreditation

NationsUniversity is pleased to announce the renewal of accreditation from DEAC! The Distance Education Accrediting Commission, which accredited NationsUniversity initially in 2015, has renewed the institution’s accreditation through June 2023. Accreditation renewal is a great victory for NationsUniversity. The journey is a long difficult process. Let us give thanks to God that our mission to…
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July 22, 2019

Weekly Reflection – Effective Bible Study

Weekly Reflection – Effective Bible Study

Having Effective Bible Study Can Be Difficult  Are you struggling to have effective Bible study? How do you judge the effectiveness of your personal Bible study? Well, I can think of several ways to go about determining this. For example, you might measure how many verses you have memorized. Can you more adequately explain the…
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