The NU Blog Page

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

December 15, 2020

Testifies to the Hope

Testifies to the Hope

Have you heard the story of Shane Latson? He grew up in Florida. Gordon Dasher was a foster father to Shane Latson and is an uncle to Al Robertson of Duck Commander. Shane attended youth camps sponsored by White’s Ferry Road Church of Christ as a youth. In 1995, when Phil Robertson and the Elders…
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October 5, 2020

NationsU Webinar & Survey: From Surviving to Thriving

NationsU Webinar & Survey: From Surviving to Thriving

NationsU Webinar & Survey: From Surviving to Thriving NationsUniversity, along with The Christian Chronicle, Mission Alive, and 21st Century Christian is hosting a webinar to discuss how churches have successfully responded to the pandemic. Church leaders from all over the country will present ideas and recommendations. Topics will cover areas such as evangelism, leadership, youth and children,…
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September 16, 2020

A Legacy of Authenticity

A Legacy of Authenticity

Mac Lynn was recently honored at the NationsU’s 25th Anniversary Celebration with the announcement of a Festschrift. A Festschrift is a collection of essays written by men and women influenced by the honoree’s lifetime of work or teaching. When the editorial team for this project began contacting Mac’s past students and associates, contributors began lining…
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September 14, 2020

NU Celebrating 25 Years of Education Excellence

NU Celebrating 25 Years of Education Excellence

In case you missed it, you can still watch Al Robertson and Gary Chapman in the live stream on YouTube! NU Celebrating 25 Years: what do you get when you add iconic Nashville music to a famously gifted TV personality at an amazing Rocketown venue with the Waller ladies’ decorating talents? A Fabulous Night to…
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April 20, 2020

May Graduation is On Schedule!

May Graduation is On Schedule!

May Graduation is on schedule! The Coronavirus pandemic and social distancing will not interfere with NationsUniversity’s May graduation. As NationsU prepares for this first upcoming graduation for our Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies (G.C.B.S.) program, we are thrilled at the results! The G.C.B.S. was launched this year in January. We are proud to announce that…
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April 17, 2020

The World Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness

The World Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness

With the increase of stay-at-home orders around the world to fight the COVID-19/Coronavirus world pandemic, Internet service providers and Internet resources are being overwhelmed. In addition to the technical burden imposed by increased usage, many companies are having to furlough workers or reduce their work capacity. Also, for many students, Internet access is only available…
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April 8, 2020

Regional versus National—No More!

Regional versus National—No More!

Over several years now, a debate has persisted regarding the perceived value of Regional versus National accreditation. While a case could be made for differences between the two types, such as the location of institutions, academic focus, and governance, little difference existed in quality. Unfortunately, the perceived difference in quality has resulted in years of…
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February 13, 2020

NU Announces the Alumnus of the Year 2019

NU Announces the Alumnus of the Year 2019

NationsUniversity is pleased to announce the Alumnus of the Year for 2019. Dedication and hard work exemplify NationsUniversity alumni. Completing a degree online is difficult. It becomes more complicated when the courses are in a second language, and having a good Internet connection is not readily available. The Alumnus of the Year awards the student…
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January 14, 2020

NationsUniversity Announces Dr. John Baxter as Acting Chief Executive Officer

NationsUniversity Announces Dr. John Baxter as Acting Chief Executive Officer

NEW ORLEANS, LA — As of January 1, 2020, Dr. John Baxter assumed the role of Acting Chief Executive Officer of NationsUniversity. Dr. Baxter succeeds Dr. Mac Lynn in that role and will serve through 2020. His role will concentrate on securing the financial base of the institution and contributing to a sound functioning organization.…
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December 5, 2019

Need Prayer? Have a Chair!

Need Prayer? Have a Chair!

This is a story of an unrelenting God, a chair, and a prayer. “If I had taken the plea deal, I would have served only four years in a Michigan prison. Instead, due to my ego and arrogance, I refused the deal and was convicted and sentenced to eight years.” When first sentenced, Mark was…
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