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

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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July 18, 2019

Pastoral Care in Kenya

Pastoral Care in Kenya

Pastoral care is an important part on NationsUniversity’s mission. In January 2019 representatives from NationsUniversity participated in a pastoral care conference in Kisumu, Kenya. NationsUniversity asked the participants, all of them church leaders, to complete an informal survey regarding material and spiritual outlooks. The most surprising result of the survey is that almost 1 in 5 church leaders feel it is acceptable to visit a…
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June 5, 2019

Poverty Does Not Cause Corruption

Poverty Does Not Cause Corruption

Poverty does not cause corruption. The story as told to me by a Kenyan goes something like this: “A little Kenyan boy is told by his teacher that there will be school pictures next week. He must bring 50 Kenyan Shillings (KSh) if he wants to have his picture made. In reality, the pictures only…
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April 20, 2019

Water Hyacinth in Kisumu

Water Hyacinth in Kisumu

Out in the hill country near Lake Victoria, there is a vibrant bustling city called Kisumu. It is Kenya’s third largest city.
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July 6, 2018

Training Christian Leaders

Training Christian Leaders

It is the mission of NationsUniversity to “build faith and training Christian leaders around the world.” This mission is in response to call to reach into people’s homes, those who cannot be accessed by regular means; people who have no access to traditional higher education or cannot be reached by the typical missionary. The Challenge…
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March 12, 2018

YOU WILL RISE UP AGAIN

YOU WILL RISE UP AGAIN

Though it may not seem like it, you will rise up again. Many are the times when a fervent believer of Jesus Christ is subjected to trials, suffering, and tribulations. Life itself it’s a test, and therefore, a Christian test can be of different forms. This may include economic hardships, chronic illness, termination of a…
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December 12, 2017

There is a Well of Water in the Wilderness

There is a Well of Water in the Wilderness

Many are the times a Christian faith is put to test. Genesis 21: 8-21 talks about an Egyptian maid whose name was Hagar together with her son Ishmael and how they were sent away from Abraham’s family. Uncertain about her future life, Hagar and Ishmael ended up as wanderers in the wilderness of Beer-sheba. Life…
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October 23, 2017

Rejoice in Your Suffering and Finish the Race

Rejoice in Your Suffering and Finish the Race

Rejoice in Your Suffering and Finish the Race: A Christian life is entangled with seasons of trials, tribulations, success and jubilation. The Bible tells us about the story of Naomi, who left her native land of Judea due to famine together with his husband and two sons. The family of Naomi thus went and found…
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July 18, 2016

Five Kenyans

Five Kenyans

Five Kenyans: In April 2016, NU was received five very special students from Kenya. It all started in April 2015 when one Kenyan, Shem Okello, came to America to explore mission opportunities. He first visited groups in North Carolina and at the invitation of Jon-Roy Sloan he came to Tennessee. He visited NationsUniversity and other missions…
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March 15, 2016

Success For Our Students in Kenya

Success For Our Students in Kenya

There has been a lot of success for our students in Kenya over the last twenty years. Especially from 2001 to 2005, where 39 students earned a bachelor of religious studies (B.R.S.), 27 received a master of religious studies (M.R.S.), and one earned a master of ministry degree. This success does not count all those…
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