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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: I am asking for your help

    The purpose of this post is simply to ask for your help. In the early days, NazNet was very much a "fellowship" board. Many friendships and at...

    Started by Dave McClung, March 28th, 2012 11:39 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Information Insulting Language

    HOST POST: Starting immediately, any post that uses unkind, uncharitable language will be deleted, and the poster will be issued an infraction. ...

    Started by David Pettigrew, December 5th, 2015 09:21 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Information Private Messages

    --HOST POST-- Do not EVER post a private correspondence on the public forums of Naznet without the originator of the message's permission. It does...

    Started by Kevin Rector, November 25th, 2013 09:35 AM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Information General Discussion Forum Policies - Read Before Posting

    Hi there, you've found your way to the NazNet General Discussion forum. This is a sort of catch all forum for threads that don't properly fit into...

    Started by Kevin Rector, May 31st, 2011 10:53 AM
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  1. On-Fire Christians?

    A member came to me and said she heard a pastor say something like, "If you visit our church you will find a group of on-fire Christians..." She...

    Started by Wilson Deaton, April 24th, 2017 08:12 AM
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  2. Information Horses and sheep

    wild horse auction is held each Spring and Fall to reduce the pressure on grazing areas. On the foothills sheep bands are released to graze down...

    Started by Jim Franklin, Yesterday 01:15 PM
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  3. She only said "Yes" Once

    A friend posted a link to this on FB. Well worth reading .... and sharing. http://foreverymom.com/marriage/she-only-said-yes-once-reggie-osborne/

    Started by Glenn Messer, Yesterday 08:45 PM
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  4. Advice As a Pastor's Wife I don't want to serve on our church board...

    Our church nominating committee has sent me a letter asking if I would run for the church board for the past 5 years. Each time I replied that I...

    Started by Roxie Fiste, April 23rd, 2017 03:00 PM
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  5. Personal update Minor surgery

    I have had procedures requiring general anesthesia multiple times in my life. The most major experience was having a cancerous kidney removed. That...

    Started by Marsha Lynn, April 24th, 2017 08:29 PM
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  6. Recent interesting conversations with tech engineers

    I've been thinking about some recent conversations I've had with members and thought I'd share the gist of them on Naznet and maybe you could share...

    Started by Greg Gates, April 22nd, 2017 01:15 AM
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  7. CarePortal

    CarePortal.org https://careportal.org/ This is a fantastic new organization with which our church has recently become involved. Their mission is...

    Started by Lorie Hatcliff, April 24th, 2017 10:51 AM
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  8. Goals for the Elder Years

    I have always been a goal oriented person. Throughout my life I set goals and worked toward achieving them. Now that I have retired, I am finding...

    Started by Dave McClung, April 24th, 2017 10:48 AM
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  9. Personal update Entering the "retirement years"

    It has been almost a year since I quit earning a paycheck. The library was gracious enough to celebrate it as a retirement, but there's no pension...

    Started by Marsha Lynn, April 24th, 2017 07:59 PM
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  10. Ryan Scott on alcohol and the CotN

    It's a perennial issue at the General Assembly, but here's a resolution re. alcohol made at the District level: ...

    Started by Greg Crofford, April 22nd, 2017 10:29 PM
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  11. Information The flood plain here

    is flooding. Flood levels are measured at 7000 cubic feet per second and are currently running over 9000 cf/s. My insurance agent told me yesterday...

    Started by Jim Franklin, Yesterday 10:13 AM
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  12. Disability and the CoN

    I'm wondering if there is an official denominational office pertaining to disability and inclusion of individuals with disabilities in the...

    Started by Kevin Timpe, April 12th, 2017 07:37 AM
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  13. Trivia Do people regularly confuse you with someone else?

    Friday evening, Dave and I were at Walmart and saw a couple from our school district there. He is now a retired teacher who had all three of my...

    Started by Marsha Lynn, April 23rd, 2017 04:34 PM
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  14. Our next "Big" Adventure

    For years I have been tempted to hike the Appalachian Trail. I have hiked several parts of it as "section hikes" but have not hiked it from end to...

    Started by Dave McClung, April 24th, 2017 10:42 AM
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  15. Nazarene General Assembly travel plans

    I just booked our GA stay. Since we travel in our RV, I found a nice RV park (Lake Haven) on the south side of Indy. In the past we stayed at...

    Started by G R 'Scott' Cundiff, February 1st, 2017 03:22 PM
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  16. Chit-chat What kind of snake is this?

    My best match on the web is a "banded water snake" - does anyone know for sure what kind this is? We saw several as we walked along the Clinch River...

    Started by G R 'Scott' Cundiff, April 21st, 2017 08:33 PM
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  17. Observed change in Peru

    Linda and I did the Salkantay Lodge Trek in 2013 and did it again in April of 2017. While almost everything was the same, we did observe some...

    Started by Dave McClung, April 23rd, 2017 06:08 PM
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  18. Andy McGee - 60 Days and scared

    Here's a heartfelt post from Andy McGee re. the CotN and how we minister (or don't) to the LGBT community: ...

    Started by Greg Crofford, April 22nd, 2017 10:26 PM
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  19. My Dad

    Passed away this morning at 6:45 AM. The sadness is not that he died - it was not a close relationship, and he made other choices in life. The only...

    Started by Doug Ward, April 22nd, 2017 11:32 AM
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  20. We didn't connect with the Church of the Nazarene in Peru

    Linda and I just returned from our "big hike" from Cusco to Machu Picchu in Peru. It was a great hike with good friends. While we were in Peru,...

    Started by Dave McClung, April 19th, 2017 03:08 PM
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  21. Denomination wants building back

    Interesting article about a Presbyterian church building fight, similar to what what has happened in our own. In this case the church is generations...

    Started by G R 'Scott' Cundiff, March 29th, 2017 12:53 PM
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  22. Dads, Disappointment and Death

    As some of you know, my dad is in the midst of dying today. I have been with him most of the week in Indiana. It looks like today or tomorrow will...

    Started by Doug Ward, April 21st, 2017 12:56 PM
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  23. Angry Will we ever say enough's enough?

    So there's another shooting at an elementary school today. This time (going on as I type this) it's in San Bernardino. I can't stand it!

    Started by Diane Likens, April 10th, 2017 01:03 PM
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  24. Could there be a connection between Peru and Egypt?

    I was surprised to learn that there are pyramids and mummies in Peru. I saw some of both. As we studied the ancient religion of Peru, I was...

    Started by Dave McClung, April 19th, 2017 11:10 PM
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  25. Advice Dumb Investment Question...

    Asking for a friend. So, I am familiar with stocks that pay dividends My question, er, my friend's question is, "Why not purchase dividend...

    Started by Wes Smith, April 17th, 2017 11:06 AM
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  26. Information Legal-Type Question (just curious--hypothectical)

    Imagine a body/skeleton is found and successfully identified but it can't be determined exactly when the death took place. For legal purposes in...

    Started by Wilson Deaton, April 11th, 2017 09:34 PM
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  27. Personal update My Ethnicity Results have Arrived

    This is what ancestry.com says about my DNA: Nothing shocking. I would have predicted even higher for Great Britain, a little lower for...

    Started by Wilson Deaton, February 3rd, 2016 10:22 PM
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  28. Music Sing it right! “Christ Arose”

    This from my Ministerially Speaking blog - just me venting an Easter pet peeve. ...

    Started by G R 'Scott' Cundiff, April 16th, 2017 12:07 PM
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  29. Inspirational Patriot's Day

    celebrated in Massachusetts and Maine on the anniversary of the confrontation between the patriots and the Red Coats at Concord Bridge and Lexington...

    Started by Jim Franklin, April 17th, 2017 04:06 PM
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  30. Information There is a quiz on my post from the Senior Goldmine in the Good Clean Fun thread.

    that has not gotten any answers, yet. But then it is called the "Older than dirt quiz, which leads me to believe that no one wants to admit they are...

    Started by Jim Franklin, April 18th, 2017 10:53 AM
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  31. One excited Grandma here!

    So, grandbaby # 4's initial due date was May 12th. Last week, it was moved up to May 5th. This morning the doctor said he'll make his appearance by...

    Started by Diane Likens, April 18th, 2017 10:51 AM
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  32. Information The President is Dropping in for a Visit

    President Trump is scheduled to be here in Kenosha today. He's visiting the world headquarters of Snap-on, Inc. (tools). Snap-on is south side. ...

    Started by Wilson Deaton, April 18th, 2017 09:49 AM
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  33. how to know if someone has sinned against you?

    Someone at my church sinned against me but when I confronted them about it they played dumb. I mentioned it to someone else and they said the person...

    Started by Ann Lavine, April 16th, 2017 04:56 PM
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  34. I'm Amazed that he Loved Me

    We attended Easter services at Oak Ridge, TN New Life Church of the Nazarene yesterday. They have a very good music program and the choir with the...

    Started by G R 'Scott' Cundiff, April 17th, 2017 11:04 AM
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  35. Nazarene Safe ??

    I am a member of a committee that is reviewing the "child protection" policies of our local church. As part of the review, I have been looking at the...

    Started by Dave McClung, June 5th, 2015 12:21 PM
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  36. Unfortunate News Item About the COTN

    www.kshb.com/news/local-news/investigations/members-claim-their-church-stiffed-them-on-loans This unfortunate news item ran on local television...

    Started by Bill Morrison, October 12th, 2016 10:41 AM
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  37. NYC Churches ?

    My Daughter will be moving to NYC soon as part of her fledgling start in her career with American Airlines. Not sure what neighborhood she will wind...

    Started by Scott Moseley, April 14th, 2017 11:47 PM
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  38. Followers of the Prince of Peace?

    Last week, the MOAB (Mother of All Bombs) was utilized by U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Is this just a 21st century verison of putting our trust in...

    Started by Greg Crofford, April 17th, 2017 04:10 AM
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  39. How many churches on your district have no or a terrible online presence?

    I recently came across an excellent book, " Secrets of a secret shopper. Reaching and keeping church guests." The author makes a bold statement...

    Started by Greg Gates, February 28th, 2017 01:18 AM
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  40. I'm working today. How about you?

    I was hoping to get in 18 holes today. But alas, I have a job to do. More's the pity.

    Started by Diane Likens, April 14th, 2017 12:41 PM
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  41. Inspirational Dad's Tribute to Calvary

    My dad was a Nazarene pastor. He died in 1991. Not long after his passing I was reading through his hand-written sermon manuscripts and found this:...

    Started by Wilson Deaton, April 14th, 2017 08:43 AM
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  42. Information Snowing today in Boise

    along with too much rain, Now retiring to my ark. Must be due to global warming.

    Started by Jim Franklin, March 30th, 2017 10:52 AM
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  43. American Experience

    The PBS short series on WWI of three evenings starting last night mentioned the Zimmerman Letter which I mentioned in a previous post. One factor...

    Started by Jim Franklin, April 11th, 2017 08:00 PM
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  44. Inspirational Thank you to our committed lay leaders

    Over this past week, I've been laid up with the flu and it's been frustrating because I have had to do most of my Easter preparation while feeling...

    Started by David Graham, April 12th, 2017 07:51 PM
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  45. ENC to Explore Trevecca Merger

    Can't believe no one posted this here yet. ...

    Started by Ryan Scott, March 24th, 2017 03:33 PM
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  46. Music Easter Week Jazz - The Eight Words by Tim Boniface

    Tim Boniface (ordained CofE Priest) has a Jazz album out composed around eight phrases of Jesus during Holy Week. It is available at the usual...

    Started by Brandon Brown, April 12th, 2017 01:26 PM
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  47. Information Anyone familiar with Preston Sprinkle?

    Is anyone familiar with the writings of Preston Sprinkle? His FB page says he is from Boise, Idaho. I am currently reading his book "People to be...

    Started by Bill Evans, April 11th, 2017 12:28 PM
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  48. Nazarene Membership

    For pastors or leadership of Nazarene churches: A friend asked me about membership “rules” in the Church of the Nazarene. She is part of a...

    Started by Peggy Gray, May 5th, 2012 08:00 AM
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  49. Responsible Pet Training

    This picture came up in my Facebook Memories today. Natasha, my dog, would have been about five months old when it was taken. (She's almost 4 1/2...

    Started by Lucas Finch, April 6th, 2017 12:06 PM
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  50. did theological change improve or damage attendance numbers?

    I was in a conversation recently when the discussion turned to what was stated as "when the gs's turned the CotN from AHM and Wesleyan to Wesleyan,...

    Started by Sarah Smith, March 27th, 2017 05:18 PM
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    April 9th, 2017 09:01 PM Go to last post

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