C.S. LEWIS and EVANGELISM
On Monday, September 25, all NGA students, staff, faculty, and guests are invited to gather in the Magnolia Room of Johnson Ferry Baptist Church at 11:45 a.m. for lunch and a presentation by NOBTS Professor Dr. Bob Stewart titled "Evangelistic Tips from C. S. Lewis." He will follow this at 1:15 p.m., addressing "Contemporary Challenges for Contemporary Pastors." Dr. Stewart is the Professor of Philosophy and Theology on the main campus and holds the Greer-Heard Chair of Faith and Culture. Please RSVP by Friday, September 22 so we can have an idea of how many to plan for! Thanks!
Don't miss this opportunity to network with youth professors, practitioners, and parents ... and recent course credit! Check out the attached syllabi (note that if you're registering for the class, you'll need to attend the Thursday night pre-conference session as well). **Registration Deadline: October 1st, 2017 (* the registration deadline was extended)
NGA Center will be hosting a Campus Preview Day on October 9th (Monday), 2017. We would like to invite all of the prospective students who are interested in studying with NOBTS at the NGA Center. If you have a friend, relative, family, and church member who wants to study with NOBTS and to answer God' call, please invite them to this event. They will be learned about NOBTS seminary life and NGA degree programs and will have the opportunity to observe a class at the NGA Center. Please sign up here for the campus preview day: https://goo.gl/forms/qfjQxyH0G92rHSVR2
Now that the semester is underway, it's a great time to check on your progress in your degree program and make sure you're on track! Click on the following link to schedule an appointment with Dr. Judi Jackson, NGA Student Services Director: Academic Advising Schedule.Note:Phone appointments are assumed unless you state otherwise.
Disciple Making Strategies October 19 & 20
Ready to enhance disciple-making strategies at your church? XCELERATE 2017 is the place for you. The two-day event features informative speakers who will challenge and encourage you in relevant disciple-making strategies. All conference attendees will receive two free books and a free meal!
Academic Credit Available: NOBTS students can take undergraduate, graduate, or doctoral-level courses in conjunction with XCELERATE. Students who register for courses through Self-Serve must also register for the conference through the link below, and pay the $29 conference fee. The courses available for credit are as follows:
Undergrad Level: CECM4326 Foundations of Discipleship in the Local Church
Graduate Level: DISC5260 Discipleship Strategies
Graduate Level: DISC6192/6292/6392 Special Topics in Discipleship
Current Student Scholarship application is open from September 1st to 30th, 2017. As an Extension Center Students, you are allowed to apply for the NOBTS current student scholarship program. Here is the requirement to apply for the program: Two classes fulfill the full-time student status requirement for NOBTS Financial Aid purposes. The two classes must be Monday or Tuesday on-campus courses or Thursday, Friday, or Saturday hybrid, on-campus courses. Internet courses, independent studies, special event courses, and workshops DONOT count toward full-time status.
Please click here for the application: http://nobts.edu/financial-aid/current-student-scholarship.html
Also, we have other scholarship programs as well. Please click here for more detailed information: Other NOBTS Scholarships
Fall 2017 Aug. 7 &8 NGA/Duluth On-Campus Orientation
Aug. 18th Final Day of Payment: Final Day to Register and Pay Tuition
Aug. 21st 1st day of classes for Monday classes
Aug. 22nd 1st day of classes for Tuesday classes
Aug. 24th 1st day of classes for Thursday classes
Sept. 1st Drop/Add Deadline
Sept. 4th Labor Day (no classes)
Sept. 15th Graduation Application Deadline for Fall Graduate Sept. 1-30 Scholarship Application Deadline
Oct. 5th -7th Youth Ministry Conference/Workshop
Oct. 16th -20th Fall Break
Nov. 20th-24th Thanksgiving Break
Dec. 7th Last day of Classes/finals for Thursday classes
Dec. 11th Last day of classes/finals for Monday classes
Dec. 12rh Last day of classes/finals for Tuesday classes
Dec. 16th Graduation