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ABOUT NORTHWIND

Institute  |  Seminary

Northwind Institute was established in 2014
Northwind Seminary was established in 2019
WHO ARE WE?
OUR MISSION: Northwind Theological Seminary is an evangelical, online seminary serving many denominations.  Rooted in the Wesleyan tradition, we have a strong emphasis on the Bible, spiritual formation, and discipleship.
OUR VISION: Our vision is to be the seminary of choice for persons who seek and earned ministry degree in a non-traditional setting.
OUR VALUES: Northwind Theological Seminary is globally engaged, biblically informed, and ministry focused.
 
We are:
 
  • Committed to serving the global church
  • Committed to personal growth and spiritual formation
  • Committed to effective use of technology for education and ministry
 
 
Our approach to supporting ministry is based on the notion of ministry effectiveness.
Our focus remains on new notions and approaches to ministry in a postmodern setting.
We provide online theological education, ministry consulting and partnerships.

Our Ministry

We are exploring off the map for new notions of local church ministry in the postmodern era. While the Mondern Era defined "successful" ministry based on

numbers, we define "effective" ministry in the Posmodern Era based on experiences.

 

 
Our Focus

We are focused on providing quality education for local church leaders to encourage and equip those who are engaged in local church ministry. We are focused on

providing quality consulting services to support clergy and church effectiveness.

 

 
Our Notion

We believe that technology has made it possible to deliver high-quality Online Courses and Consulting Services in new exciting formats. These new formats provide a cost-effective platform that supports an education and consulting experiences in ways that have not been previously possible.

 

 
Accreditation and Affiliations

Northwind Institute has been approved to provide theological educational course credits and/or programs pursuant to the Oklahoma Board of Private Vocational Schools standards.

 

Northwind Institute is a Certified Academic Institution of the National Christian Counselors Association offering training in Christian Counseling.

 

Northwind Institute is an International Representative for the Sarasota Academy of Christian Counselors offering training in Christian Temperament Life Coaching.

 

Northwind Institute courses have also been approved by:
 

  • American Baptists Churches of the Rocky Mountains
  • American Baptists Churches of the Central Region
  • Mid-American Baptists Churches
  • American Baptist Churches of Nebraska
  • American Baptists Churches of the Dakotas
  • The Ministers Council, ABC-USA
 
Northwind Theological Seminary has applied for a religious exemption from the Florida Department of Education Commission for Independent Education.
Northwind Theological Seminary will accept degree transfers from
  • Northwind Institute
  • The National Christian Counselors Association
  • The Sarasota Academy of Christian Counselors
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