Dr. Jess Middendorf expresses his unwavering confidence in the Church’s young clergy as they navigate unprecedented change in our world and in the church.
Dr. Jess Middendorf challenges pastors to engage in ‘good reading’ that goes beyond weekly sermon prep.
Dr. Jess Middendorf, former General Superintendent of the Church of the Nazarene, reflects on the 2017 General Assembly with optimism and hope. From the election of Dr. Sunberg and Chambo as Generals to the high percentage of young clergy who were present and actively participating, he looks to the Church’s future with enthusiasm.
Jess Middendorf, Executive Director of the NTS Center for Pastoral Leadership, gives eight book recommendations for pastors. 
Reading Recommendations. Tune into to hear about Dr. Jesse Middendorf’s latest pastoral picks.
Jess Middendorf, Executive Director of the NTS Center for Pastoral Leadership, reflects on the importance of preaching and living hope in this new year.
Dr. Jess Middendorf, Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership, muses on the healthy impact of the long-term pastorate.
Dr. Jess Middendorf reflects on this summer’s Compassion Conference and our history of concern for social justice as a denomination.
Dr. Jess Middendorf offers some helpful wisdom about how clergy and strong laity can work together to nurture strong churches and build God’s kingdom.
Dr. Jesse Middendorf urges pastors and ministry leaders to read widely and carefully. He also offers several specific book recommendations.
Dr. Jesse Middendorf is hopeful about the future as he sees millennials passionately trying to recalibrate the Church in prophetic and compassionate ways.
Dr. Jesse Middendorf, Executive Director of the Center for Pastoral Leadership, talks about the benefits and richness of following the church year and preaching from the lectionary.