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North Central University is a private, Christian university located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, MN. Offering undergraduate degrees, online degrees, and graduate degrees, North Central will prepare you with the skills you need for your career and ministry.

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President Scott Hagan prays over retirees Rebecca Norberg and Bob Brenneman

Retiring faculty celebrated in farewell chapel

At the close of another academic year, North Central University had the privilege of honoring two longtime faculty members who are retiring. In a chapel on April 7 dedicated to celebrating the careers of Bob Brenneman and Rebecca Norberg, students, faculty colleagues, friends, family, and administrators took time to recognize the achievements and impact of the retirees. Rebecca Norberg Rebecca…

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Darnell Williams Sr. appointed to faculty role

Darnell K. Williams Sr., D.Min., has been appointed as Associate Professor in Pastoral Leadership at North Central University. Williams is an ordained minister and has more than 30 years of experience in pastoral ministry, spearheading innovation in teaching practices, and executive leadership. He has served in leadership capacities for churches and the Assemblies of God fellowship and has academic teaching…

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Broken, poured out, thankful

The text below is a partial transcription of a sermon delivered by J.P. O’Connor, Ph.D., in a North Central University chapel service in November 2021. As we remember Holy Week and Jesus’ journey to the cross and resurrection, we pray these words will minister to your spirit. Prayer For I received from the Lord what I also handed on to…

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From almost dead to Ninja Warrior

What does it mean to be an American Ninja Warrior—a contestant on NBC's popular reality show? For most people, the answer likely comes down to defeating obstacles and achieving success. But what if being a Ninja Warrior means something different? What if it means never giving up, no matter how challenging things get? Or changing every single thing about how…

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