Church Resources

Nazarene Church Relations at MidAmerica Nazarene University

MNU Sunday Partnership

MNU Sunday is our way to engage in a deep and meaningful relationship with Nazarene congregations as we continue the business of transforming lives through Christian higher education. Whether it's on a Sunday morning or a Wednesday evening, with a full congregation or a youth group, we'd love to help you energize your congregation. Available support Opportunities include student-led worship, MNU Admissions representative or ambassador visits, faculty, staff or student preachers, planned giving workshops and student improv & drama team performances Learn more about how your congregation can benefit from an MNU Sunday.

Educational Giving Reports

How would MNU exist without the support of our regional churches? From the university's founding through today, you have believed in and supported our mission. Thank you for your gifts! Below are semimonthy giving reports for each district to assist in tracking educational giving. These reports will be posted on approximately the 1st of each month. If you have questions, please call University Advancement toll free at 877.496.8668 or email

Reports last updated September 1, 2017.

Preaching & Teaching Speakers

Are you interested in a member of MNU’s faculty or administration speaking, teaching or consulting in your local church? Several of our expert faculty and staff members are available for preaching and teaching opportunities throughout MNU’s educational region. Please contact Dr. Randy Cloud or 913.971.3443.

MNU Speakers

Sondra L. Cave

Sondra L. Cave is a Professor Emeritus at MNU and specializes in strengths training and leadership consulting. She is currently the founder/creator of Strengths & Leadership Consulting. She earned her doctorate in Educational Leadership from Azusa Pacific University. A gifted communicator, Dr. Cave is a frequent speaker for colleges and community events, leadership seminars, conferences, retreats, women’s ministry events and churches. She and her husband, Bob, are the founders of Family University designed to offer family-centered education to their community.  They have two children and 6 grandchildren.  She enjoys time spent with family, traveling and is an avid sports fan.

Dr. Don Dunn

Dr. Don Dunn is an MNU alum and faculty member who teaches courses in leadership, management, ethics, and practical ministry. He holds a BA in Religion from MNU, a Master of Liberal Studies degree in Organizational Leadership from Fort Hays State University and a PhD in Organization and Management (specializing in Leadership) from Capella University. Following 33 years in pastoral ministry, Dr. Dunn currently serves in interim pastoral roles and provides various church consulting services through the Burning Bush Leadership Institute. Based on recent organizational research, Dr. Dunn offers Ethos System Design to help companies create ethical workplaces, committed employees, and competitive advantage. Don has been married to Janice (Moore) Dunn (‘76) for 36 years and has two sons, David and Jared. Don enjoys teaching, time with family, action-adventure reading and movies, and golf.

Rev. Ron Jackson

Ron Jackson serves as an Assistant Professor in youth ministry at MNU and Director of THE Call @ MNU ( . He holds degrees from Jefferson Davis College, The University of Alabama, Trevecca Nazarene University, and the Nazarene Theological Seminary. Ron is available to speak in your local church for services and retreats, camps, community events, seminars and other special events. In addition, Ron leads a number of workshops for youth and youth leaders focusing on leadership, meetings and identity formation. Ron has been married to Sharon for 35 years and has two married daughters, Katie Weissend (Beau) and Kristi Sexton-Chavoya (Andrew).

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Media Library

The following resources are provided to help churches promote the university to their congregations.


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Contact Church Relations

Chris Hines
Summer SERVEteam Coordinator

Randy Cloud
Chair, Department of Christian Ministry & Formation

Attn: Church Relations
2030 E. College Way
Olathe, KS 66062

Office Hours
8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday