Frequently asked questions
1. Why become a member of N.E.A.R.?
To begin, N.E.A.R. is a New Era Apostleship RestitutionTM Collaborative, a commonwealth of visions, ventures, resources, and expertise. N.E.A.R.’s 3G brand focus says that N.E.A.R. is empowered to guard, govern, and guide our Lord’s heavenly commission in this realm. This means that N.E.A.R. exists to guard the Lord’s ecclesia, govern His kingdom, and guide His future generations. In the area of the Great Commission, the Lord entrusted to us as His apostles and apostolic leaders and members of the Godhead, the guardianship worldwide. Being members of N.E.A.R. units us in a Kingdom collaborative that unifies God’s new era ministries, visions and ventures, businesses and professionals in powerful, productive, and profitable ways that are mutually beneficial to all involved. What N.E.A.R. offers are apostleship covering, counsel, collaboration, and coaching to coax you and your organization to its richest potential. The connections offered are from our council members and leaders, with opportunities to forge ahead in your involvement with the Lord’s kingdom mission.
2. What is discussed in the new Member’s Consultation?
First, this consultation call is free. During this consultation you will find that it also offers an opportunity to speak about your goals as an apostolic leader and member of the Godhead. Your individual questions are answered and an opportunity to identify how you, individually, or your group or team, can benefit from a membership with N.E.A.R.
3. What is N.E.A.R.’S Mission Statement?
N.E.A.R.’s mission statement is the establishment and expansion of its collaborative, fulfilling its commission, and popularizing (meaning promoting and supporting) the Lord’s church and kingdom with its members, their goods, products, services, and systems. N.E.A.R.’s vision is the reinstatement of apostleship at the head of the Lord Jesus’ new creation church, realignment of the fivefold, and redefinition of what scripture means by the apostles’ doctrine.
4. How do I sign up and become a member?
After going to www.JoinNear.com, look for a link that directs you to “Join”. Review the three levels of membership and the benefits associated with each level and proceed with establishing your membership. After you have joined, schedule your free Membership Consultation call. And remember to keep your login information in a secured place.
5. What do I do if I decide on a different level after I started the online application?
You will need to complete the online application from your current choice and then cancel your subscription and start over. If you have any problems, please contact NEAR Administration.
6. What do I do if I want an appointment with NEAR Administration?
At the bottom of the Home Page or the Contact Us Page there is information regarding how to contact NEAR Administration.
7. Is it possible to speak to a live NEAR Administrator?
Yes. Go to www.JoinNear.com, and click on Contact Us page to find information for contacting NEAR Administration. You can either call the office and ask for NEAR Administration or schedule a call back.
8. How do I sign up my team, ministry, or establish group membership?
After going to www.JoinNear.com, look for a link that directs you to “Join”. Review the three levels of membership and the benefits associated with each level and proceed with establishing a membership for your team, ministry, or group. Answer the questions in the profile that identifies you and your team, ministry, or group. After you have established membership for your team, ministry, or group, schedule a free Membership Consultation call. And remember to keep the login information in a secured place.
9. What are some of the top benefits of being a member of NEAR?
Many have asked this important question. And one important answer to remember is that N.E.A.R. is a collaborative with a host of services and support to offer. What is important here is to identify your need and goal that are important today. For example, professional resources may be what you need today and after a while, you may find that you are now ready for professional coaching and desire to upgrade your membership to the next level. Remember, it starts with you and where you are.
10. What do the Council Members do for NEAR members?
Each council member has a specific area of expertise to offer to N.E.A.R.’s members. Review this information on the website. You may find an area of expertise that is meaningful for you today. Within the Collaborate or Contribute level, you will discover the expertise of the council members for N.E.A.R. at these levels.
11. How does NEAR’s Apostolic Congress provide support to NEAR?
As with the council members, the apostolic congress has a specific area of expertise to offer to N.E.A.R.’s members as well. Review this information on the website. You may find an area of expertise that is meaningful for you today. Within the Collaborate or Contribute level, you will discover the expertise of the apostolic congress for N.E.A.R. at these levels.
12. Can I upgrade my membership?
Yes, you absolutely can. An encouragement from N.E.A.R. is to make this upgrade when you are ready to engage at that new level of N.E.A.R.’s commonwealth of visions, ventures, resources, and expertise.
13. Am I able to schedule a second Member’s Consultation?
Yes, you can. You can also email or call the office. Go to www.JoinNear.com, and click on Contact Us page to find information for contacting NEAR Administration.
14. Why are the membership fees/dues different?
The membership fees/dues are different because it is based on the level of membership its members engage in. The engagements, connections and involvement among N.E.A.R.’s commonwealth vary based on the member’s level of membership which are: Connect membership @ $35/month; Collaborate membership @ $50/month; and Contribute membership @ $75/month.
15. How do I order my membership lapel pin and/or badge?
Prior to each event (TPTI in June and the Summit in November), active members are alerted that they can order their lapel pin and/or badge. So, make sure your email address is current in your membership profile.
16. Is my login a private login?
Yes, it is. So, make sure you keep your login information.
17. How do I change my login username and password?
Go to www.JoinNear.com and at the login link, select “forgot password” and follow the directions to reset your password. If you have any problems with resetting your password, please call the office or send us an email.
18. Do I have access to discounts as a member of NEAR?
Yes, absolutely. As a NEAR member, discounts are given for all conference fees, personal coaching, education & training, and mentorship as it relates to the services provided through NEAR.
19. What type of mentoring is available for NEAR members?
From the services and benefits offered through NEAR, where applicable, mentorship to succeed in those areas are available. For example, a NEAR member may express an interest in venture collaboration and with this choice mentorship will benefit this goal and project in order to facilitate its success.
20. Is NEAR a 501c3 nonprofit organization?
Yes, it is.
21. Who do I contact if I have questions?
Go to www.JoinNear.com and navigate to the Contact Information page. There you will find how to reach N.E.A.R.’s administration.
22. Am I able to rejoin if I cancel my membership?
Absolutely! Please go back to www.JoinNear.com and navigate to the “Join Near” and resubmit your information. And, don’t forget to schedule another Member’s Consultation call. We welcome the opportunity to re-engage with you.