Africa

Eight things Senegal taught me (including trust, good tea, and community)

by Jeremy Height on 08/14/2018As we sat around our coffee table surrounded by half-packed suitcases and the remains of our shwarmas and half a birthday cake, it hit me: We were leaving Senegal in 24 hours.  After one year of...
Religious materials for discipleship and pastoral education can be difficult to come by in parts of Africa. This is particularly true in areas where Christianity is not a major religion. When even owning a page of the Bible is illegal — punishable by prison time — finding a commentary is nearly impossible.

The librarian

by By Rev. LMA on 04/09/2018Religious materials for discipleship and pastoral education can be difficult to come by in parts of Africa. This is particularly true in areas where Christianity is not a major religion. When even...

Airport security officer prays over JESUS Film projection system

by By JESUS Film Harvest Partners on 12/12/2017 Upon arriving at the airport in Ghana, I found my bag and one of the JESUS Film equipment duffel bags. I put them on the conveyor belt. As I picked them up on the other side, an officer approached...

Video: Street Kids Center, Madagascar

by By Africa Region Communications on 12/15/2017Rabearisoa Julien shares how the Street Kids Center, a Nazarene Compassionate Ministries center in Madagascar that provides local children with food, education, spiritual formation, and love, has...

Oral discipleship model growing the church in South America, Africa

by By Joy Forney on 12/01/201717-year-old Kelvin in Colombia followed traditional religious beliefs as a boy, but he realized he was too dissatisfied with the practices of this religion at the time of his confirmation. He grew...

First missionaries sent by church in Africa Central Field

by By Carol Anne Eby on 11/10/2017 Nazarene churches of the Africa Central Field have sent out one of their own families to serve as missionaries. While districts and fields in several other areas in Africa have sent missionaries,...

The tweet that fed 180 people

by By Chris Lewis on 10/12/2017“The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood” – John 1:14a, The Message A Nazarene in Germany posted a challenge on Twitter, and as a result, over 180 homeless people were fed...

Nazarene churches establish more than 100 schools in DRC

by By Michelle McLane on 08/08/2017Jacques Balibanga recalls the dire situation when the Church of the Nazarene first entered the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). “In 1990, there were many conflicts in the eastern DRC. Many...

What churches should know: Protecting their missionaries

by Bob Klamser on 06/19/2017Not too many years ago, one of the major tasks of the missions pastor (or missions committee) of a local church was to find as many ways as possible to tell the story of the church’s missionaries. We...

Why General Assembly?

by By Gavin Fothergill on 06/02/2017I’m going to get real honest.  I’ve been a Nazarene for nearly all my life and I’ve never quite understood all the pomp and circumstance that surrounds the General Assembly and Conventions.  I grew...

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