Africa

South African pastor draws from gang experience to minister in community

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 02/12/2015When Pastor Lloyd Solomons counsels and ministers to the youth in his church, he knows exactly what they’re going through.   In this neighborhood of Johannesburg, South Africa, youth gangs are...

NCM develops anti-trafficking ministry in Africa

by Holly Beech, Out of Africa on 02/01/2015Almost one-fifth of the world's human trafficking victims live in Africa, according to the Global Slavery Index. Poverty, war and discrimination put many Africans at risk, and more than 6 million...

NTC-South Africa principal shares testimony, dreams for NTC

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 01/28/2015When Catherine Lebese was 17, someone gave her a tract that was misprinted so that it was blank on the inside, and on the outside it had only a picture and the address for a Nazarene church. She was...

Sponsors give Christmas party to street kids in Madagascar

by Shelly Miller on 01/06/2015Thanks to sponsors who gave extra funds for Christmas through the Nazarene Compassionate Ministries child sponsorship program, street kids in Madagascar celebrated a two-day Christmas feast 17 to 18...

Photo essay: Salomon and the baby chicks

by Timothy Eby on 12/07/2014Salomon is one of our young leaders who has been with us for five years in Senegal. He started in ministry in Dakar but we felt he needed to start his own ministry in the south of Senegal where he is...

Iglesias en África occidental responden ante el ébola

by Africa West Field on 12/01/2014Mientras que el virus del ébola continúa apoderándose de áreas en varios países de África occidental, cobrando más de 5 mil víctimas desde marzo y enfermando a más de 15 mil personas, las iglesias...

Churches in West Africa respond to Ebola

by Africa West Field on 11/30/2014As the Ebola virus continues to grip areas of several West African countries, having killed more than 5,000 people since March and sickening more than 15,000 people, Nazarene churches and Nazarene...

Ask in my name

by Gavin Fothergill on 10/08/2014Editor's note: Gavin Fothergill is a missionary in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This story is reprinted from his family's ministry blog with permission.   I was driving home late one night...

Iglesias ayudan a huérfanos y niños vulnerables en Kenia

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 10/07/2014Cuando el esposo de la mujer murió a causa del VIH/SIDA, ella no tenía idea de cómo cuidaría de sus hijos. Él era la única persona que traía el pan a la casa, y ella no tenía ninguna destreza...

Churches help orphans, vulnerable children in Kenya

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 10/06/2014When the woman’s husband died from HIV/AIDS, she didn’t know how to care for their children. He had been the sole breadwinner, and she had no vocational skills to offer. Desperate for an income, the...

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