Africa
 

"The voice of my father"

Gina Grate Pottenger on Wednesday, May 20, 2015
Thirteen-year-old Elysee Bayishime decided to disappear for a little while, since he didn’t want to do the chores his father had asked him to do. In 1994 in Rwanda, perhaps that wasn’t the wisest way...

Our God is the LORD, Part 5: Strong Temples of Thankfulness

Ellen Decker on Friday, March 13, 2015
Editor's note: In yesterday's part four of this five-part series, the small Mountain Grove Chapel Church of the Nazarene in Dover, Pennsylvania, U.S., overcame numerous obstacles in answering God's...

Our God is the LORD, Part 4: Cementing Sad Experience with Grace

Ellen Decker on Thursday, March 12, 2015
Editor's note: In Wednesday's article, we saw how God worked through a small church's first ever international mission trip to Swaziland to start a revival in a rural area through JESUS Film ministry...

Our God is the LORD, Part 3: Stone by Stone

Ellen Decker on Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Editor's note: In part 2, the small Mountain Grove Chapel Church of the Nazarene in Dover, Pennsylvania, U.S., answered God's call to plan its very first international mission trip. They chose to go...

Top 10 tips for a small church planning an international missions trip

Ellen Decker on Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Research the country. Know as much as you can about where you are going. Find creative ways to let the congregation know about the people you will be ministering to so they can be praying for them...

Our God is the LORD Part 2: From the Ashes, He Kindles Hope

Ellen Decker on Tuesday, March 10, 2015
After seeing Jay and Theresa’s determination (read Monday's article) -- even in the midst of their own dreadful loss -- to reach hurting people with the hope of Christ, my husband Hank and I began...

Our God is the LORD, part 1: His Name Engraved Upon Our Dust

Ellen Decker on Monday, March 9, 2015
... stooping very low, He engraves with care                           ...

South African pastor draws from gang experience to minister in community

Gina Grate Pottenger on Friday, February 13, 2015
When 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

Holly Beech, Out of Africa on Monday, February 2, 2015
Almost 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

Gina Grate Pottenger on Thursday, January 29, 2015
When 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...

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