Mesoamerica
 
By Engage magazine on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
Steven and Amanda Pettit are missionaries serving in Dominica, in the Caribbean Field of the Mesoamerica Region since October 2014. They are leading church development, in which they work on the local and district levels to strengthen the Dominica District. This includes Work & Witness, compassionate ministries, resourcing local churches and bringing training.They are also the Work &...
By Engage magazine on Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Edwin and Wendy Lopez are missionaries serving the Mesoamerica Region since August 2013 in Panama. Edwin is part of the regional communications team and Wendy is the regional personnel coordinator. Previously, Wendy was the finance coordinator for the Caribbean from 2006 to 2010, and the Mesoamerica Special Projects Coordinator from 2010 to 2013.They have two children: Joshua, 14, and Jeremy, 3...
By Engage magazine on Saturday, May 30, 2015
Miguel e Irene Garita son misioneros y se encuentran sirviendo en Costa Rica, dentro de la Región Mesoamérica, desde el año 2011. Ellos son coordinadores de cuidado familiar dentro de la región, trabajando como equipo en las áreas de psicología y consejería, ofreciendo apoyo, cuidado, ayuda y asistencia especializada a familias misioneras, superintendentes y líderes de la región. ...
By Engage magazine on Friday, May 29, 2015
Miguel and Irene Garita are missionaries serving in Costa Rica on the Mesoamerica Region, since 2011. They are coordinators for the family care ministry of the region, working as a team in the areas of psychology and counseling, offering special support, care, help and assistance to missionary families, superintendents and leaders in the region. Previously, Miguel was a professor at...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Friday, May 29, 2015
Un día, cuando el esposo de la mujer regresó a casa borracho, él maltrató a su hijo. Así que la mujer, de repente, exclamó: "¡Escuchen! ¿No les gustaría escuchar una historia?" El esposo se vio sorprendido, pero durante esa pausa la mujer comenzó a contarles la historia acerca de cuando Jesús calmó la tormenta, la cual se encuentra en el Nuevo Testamento, en los libros de Mateo y Marcos. Su...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Thursday, May 28, 2015
When the woman’s husband came home drunk one day, he became too rough with their son. The situation was getting out of hand. So the woman suddenly blurted, “Hey, do you guys want me to tell you a story?” The woman’s husband was startled, but in that pause she began telling the story of Jesus calming the storm, found in the New Testament books of Matthew and Mark. Her husband and son listened...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Until this winter, Pastor Civil and his family were one of the 85 percent of Nazarene pastors in Haiti to live in extreme poverty; many of those families are homeless, some, like Civil’s, due to the devastating earthquake of 2010. Civil and his wife (photo left), two children and a grandchild at least had a roof over their head, even if it was a crude pen formerly used to house pigs. ...
By 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 and learning along with you how to best reach them with the gospel. Get – and Keep – Leadership on Board. Give the Church Board detailed monthly updates so everyone feels a part of the ministry and...
By Tonya Kucey on Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Darin and Tonya Kucey are missionaries serving in Haiti. Tonya recently wrote about how the January 2010 earthquake that devasted parts of the country is still felt in the lives of the survivors.It is very difficult to describe what is it like to hear the Haitians tell their stories of the January 12th, 2010 earthquake that took 300,000 in a matter of seconds.I can’t even imagine what it would...
By Scott Armstrong on Monday, February 23, 2015
In the community of Haina, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, most cohabiting adult couples are not married. Many have been together for years and have children. Yet, as 21 of these individuals have begun to regularly attend a new Nazarene church plant and give their lives to Christ, the Holy Spirit has been gently speaking to them about their need to be married – an elementary doctrinal...

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