Mesoamerica
 
By Bernie Slingerland on Wednesday, March 26, 2014
On a plane to Panama that left Guatemala three and a half hours late, it is needless to say I was not very excited about about the situation, but the Lord had one of His divine appointments planned. There was a man seated next to me who started to talk with me; his name was Guy. He was born and raised in Israel, and he has lived in Panama for the last 18 years. He grew up in an Orthodox Jewish...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Monday, March 10, 2014
 Your giving to World Evangelism Fund (WEF) helps the Church of the Nazarene to enter new world areas with the transforming power of Jesus Christ. The nation of Moldova is one example. Prior to 2010, the denomination had no presence in this former Soviet nation. In Moldova, alcoholism and addiction are widespread problems. Nazarene leaders wanted to send missionaries to begin a new...
By Engage magazine on Monday, January 27, 2014
Darin and Rev. Tonya Kucey are missionaries serving as Work & Witness coordinators in Haiti, on the Mesoamerica Region. They are responsible for organizing both the projects and the work of teams, supporting them through the experience of working and witnessing for Christ in a different culture and context. Previously, they served as Mission Corps missionaries for 15 months in regional...
By Nazarene Missions International on Thursday, November 14, 2013
Mission Immersion offers mission service opportunities for students The Mission Immersion (MI) 2014 conferences will take place June 14-21, July 9-20, and August 2-9, in El Paso, Texas, and Quito, Ecuador. The hands-on, cross-cultural experience for students who have a definite call to missions takes place every two years, and applications for participation are being received now at www....
By Engage magazine on Monday, November 25, 2013
Stephen and Anne Sickel are missionaries serving in Costa Rica and Panama, in the Mesoamerica Region. They began as volunteers in 2009 and became the Work & Witness coordinators in 2011. This is their first assignment.They have one son, Micah, who is 1 year old. Engage: How did you first recognize God’s call to be involved in missions?Anne: Stephen began going on missions trips in high...
By Simone Mulieri Twibell on Wednesday, October 9, 2013
A ocho horas al norte de la Ciudad de Guatemala existe un pueblo llamado Fray. Cerca de Fray se encuentra una aldea llamada Maguila, la cual no figura en ningún mapa de Guatemala. Llegar Maguila involucra un viaje de 25 minutos en auto a través de caminos de tierra o una caminata de 50 minutos a lo largo del agreste terreno. Nuestro grupo llegó a la aldea el 12 de febrero de 2013, a bordo de...
By Engage magazine on Monday, October 14, 2013
Anthony and Barbara Manswell started serving as missionaries in 2002 at Caribbean Nazarene College, in Trinidad and Tobago, on the English Caribbean Field in the Mesoamerica Region. Anthony is the quality systems manager and Barbara is the music program director, and teaches music courses.They have four children: Kenrick Anthony Daniel, 16; Kavanah Evelaine Ruth, 14; Jayedon Alexton Kaleb, 12;...
By Engage magazine on Monday, October 7, 2013
Lucas and Elizabeth "Liz" Gentry are volunteer missionaries who will begin serving in Costa Rica in September this year. Since April they've been immersed in language classes in preparation for their assignment. They will serve as English as a Second Language teachers, and continues as Spanish language students. Lucas will also work with computers and logistics while Liz will carry out...
By Engage magazine on Monday, September 30, 2013
Scott and Emily Armstrong are missionaries serving in Santo Domingo, in the Dominican Republic on the Mesoamerica Region. They have been missionaries since 2003. Together they are coordinating Mesoamerica Global Mission and the region's Genesis initiative, in which their primary responsibility is discovering, developing and deploying Nazarene missionaries from the Mesoamerica Region. Genesis is a...
By Hannah Slingerland on Wednesday, September 11, 2013
I am not an alien.As a matter of fact, all I am is an "MK" -- a missionary kid. Nevertheless, I oftentimes feel like an alien. You see, having grown up “overseas” as they call it, even though it was just down the landmass in Central America, automatically labels me as an alien. I don’t belong.Some people look at me as someone who is “holy” or “special” or someone who has “seen the world.” The...

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