Mesoamerica
 
By Erika Chavez on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
"It was a weekend full of missionary adventures, I left my home, my comfort to come and serve and I am grateful ..."These were the words of one of the participants at the end of the first Maximum Mission in Haiti, which took place from 11 to 13 July under the leadership of Kesner Absolu, Global Mission coordinator of the French Field in Mesoamerica, with the assistance from Ketsia Audain, Yverose...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Wednesday, August 20, 2014
“This has been one of the best gifts ever given to me. Through Rendezvous Plus, God refreshed and encouraged me in the middle of one of the hardest years of my life,” wrote Joy Fosnaugh, a Nazarene missionary kid fresh out of Rendezvous Plus, an intense re-entry training that was held at the Nazarene Golden Bell campground in Colorado earlier this month. Rendezvous Plus is part of a new...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Friday, July 18, 2014
Lo que comenzara como capacitación centrada en un nuevo método de discipulado se ha convertido en un avivamiento. Más de 100 líderes y miembros laicos de todo Papúa Nueva Guinea se reunieron a principios de este año para capacitarse en cuanto a cómo contar historias bíblicas en forma oral. Ellos recibieron tal convicción mediante las lecciones que recibían mediante las historias, que...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Tuesday, July 15, 2014
What started out as training around a new discipleship method turned into a revival. More than 100 national leaders and lay people from across Papua New Guinea met earlier this year to train on how to tell Bible stories orally. They were so convicted by the lessons they were gleaning from the stories that they began to confess their sins, repenting one after another. Some apologized to...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Thursday, July 10, 2014
Darin y Tonya Kucey (segundo y cuarta desde la izquierda en la foto), misioneros que sirven como coordinadores de Trabajo y Testimonio en Haití, expresaron incredulidad y desaliento al visitar al pastor nazareno Civil a comienzos de este año,  viendo donde él y su familia han vivido desde que Haití fuera devastada por un terremoto hace cuatro años. “Él y su familia se encontraban...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Thursday, June 26, 2014
Darin and Tonya Kucey (second and fourth from left in photo), missionaries who serve as Work & Witness coordinators for Haiti, expressed incredulity and dismay when they visited Nazarene pastor Civil earlier this year and saw where his family has lived since an earthquake devastated Haiti four years ago. “He and his family were literally living in a pig pen,” the Kuceys wrote on their...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Friday, June 13, 2014
Cracks in the walls. A rotting ceiling. A single bathroom no longer fit for use. Shawn Balkaran gazed around his home church in Bush Lot, Guyana, and his mind rushed back to his childhood. He remembered being a 9- or 10-year-old and helping the other members to shape concrete blocks and put them in the sun to dry as they built their first church building. His memory was of a freshly...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Freya Galindo, from Veracruz, Mexico, is among the first cohort of missionaries in the Mesoamerica Region's Genesis initiative to be deployed to one of 28 selected sites to begin planting churches. Galindo will be serving for the next two years in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. Her many responsibilities will include creating preaching points that will eventually mature into organized churches...
By Engage magazine on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Lohuther Rene Gutierrez Méndez is a new volunteer missionary working with the Mesoamerica Region's church planting initiative called Genesis. Following missionary training, Rene deployed to Veracruz, in the Gulf District of the South Mexico Area in May 2014. One of his many responsibilities is to create preaching points that will eventually become cell groups, eventually maturing into organized...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Santo Domingo, República Dominicana -- Con tan sólo 200 pesos, lo cual en la República Dominicana es el equivalente a 5 dólares americanos, Daniela González Guerrero y otros seis misioneros en entrenamiento compraron los artículos de limpieza básicos que les fue posible recolectar y comenzaron a visitar hogares dentro de un área marginada de Santo Domingo para limpiar los baños de sus residentes...

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