Eurasia

Under the Southern Cross

by Dorli Gschwandtner on 05/04/2015It's a perfect night for the dawn of new hope. A calm and quiet evening in a remote location in Sri Lanka, far away from the cities' noise and light pollution. A tiny settlement, with a cleared space...

Fear of the 'baka'

by Betsy Scott on 04/20/2015Editor’s note: Betsy Scott, missionary to Croatia, reflects on how she has gradually adapted to an endearing part of Croatian culture as part of her family’s calling to live interculturally while...

Churches rally when sports equipment stolen from Spain ministry

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 03/04/2015When Josh and Shannon Herndon opened the rear of their car in mid-February, their hearts sank: They were the victims of a car break-in.   Four bags of children’s baseball equipment had been stolen...

Coffee shop ministry launches in Portugal

by Jennifer Ward on 03/03/2015Six years ago João Pedro Pereira, former district superintendent of Portugal, proposed the idea to his advisory board that they should utilize a vacant building owned by the Church of the Nazarene in...

Canales de Su gracia: Ministrando a una congregación inusual

by Dorli Gschwandtner on 03/01/2015"Les aseguro", dijo Jesús, "que los recaudadores de impuestos y las prostitutas van delante de ustedes hacia el reino de Dios" (Mateo 21:31, NIV). Y de esta manera enfureció a los religiosos de su...

The vision that led to peace - and freedom

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 02/26/2015It was 13 days that Rohan* languished in a hot jail cell, a case of mistaken identity. An active evangelist in a South Asian country, he had been confused by the police with someone who was involved...

Channels of His Grace: Ministering to an unusual congregation

by Dorli Gschwandtner on 02/24/2015"I tell you the truth," Jesus said, "corrupt tax collectors and prostitutes will get into the Kingdom of God before you do." (Matthew 21:31, NLB) And so he angered the religious people of his time by...

Dos mujeres llevan el amor de Dios a una comunidad de gitanos en Albania

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 02/17/2015 Puede que se trate de un equipo misionero inusual, o quizás se trate del equipo que uno menos se imaginaría: una mujer anciana y una mujer joven, miembros de una iglesia local en Albania que, por su...

Two Albanian women bring God's love to Roma community

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 02/11/2015 They might be an unlikely missionary team, or perhaps they are the most likely: An elderly woman and a young woman, members of a local church in Albania who—on their own initiative—twice a week...

Syrian refugee encounters Christ through local church

by Anonymous on 01/14/2015Churches of the Nazarene in the Middle East have a long tradition of helping those in need.  The present turmoil engulfing the Middle East is no exception.  In recent years, millions of refugees have...

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