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Mission is more than a program. It's a way of life.
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By Ted Voigt on Apr 27 2016

A Nazarene church in Scotland decided to take a risk and go outside their walls to reach an unreached part of their community. They had no idea if it was going to work or not.

By Eurasia Communications on Apr 12 2016

Nazarenes are both using traditional forms and pioneering new methods to share the age-old message of God's love in the post-Christian societies of the United Kingdom, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany and Switzerland.

By Carol Anne Eby on Apr 9 2016

A group of men going through discipleship at their prison in Alberta, Canada, felt led to give to others less fortunate. That's how their fundraisers for projects in the developing world began.

By Gina Grate Pottenger on Apr 4 2016

¿Cómo se siente aprender acerca de tu fe en un lugar que se encuentra cerrado al evangelio? Rut comparte su historia, así como la manera en que ella y Marcos están llevando la educación teológica nazarena a su contexto.

By Brad Crofford on Apr 1 2016

Volunteers in Swaziland offer wholeness to hundreds living with HIV/AIDS.

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Life is about how we reach lost people. God has called each of us to serve where he has directed. Some of us are called to server where we are and others may be called to go forth. There is no greater reward in life than to respond to God’s call. It says in Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans that I have for you declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you. Plans for a hope and a future.”

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By Ted Voigt on Apr 27 2016
How do we decide it’s time to act?  When is the moment we step out in faith in a new direction, and how do we know it will be worthwhile?  And what if we fail? Clive Tutty, pastor of the Uddingston...
By Kaitlyn Williams on Apr 13 2016
One by one, the children are checked and examined for medical needs. One has a serious wound on her leg, and another needs a great deal of dental work, because, from a variety of causes, his teeth...
By Carol Anne Eby on Apr 9 2016
Crosses rise over churches, orphanages, and rural medical clinics. Funds are sent to support an orphanage in war-torn Sri Lanka. A school is rebuilt after being destroyed in typhoon devastated...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Apr 4 2016
Cuando ella tenía 6 años de edad, Rut se encontró sentada a la mesa de su cocina haciendo su tarea domiciliaria y por primera vez se puso a contemplar acerca del sentido de su vida.   Todo comenzó...
By Brad Crofford on Apr 1 2016
The first thing you notice as you approach Swaziland is the hilly terrain. Shrouded in fog, the hills tower over the road. Along the roadway, cows graze and groups of people sit, waiting for public...

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By Simone Mulieri Twibell on Oct 8 2013
Eight hours north of Guatemala City is a town called Fray. Near Fray is a remote village named Maguila, which does not appear on any Guatemalan map.  Simply getting to Maguila requires a 25-minute car ride on dirt roads or a 50-minute walk through the rugged terrain. Our group arrived at the village on February 12, 2013 on a rented school bus anticipating great things. At the same time, we...
By Josiah Mosley on Aug 22 2013
Editor's note: Josiah Mosley, a student at Southern Nazarene University, writes about his experiences on a mission trip sponsored by the university to Swaziland, earlier this summer. I don’t know where to begin as I write this article. There were many things I was able to learn and experience on my mission trip to Swaziland in Africa. I saw God’s hand at work in many ways in the beautiful...
By Larry Orwig on May 9 2013
In October, I was invited along with Mark McArthur, a fellow member of Crossroads Church of the Nazarene in Ellicott City, Maryland,  to join the Severn, Maryland, Grace Point Community Church's (GPCC) Work & Witness team to Cuba. For the 14 team members (pictured left with four Cuban workers), the October 1 arrival date was the beginning of our very first visit to Cuba, a...
By Wendy Walker on Apr 23 2013
After prayerful consideration, my husband and I set off to Africa with seven other people from our church on a short-term mission trip called Work & Witness.   As the trip drew closer, I remember Pastor Brian specifically telling us to be open for what God would show us on this trip because He would show each one of us something. He further warned us not to go on the trip “...
By David Stevens on Apr 16 2013
Over the 27 years that David and Carol Stevens have served as pastor and wife in the Church of the Nazarene they have desired to attend the Southern Nazarene University (SNU) annual Work & Witness trip called Commission Unto Mexico. Carol Stevens was born in Mexico. Her parents were independent missionaries there. She has always wanted to return.In 2012 they decided to go on the winter trip....
By Anonymous on Apr 30 2013
Nazarene mission workers in undisclosed areas shared the following stories with Engage magazine recently. Names have been changed and locations omitted for security purposes.The miracle buildingLast year Rev. Pat’s* church was shut down. For more than 20 years it had been in this middle class neighborhood, as a house that was a church.  The community situation had grown tense, and...
By Savilla Smith on Feb 20 2013
I have heard the voice of the Lord, not as a heavens splitting thunder or in some dramatic way, but as that still small voice which cannot be doubted.  (John 10:1-21, verse 4 “and his sheep follow him because they know his voice…”)I was standing in Valparaiso, Chile along with the other 24 members of the Chicago Heights-sponsored Work & Witness team.  We were waiting to take a boat...
By Savilla Smith on Mar 1 2013
“The house is small, but the heart is big.”  I heard that expression on the recent Work & Witness trip to Valparaiso, Chile. The gentleman who said it was describing a mutual friend’s house where we had gathered to share a meal. It is true that by U.S. standards my friend’s house would probably be called small, but to me it was absolutely perfect. Each room had a gentle beauty and...
By Cryz Colorado on Feb 7 2013
 A small group of believers began meeting in Camias, a rural mountain area of the Philippines, after a member of the village accepted Christ through listening to a World Mission Broadcast (WMB) radio program called "Rated PG." That listener contacted the program hosts -- Emily Bolinas, with Pastor Cryz Colorado as PAMANA segment producer.  As a result of this contact, the Church of the...
By Siripawn Malagul on Jan 28 2013
In the beginning of 2011 I began to notice that it was truly necessary to go out to seek the lost. Most of my church congregation didn’t see the importance of seeking the lost. They were waiting for the lost to come into the church building. But actually that’s not likely going to happen if our church members don’t go out to look for them.  I took the opportunity to pray with a friend of...