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By Kaitlyn Williams on Feb 17 2017

A Nazarene church of 35 is reaching out to its struggling community through healing arts ministries for abused women, addiction recovery and ministry to the homeless, and partnering with other local churches and organizations for greater impact.

By Richard Gammill on Feb 16 2017

Pastor Thangchinkhup has dedicated his life to developing young people, through helping local churches learn how to more effectively invest in youth ministry. He starts with prayer and fasting.

By Mesoamerica Region Communications on Feb 6 2017

Edgar de la Rosa was devastated after his family moved out because of his drug and alcohol addiction. God not only brought transformation and healing for Edgar, but also inspired him to start a ministry that would impact his community in Oaxaca, Mexico.

By Kaitlyn Williams on Feb 3 2017

At just about 100 years old – the point when many aging churches close their doors – one California church is drawing in a new generation of teenagers from surrounding neighborhoods.

By Asia-Pacific Region on Jan 23 2017

A woman suffering through a devastating divorce and subsequent depression called out to many gods, including the God of Heaven. Only He answered her prayer and had a rescue plan for her life already in place.

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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.”

Recent Articles
 
By Eurasia Region Communications on Nov 10 2016
Having moved to India at the age of 3, the child of American missionaries to India, Rev. John Anderson grew up there, and eventually gave his life and ministry to India as a Nazarene missionary, as...
By Richard Gammill on Nov 9 2016
Lea esto en español.   OSSIAN, INDIANA -- When Steve Jones sensed God calling him into full-time ministry from his career as a machinist, he assumed that it would be as pastor of a church. But God...
By Michelle McLane and Gina Grate Pottenger on Oct 6 2016
Dr. and Mrs. Brown had been involved in foreign ministry years before moving to their current assignment, an undisclosed location facing constant conflict and turmoil. They recognized and followed...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Oct 5 2016
One year ago, Dr. and Mrs. Brown moved their family from the United States to an undisclosed location to serve local people through medical ministry.   It was the kind of move that relatively few...
By Miriam on Oct 3 2016
Miriam and Monica are two of the first Indian volunteers to be sent by the initiative of the India Nazarene Church in many years. They represent a wave of young Nazarenes who are sensing God’s call...

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By Pat Fleming on May 5 2009
Years had gone by since a young Liberian boy found himself in a refugee camp in Côte d'Ivoire. Unbeknownst to him, God was using that experience to put in motion a most miraculous adoption process.In this camp, the boy had been on the receiving end of the kindness and compassion of a missionary--John Seaman from the Church of the Nazarene. As this boy grew into a man, he and many others were...
By Asia-Pacific Editor on Mar 24 2009
    Felisio Bayacsan was about twenty-five years old when the missionaries started a Bible Study in his home.  Felisio was a hard drinking, pagan.  His wife was one of the first belivers in the area won to the Lord many years earlier by Bob McCroskey, Sr. But Felisio avoided the church and missionaries for a long time until they finally decided to hold the...
By Teddy Clark on May 27 2009
There are people in this world who go to faraway places to relax or refresh themselves. Places such as Disney World, the Bahamas, or Hawaii. As I prepared myself for the trip to Shell Mara, Ecuador, I didn't know what to expect.There was excitement and fear building up within me, but mostly there was fear. An excitement and fear of flying for the first time and the fear of going outside the...
By Maria Luna on Jun 10 2009
My name is María and I was born in the suburbs of Guayaquil, Ecuador.  My parents were Catholic but didn’t know Jesus.  They were satisfied with their lives even though they lived together without being married. After eight children, they separated when I was 5 years old.  Life became very hard for me.  My mother worked so we could eat and wasn’t ever home.  My...
By Rading Fausto on Jun 2 2009
I grew up in the church. Since my childhood, I have actively attended Sunday school. In my high school days I was very much involved in the church youth events. I thought I was a very active member of the church, frequently being assigned as a presider in the Sunday worship service. I helped in cleaning the church every Saturday. I attended conferences when asked. I seldom missed a Sunday worship...
By Ánderson Godoy on Jun 2 2009
My name is Ánderson Godoy and I’m 21 years old.  I was born in Bogotá, Colombia.  I want to share how God came into my life and changed everything. I was born in a dysfunctional family; there are four children from three different women.  My mother used to work 10 hours a day to get money to buy food for my sister and me.  I suffered from depression as a child....
By Emily White on Jul 3 2009
By on Jul 3, 2009 I was just six years old when God spoke to me for the first time.Some people might think, how can God speak to a young child like that? Well God can speak to anyone, anywhere at any time. He is just that amazing!When I was in the first grade I had a friend, and neither she nor her family had ever stepped into a church before. I invited her to church with me one...
By Linnea Hanson on Jul 8 2009
Members of the Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) women’s soccer team traveled to Guatemala this spring and spent two weeks serving in Guatemala City and the surrounding areas. The trip was led by coaches Jamie and Rachel Lindvall and was the second of its kind.While in Guatemala, the team worked on projects in several distinct areas of the country. On the Lindvall’s first trip two years ago,...
By Nina Archakova on Aug 13 2009
Editor's note: Nina Archakova, of Volgograd, Russia, volunteered to carry a flag in the traditional March of Nations, a central feature of the Nazarene Missions International (NMI) Convention during the Church of the Nazarene's General Assembly and Conventions every four years. Archakova carried a flag for her nation at the convention in Orlando, Florida, U.S.A., in June.I have to admit that I...
By Tonya Kucey on Aug 19 2009
"Children have no place on the mission field."It is tempting for me to try and address this statement from a purely adult viewpoint. However, I thought it might be helpful for us to begin our reflection on whether or not it is true that children have a place on the mission field by  listening to the heart of a young man who believes called God him to serve on the mission field.  This is...