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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.”

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By Lealand Henry on Dec 11 2009
Trinidad and Tobago -- The community of Santa Cruz Old Road, in collaboration with the Nazarene Worship Centre, hosted “Mission for Transformation Conference 2009" October 21-25. The purpose of these meetings was to focus on the needs of the community as it relates to the present day experiences of death, violence, abuse of drugs and the general hopelessness of our people.This conference...
By Yverose Diogene on Dec 11 2009
Caribbean Nazarene Youth International (NYI) leaders are taking part in the fight against HIV/AIDS, particularly in Haiti where an anti-AIDS program has been started. This program is aimed at training district NYI trainers on each of the eleven districts of Haiti, who will train youth leaders from local churches, who will then train their youth. Over 400 local Nazarene churches and 15,000...
By LARRY WEBB on Dec 21 2009
We first saw her during a JESUS film showing at a rural church plant about an hour and a half bus ride from Asuncion, Paraguay, in March 2009.In the arms of her father was a 7-year-old girl named Estefania (Stephanie) who had been born with deformities in the ankles and hips. As a result, she could not walk. When not carried by someone, her mobility was restricted to crawling on the ground with...
By Michaele LaVigne on Dec 7 2009
My husband, Brent, and I visited the small village of Nkiliji, Swaziland a few weeks ago.  We were coming to visit the orphans and vulnerable children supported by the Nazarene HIV/AIDs Task Force, and also to see the progress of the Bethany First Church-sponsored garden there. We traveled with the Task Force’s Mary Magagula, Evelyn Shongwe, and Dumsile Magagula over rain-washed, pot-holed...
By Asia-Pacific Region Editor on Jan 11 2010
I always love reading the stories of miracles in the Bible. And I fully believe that miracles can happen today.Take Pau for instance. He came to us for an unrelated illness, but then while he was in the hospital started getting weaker and numb. He eventually ended up paralyzed from the neck down and we finally diagnosed the cause, tuberculosis of the cervical spine.While his miracle didn't happen...
By Africa Region on Jan 13 2010
 Editor's note: Brad Crofford is a freshman Speech Communication/ Politics & Law major at Southern Nazarene University. He is the co-author of the children's missions book Aunts and Uncles Everywhere.My brother John and I left Oklahoma City around noon on December 19th, and 24 hours later, we had arrived at our destination, halfway around the world. After several long flights, a...
By Michaele LaVigne on Jan 21 2010
Halfway through our year of volunteer mission service, we returned  to the US for some time with our friends and family over the holidays.  Our return trip to Swaziland was pretty uneventful… until we arrived at the Matsapha airport in Swaziland and found only one of our four checked bags. This was on Saturday morning, and being the weekend our options were already severely limited. So...
By Shirley Carson on Mar 15 2010
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By Betsy Scott on Mar 22 2010
 Editor's note: Dave and Betsy Scott, and their son, JJ, are Mission Corp missionaries who arrived in December to serve in France. Today I met George.  I took JJ to a nearby playground, and JJ made a little friend.  George is the father of this little friend.  He is from Greece but has lived in France for a long time.  And we began talking.Initially church came up because...
By Sarah Reed on Apr 1 2010
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