Life
Mission is more than a program. It's a way of life.
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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 Gina Grate Pottenger on May 4 2016
The Church of the Nazarene in Amersfoort, Netherlands, has responded creatively to the good “problem” of growing too large for its original church meeting place: Last September, the congregation...
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...

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By KiA Mainz Staff on Apr 1 2010
The call of God is a call to join His revolution. It is a revolution that changes this world into the world it ought to be, to transform the kingdoms of this world into the kingdom of God, to bring heaven to earth. It is a revolution that is not fought with weapons of mass destruction, bombs or guns. It is a revolution that is fought with love, hope and faith.It is a revolution that is not about...
By Dave & Betsy Scott on Apr 20 2010
Editor's note: When you say, "France," the word immediately conjures images of romantic, rain-drenched strolls through the sparkling City of Lights; of fresh-baked breads and pastries enjoyed at relaxing outdoor cafés; of idyllic rolling countrysides or soaring Gothic architecture.There's another side to France. A France that has the one of the highest suicide rates in Western Europe. A France in...
By Africa Region on May 10 2010
In the upper eastern region of Ghana lives Mama Hawa, who is 68 years old. She lives in the rural northern village of Namankwa and has attended the Denudgu Central Nazarene church there since 2001. She is a small woman, but she now wears a large smile as she shows me her new home and the small piglets she is raising in one of the huts.  Mama Hawa wasn’t always smiling, though. The elder wife...
By Africa Region on May 11 2010
Editor's note: Meet a Nazarene leader in Kenya who shares how she found Christ and accepted His call to ministry.My name is Elizabeth Musimbi. I was born in a small village in Vihiga district in the Western Province of Kenya.  My parents were strong Christians in the Salvation Army Church. I am the last born and the only girl among seven brothers. All along my parents were trying and praying...
By Judy Bennett on May 17 2010
Editor's note: Something happens when Christ comes to a village. Very gradually, grace, love and patience seep into the community, brightening its dark corners. People learn new behaviors, extending forgiveness and compassion to one another. Relationships undergo transformation. Families live together in peace.The Gospel changes people.Read what is happening in a village in Papua New Guinea,...
By In-Kwon Kim on May 20 2010
Editor's note: Rev. In-Kwon and Jeong-Seok Kim have led the Mango Tree Center ministry in the Kingdom of Tonga since 2007. The Center provides rehabilitative therapy, vocational and social training, spiritual formation and other support to people with disabilities and their families. Rev. Kim describes the journey in which he has followed God's call on his life to serve the disabled.I was born in...
By Cara Sunberg on May 28 2010
My name is Cara and I grew up as a missionary kid in Russia. When I tell people I was a missionary kid, I receive various responses. Some assume I was mischievous, and they were spot on; while others seem to think I was rebellious (not the case); and still others think I would be awkward as I returned to America. Cara Sunberg (front, right) grew up in Russia as amissionary kid with her sister,...
By Erik Gernand on Jun 1 2010
The picture said it all.I spent the evening of the first night of our medical mission trip looking over the photos we had taken earlier in the day and came across one that stood out.  It was of a dad holding his little girl, laughing as he was waiting in line to get vitamins, a de-worming tablet and prescriptions filled for his little girl who had just been seen by a doctor – probably for...
By Extreme Nazarene Ministries on Jul 2 2010
I have lived in Arequipa, Peru, for nearly two years.  I have seen the deeply rooted beliefs of the people in the worship and admiration of their saints or idols.  I have smelled the stench of beer as the people get drunk to ignore their problems. I have a bad taste in mouth every time I see husbands abusing their wives to gain a sense of power.  I have felt the pain of the people...
By Africa Region on Jul 20 2010
I had the life-changing opportunity to go on a three-week mission trip to Kenya and Tanzania during the end of May with a team from Olivet Nazarene University. We used soccer (football) as an evanglism/outreach tool.I know that's over a month ago, but I'll never forget those amazing times, people I met, friendships that were strengthened and lessons that God continues to teach me from that...