Mesoamerica

Is a missionary someone who is "sent" or "received"?

by Ana Maria Crocker de Diaz on 11/22/2011 Until recently, if you were to ask the average lay person in the Mesoamerica Region what a “missionary” is, you might hear that a missionary is someone who comes from the U.S. or Europe, bringing...

Changing understanding of "the missionary" in Mesoamerica

by David Campos on 10/04/2011By  on Oct 5, 2011 During a recent conversation with a teenage girl, she said something to me about the concept of what a “missionary” is that captured my attention. She told me, “I thought that...

Missionary profile: Giovanni and Alissa Monterroso

by Engage on 09/04/2011Since September 2008, Giovanni and Alissa Monterroso have served as evangelism coordinators in the Mesoamerica Region's CA-4 Field, which includes Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. The...

Mexican and American youth partner to transform village communities

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 08/16/2011Oaxaca, Mexico – Standing in the yard of his large home, the man closely watched a small group of teenagers as they approached a neighboring house.It was the week after 75 people from Central and...

Jamaica: Reaching youth during spring break

by Anonymous on 06/30/2011Negril, Jamaica -- Jamaica’s beautiful beaches attract teenagers and young people every year in March and April for spring break. During this week-long break from high school or college classes,...

New Day in Belize

by Carol Eby on 06/27/2011Punta Gorda, Belize -- Magdalena Young and her daughter, Oileen Roberts, traveled from Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., all the way to Punta Gorda this spring to witness history in the making.Young, now...

Caribbean and Mexico and Central America regions merge

by NCNNews.com on 03/10/2011Louisville, Kentucky -- General Board members on February 28, 2011, approved the formation of a new denominational region.The Mesoamerica Region, which includes the former Caribbean and Mexico and...

From America to Trinidad and Tobago: Beginnings of the Church Part III

by Gelien Matthews on 12/07/2010In the first part of this three-part series, James Ivy Hill and his wife, Nora, found salvation and a fresh start in Christ in 1908, and joined the newly founded Church of the Nazarene. After serving...

From America to Trinidad and Tobago: Beginnings of the church

by Gelien Matthews on 11/23/2010  Nov 24, 2010 The Church of the Nazarene came to the West Indian island of Trinidad in 1926. It was the first time that this denomination, founded by the Reverend Phineas Bresee, in California and...

Church cooks meals, holds sale for WEF PLUS offering

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 11/22/2010San Francisco Tres Rios, Costa Rica -- For the congregation of Ciudad de Refugio (City of Refuge) Church of the Nazarene, $250 is a lot of money. Yet, that is the amount they decided to give to the...

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