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By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 18 2016

Themselves refugees at one time, Kosovar Nazarenes are ministering in Central European refugee camps to show the travelers God's love. One pastor discipled a new believer who had found Jesus on his journey.

By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 14 2016

En Venezuela, varias iglesias están plantando otras iglesias mientras que oran por milagros de Dios en sus vidas así como en las vidads de amigos y vecinos, capacitando y enviando a líderes, y también alimentando a los hambrientos.

By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 14 2016

In Venezuela, churches are planting other churches as they pray for God's miracles in the lives of friends and neighbors, train up and release leaders, and now feed the hungry.

By Michelle McLane and Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 5 2016

As Pastor Ken White and his Bangor Church of the Nazarene congregation began to see members suffer the effects of dementia, they realized they could step in to help them and their carers.

By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jun 29 2016

In Scotland, where a reported one in five women are affected by domestic abuse, the Erskine Nazarene church is converting a donated house into a shelter for women and children seeking safety and healing.

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By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 18 2016
In 1998 and 1999, a brutal civil war in the Balkan Peninsula led to an expulsion of Kosovar Albanians who found themselves as refugees, their homes destroyed.   Imir Gashi is one of those former...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 14 2016
When you have nothing, God becomes your everything.   God becomes your economy. Your doctor. Your counselor.   In Venezuela, says, Pastor Jimmy De Gouveia, “The churches are growing because they...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jul 14 2016
Cuando no tienes nada, Dios se convierte en tu todo.   Dios se convierte en tu economía, en tu doctor, en tu consejero.   Según cuenta el pastor Jimmy De Gouveia, en Venezuela, "las iglesias están...
By Gina Grate Pottenger on Jun 29 2016
ERSKINE, SCOTLAND -- When Pastor Derrick Thames stood before his congregation at Erskine Church of the Nazarene several years ago and cast a vision for the church to serve the community, he threw out...
By Karla Deuel on Jun 8 2016
Twenty minutes, that’s all.  Only 20 minutes to fly from the Mission Aviation Fellowship hanger at Kagamuga Airport in Mt. Hagen, Papua New Guinea, to the Dusin Airstrip, on the side of a mountain at...

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By Philip Zimmerman on Dec 11 2009
The motto of our global church is to make Christ-like disciples of all the nations. What does it mean to be Christ-like?Whole books are written about this topic; so I only want to talk about one aspect of it. I think this one aspect has been forgotten in many different traditions, but it is vital if we want to be a Christ-like disciple and in fact, it is in this aspect where the whole story of...
By Sam Barber on Dec 21 2009
The Ohio Shepherd Church of the Nazarene Work & Witness team boarded the Delta flight and, in what seemed like no time, a tip of the wing and Montego Bay, Jamaica, came into view. The water changed from deep blue to crystal clear aqua and the sandy beach beckoned. We were fully awake now, chattering and planning, gawking and craning to see what the Caribbean looked like. As we expected, it...
By Everett Tustin on Apr 19 2011
Missionaries learn over the years that much of missionary work consists of ordinary days with ordinary tasks. And then, sometimes, the Holy Spirit begins to take all the loose ends, all the “stuff” they have been doing, and a beautiful tapestry of the Holy Spirit’s work begins to be revealed.In recent weeks, the tapestry of God’s plan for the wonderful people of Poland has become much more...
By Michaele LaVigne on Oct 14 2011
On August 16, 2011, 160 pastors and spouses gathered in Manzini, Swaziland, for the first-ever Nazarene pastor’s conference on the issues of HIV and AIDS. The small country of Swaziland in Southern Africa holds the terrible distinction of having the highest HIV prevalence rate per capita in the world.101 years ago, the Church of the Nazarene began work in Swaziland with the mission to preach,...
By Asia-Pacific Region Editor on May 20 2009
A dozen years ago an ambitious church planter started a very small fellowship of believers in a poor section of a city. After four years of seemingly unfruitful labor, this planter moved on to start something new on a different island, and for the next eight years several pastors came and left, each hoping to build up this group of believers, each leaving disappointed. The problem was clear: the...
By Daniel Pape on Sep 29 2009
Even during rainy season, the showers tend be short lived and sporadic and you usually have blue skies on the horizon.  But if the day is overcast and gray and it has been steadily raining for more than an hour, you can usually bet there is a typhoon somewhere in the vicinity of the Philippines. These were the conditions when we woke up Saturday morning.  I immediately checked...
By Asia-Pacific Region Editor on Sep 25 2009
Editor's note: Story compiled from recent blogs posted by Andy Bennett, Erin Meier and Becky Wallace – all missionary physicians at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital. Early last Saturday morning (Highlands, PNG time) “21 people, 2 dogs, and 1 unborn baby* piled into the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital mission van to participate in a 5K run/walk for breast cancer,” wrote Dr. Erin Meier in her recent blog....
By Asia-Pacific Region Editor on Sep 24 2009
Talisay Church of the Nazarene in Balangkayan Eastern Samar, Philippines, recently got a big boost toward completing its new building.Through the generous giving of Nazarenes around the world to the Alabaster Fund, Talisay received 130,000 pesos -- 50% of the funds they need to finish construction on their new building, which will seat about 100 people.Engineer Jemsel Valdez, a member of the...
By Beth Guilfoil on Sep 21 2009
Most people realize there is stress and confusion involved with moving to another country and adapting to a new culture. But what if the country and culture you are adapting to is actually your home?For missionary kids – often called "MKs" – this is an experience that only other missionary kids can understand.As a missionary kid born in St. Croix and raised in Dominican Republic, Peru and Ecuador...
By Devin Mulder on Sep 9 2009
It happened one Wednesday night during the teen lesson. Some of the teens were slouching in the old hand-me-down couches that smelled to the point no adult would come within five feet of them. Other teens were sitting in the cold metal folding chairs, all supposedly listening to the lesson that night.  It seemed as if there was a quiet hush moving around the room.  Something...