No one was more shocked than Lena herself when she accepted an invitation to a church service, and then encountered the living Christ. Her decision has rippled outward through her whole family.

Franscois and Chantal obeyed God's call to uproot their lives and leave their families to study theology in Johannesburg. There were obstacles and difficulties all along the way, but God was -- and is -- faithful.

Carol Rittenhouse is a Nazarene missionary to Costa Rica, where she serves at Seminario Nazareno de las Americas (SENDAS). "Serving here in Costa Rica has reminded me over and over how much God knows us, loves us, and walks with us."

Los residentes de una aldea búlgara estaban separados por sospechas, prejuicios, mal comportamiento y acusaciones. Luego de que una maestra local y una trabajadora nazarena fundaran un club de drama, otro tipo de drama comenzó a darse lugar.

Through an international partnership between high school classrooms to solve needs in Romania, a Nazarene pastor in Sighisoara has been invited to mentor local students.

The residents of a Bulgarian village were divided by suspicion, prejudice, bad behavior and accusations. When a local teacher and Nazarene missionary founded a village drama club, a different kind of drama unfolded.

“I was homeless,” he said, “not sandwich-less. You picked me up and walked with me.” -- Dave

"I had always considered my skill as something separate from God and my faith. Now it is a daily encouragement that God can use anything for his glory. Creativity is a gift from God and it is what we use to give back to God."

In Sierra Leone, churches reflect God’s love through the gift of clean water.


Southeast Asia Nazarene Bible College opens Indianapolis extension center

Southeast Asia Nazarene Bible College opens extension center in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. When Ray McCrary came to Indianapolis, Indiana, Southside Church of the Nazarene in 2012, he quickly realized the challenges of pastoring an aging white congregation in a community undergoing rapid social change.“If we were to continue ministering to the south side of Indianapolis, we had to become multicultural,” McCary said.