“We wanted to reach our community,” said Kathy Robinson of the Highland Park Church of the Nazarene in Des Moines, Iowa, USA. Using the JESUS Film as a community outreach tool, the church planned a fall event.

 

Sri Lanka and Bangladesh––On the third night of camp, 85 young people from throughout Sri Lanka gathered around the campfire to dedicate themselves to living a “holy life in Christ and show our characters to others to follow Jesus.” Also, they said, “our life will be salt and light as a city on a hilltop that cannot be hidden.”

After a year of planning, praying and producing, World Mission Broadcast in the Middle East premiered the first-ever Nazarene television show on SAT-7,  the largest Christian satellite channel in the Middle East November 9.

On October 10, missionary April Baggott found herself playing a fierce game of football (called soccer in the United States) in front of several thousand people in the Rwanda National Stadium in Kigali.

Along with women from seven different nations, Baggott represented international non-government organizations against a team of Rwandan women who work for the nation’s Parliament.

Gluai is married to Saranya and has a young son. About three years ago when I first met Gluai, he was wearing a bandage on his head due to a motorcycle accident. He had been driving while intoxicated and drove off the road and tumbled down the mountain.


Flames filled the pitch-black sky recently as a crowd watched a fire destroy the Ecole National de Desronville public school in Gonaives, Haiti. The news of the October 7 fire was just one more blow to a town still working to recover from the devastating hurricane season of 2008.

Por tres días ellos llamaron a las puertas, orando que alguien les invitara a entrar. En el transcurrir de  las horas sus pies comenzaron a sentir el cansancio. El pequeño grupo de jóvenes buscó quedarse en un hogar al sur de la comunidad de México donde comenzarían una iglesia.

“This is why I am here….to see God’s miracles first hand!” wrote Becky Wallace in a recent blog entry, as she described  the miraculous recovery and growth of two of her young patients. Dr. Wallace frequently blogs about her experiences at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital, but her praise reports are a particular reminder why, as believers, we help to support ministry to children and medical ministries. 

What makes for an unforgettable Work & Witness trip? Is it the finished building? Is it visiting a far away country? These things are very important parts of a trip. However, what really makes the whole trip worth the time, expense, and hard work are the new friendships that God gives and the encounters with God during a team's cross-cultural experience.

It's Sunday morning in Paramaribo, Suriname, and a group of girls dressed in their prettiest attire have gathered to sing a song for the congregation at New Charlesburg Church of the Nazarene. A fresh-faced girl with braids begins to fervently sing the words, and four others follow her lead. The song ends, people clap, and the five smile as they walk back to their seats.

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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.

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