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.
It was 1:30 in the morning. A woman had come to the hospital in early labor. Under heavy anesthesia, she lay on the hospital table, her abdomen surgically opened as the surgery team began the C-section delivery of her baby.
That’s when the lights went out.
In the darkness, the nurses groped for flashlights and head lamps. Someone tried to turn on the back-up generator. Without electricity the phones didn’t work, so staff could not call for help.