South America

Woman hitchhikes, knocks on doors to plant church

by Noemi Fernandez on 01/11/2010At a church planting conference in Argentina called Each One Win One, a preacher asked the crowd, "Who is ready to commit their lives to Jesus? Who is ready to say 'Yes' and obey God's call?" Susana...

Pastor leaves 20-year career to help abused girls in Peru

by K.C. Mehaffey on 12/08/2009 While Scott Hargrove removes duct tape that protected his hands during sledgehammer work, girls from the Torre Fuerte girls home in Peru gather by him after school. After 20 years as pastor of...

Extreme Peru volunteers shine light in city known for brothels

by Extreme Nazarene Ministries on 11/18/2009Puerto Maldonado, Peru -- There we stood, a group of Americans and Peruvians, hot and sweaty after a hike through the middle of the Amazon jungle, coming face to face with a group of men holding...

Television makes in-roads in northern Brazil

by World Mission Communications on 09/07/2009When Pastor Rubens Rodrigues was recently given the opportunity of free television airtime, he jumped at the chance. With no knowledge or training in television production, Rodrigues, field strategy...

Construction continues on Brazil Communications Center

by World Mission Broadcast on 09/02/2009A new Brazil communications center is providing a huge step forward for the communications ministry of the Church of the Nazarene. Assisting and providing support to the denomination in Brazil, the...

New Buildings Bring New Light to Peru

by Extreme Nazarene Ministries on 08/19/2009Bus after bus pulled into the Zamacola Church of the Nazarene parking lot Sunday morning, Aug. 16. Adults and kids streamed from the vehicles, filling the church that normally sees 40 attendants in...

Extreme Nazarene: Arequipa 1 Project underway

by Extreme Nazarene Ministries on 08/17/2009Imagine that your 6-month-old, 8-pound infant is dying of kidney failure. You live alone at the hospital because your husband is at works hours away, trying desperately to pay the baby’s medical...

Jennifer Brown: Driven to teach and train

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 07/28/2009  At 7 years old, Jennifer Brown left her family and home in Jamaica to live with her aunt in England. It was the 1960s, and some of the Caucasian students called Brown and their other classmates of...

Primer Iglesia Coreana en Ecuador depende de la tecnología

by Noemi Fernandez on 07/12/2009Notas del Editor:  El Distrito de Sierra Norte en Quito, Ecuador, ha organizado, con una asistencia de 20 personas a los cultos de adoración,  la Primer Iglesia del Nazareno Coreana.  El Pastor Kan...

First Korean Church in Ecuador relies on technology

by Noemi Fernandez on 07/09/2009Editor's note: The Sierra Norte District in Quito, Ecuador, organized the South America (SAM) Region's first Korean Church of the Nazarene in February with about 20 attending the worship services....

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