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From tragedy to triumph: Shelter opens for survivors of human trafficking

by Carol Anne Eby on 07/16/2015On her knees in a living room in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, surrounded by a family devastated by tragedy, Rondy Smith heard what she described as a heavenly voice in her spirit. Rondy and the family had...

Hawaii Pacific District churches cooperate in compassionate ministry

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 04/13/2015Lily (not her real name) is a sixth grade girl who has lived for two years at the Hope for a New Beginning transitional shelter for the homeless at Onelau'ena in Kapolei, Hawaii, U.S. Lily’s mother...

Shelter residents amazed when pastor's prayer resuscitates baby

by Engage magazine on 04/13/2015RJ Strickland, pastor of Living Waters Church of the Nazarene, which organizes volunteers for a shelter for the homeless in Oahu, tells about an intense moment at the shelter when families there...

Video: The Table Church

by Nazarene Stories on 03/17/2015 Pastor Kenton Lee sought God’s guidance as he reached out to those in Nampa, Idaho, who are uncomfortable with traditional church. Follow The Table Church as its members seek the Kingdom and break...

Mission lesson prompts church to reach out to neighbors

by Dirk Young on 01/26/2015It’s the third Saturday of January 2015 and I pull into the French Quarter Apartment community and what meets my ears makes me smile…even laugh a little.  What I hear is laughter, squeals, and boys...

Video: Thaddeus' Story

by Grace & Peace Magazine on 12/08/2014 Thaddeus followed in his father's footsteps, living a life of crime that eventually landed him in prison. After his release and transformation, Thaddeus began serving at Bethany, Oklahoma, First...

Idaho church partners with Nazarene churches in Salt Lake City

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 11/23/2014When Pastor Jeremy Johnston, of Salt Lake City Central Church of the Nazarene, began chatting with Hugh Friberg, of Nampa First Church, during the Intermountain District Assembly last year, the...

1 Corinthians 13: Mission trip version

by Jessica Wolst on 07/02/2014Participating in a short-term missions trip soon? The following are some thoughts on what it means to love others when participating in cross-cultural ministry.    ~*~*~*~*~*~   If I speak basic...

Allergies, Moses, and Spanish

by Olivia Droke on 06/17/2014I was seven years old when I strolled into the kitchen where my mom was preparing dinner and announced, “Mommy, I think God wants me to be a missionary—but I don’t wanna to talk about it.”  I did not...

Expansión Local

by Caleb Freideman on 04/09/2014Read this in English.   ¿Cómo podemos crear una experiencia misional para nuestra juventud de manera que no sea una carga financiera?   Ésta es la pregunta que mi hermano Elijah y yo nos...

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