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Creating space for co-nourishment

by Melissa Tucker on 11/11/2011 The transformed mission program provides space for young leaders in Mexico to share responsibility with PLNU students for planning and leading the Easter week mission experiences, and for all the...

He refused to 'sit down'

by R. Franklin Cook on 10/19/2011 How often through the centuries has a new generation stood up to declare some new truth or idea, only to be told to sit down?Throughout this Mission Essentials series, we have been reflecting in...

Where is the 'mission field'?

by Agatha Cristian Heap on 10/11/2011 When Jesus walked the earth, he was hard at work. He did not intend to pass through our world and just leave a series of commands and lessons on how people should live. He got involved; He chose to...

Who is a missionary?

by Samantha Chambo on 09/20/2011I said yes to God’s call to join His mission at the age of 10, after listening to a mission story in Sunday school. Since then I believed I was a missionary. I testified and preached at every...

Mission, missions, missional?

by Shawna Songer Gaines on 09/01/2011Several years ago, I went to Tecate, Mexico, for a missions trip. One day the local pastor’s family made us an amazing lunch: carne asada tacos. The basic elements are tortillas, carne asada-style...

The Church as Missionary: Biblical Foundations

by Howard Culbertson on 08/23/2011If you were to ask people attending a service of your church this week for a list of Bible passages having to do with world mission, how many verses would be on their lists?The first missionary...

Why words matter

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 08/23/2011Communication is a tricky, sticky thing. If you’ve ever had a conflict or misunderstanding with a friend, parent or spouse, you know this is true.The art of communication – the expression of thoughts...

"Pete the Sheep" takes home Bronze Telly Award

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 04/15/2011Lenexa, Kansas, USA – “Pete the Sheep,” a 90-second animated short film produced for the Volume 3 Global Mission DVD last fall, won a Bronze Telly award in the category of “Use of Animation” in the...

Q&A: How donated medical supplies help open hearts to Gospel

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 04/11/2011Nampa, Idaho, U.S. -- Hands of Hope Northwest, a nonprofit organization launched by Nazarenes from College Church of the Nazarene in Nampa, has spent almost 20 years receiving donated medical...

Howard Perry completes 50th Work & Witness project

by Nancy Firestone on 11/28/2010How do you begin to wrap up 34 years of service in a few paragraphs? It just doesn’t seem possible. Yet Howard Perry, of Cullman, Alabama, U.S., has lived it. Thirty-four years ago, Howard saw the...

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