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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...

Nazarene Spanish program reaches East Coast television

by World Mission Broadcast on 10/04/2010Four years ago, Pastors David Alberto and Maria Fernanda Cortes de Perez began a new media strategy for the Cambio de Ruta Church of the Nazarene in Annandale, Virginia, near Washington, D.C. “We...

Review: Christlike Justice and the Holiness Tradition

by James Copple on 08/29/2010 It comes as no surprise that an African author would be the one to remind us of our Nazarene denomination historical roots and the connection between Christian holiness and the pursuit of justice...

Alaskan Gold

by Blair Rorabaugh on 06/15/2010The largest gold shipment sent by dog sled from Nome to Seward, Alaska, and the lower 48 states was one-and-a-half tons of gold. Forty-six dogs pulled the sled. Over the last hundred years, fortunes...

A 60-year secret

by Brad Estep on 05/04/2010She had been made aware of a great need. She had responded to a plea. Church of the Nazarene leaders had made it known that missionaries would have to be brought home due to lack of funding.With the...

Women seek holiness, deeper love for Jesus at conference

by Aletha Hinthorn on 03/01/2010What would bring 1,700 women from dozens of American states, plus Taiwan, France, the Horn of Africa and the Asia Pacific to the First Church of the Nazarene in Nashville, Tennessee? It was the...

Illinois church energized by $5,000 and mandate to 'gain all you can' for Haiti

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 01/21/2010Pastor Scott Sherwood stared in dismay at the sermon he had planned to preach January 17.Bloomington, Illinois, First Church of the Nazarene is in a sermon series on stewardship. Just days after a...

2:8 House is home away from home for students at secular campus

by Craig Shepperd and David Kyncl on 01/10/2010Each fall, hundreds of thousands of university students converge on campuses all around us.  Many of these universities open their arms to students from around the world.  The same is true for at the...

Urban ministry poised to expand, connects SNU students with people in need

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 01/10/2010During Sara Powell’s senior year of high school, her district youth camp visited an inner-city church. As the teens shared a worship service with the church members, she heard God’s call.“I just felt...

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