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Is mission first local and then global, or all at once?

by Howard Culbertson on 04/24/2012   Just prior to His ascension, Jesus talked about the Holy Spirit coming upon His followers. Then, He said to them, “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the...

Nurturing the call

by Chris Troutman on 04/17/2012   Editor's note: While Jesus calls the entire Body of Christ to carry the Gospel to all nations, at the same time the Spirit calls many individuals and families to a specific experience of exchanging...

Tributes to Louie Bustle

by Engage magazine on 04/04/2012   On April 1, Dr. Louie Bustle retired after leading the Church of the Nazarene denomination's Global Mission efforts for 18 years. Prior to this role, he served as a missionary, field director and...

No room for "all nations"

by Howard Culbertson on 04/01/2012   Only rarely does the story of Jesus driving merchants and money-changers out of the Temple prompt discussion about world evangelism. That is lamentable, given that Jesus quoted Isaiah 56:7 as the...

Being cross-cultural

by Dr. Geneva Silvernail on 03/29/2012   Teenage girls hung leis of fresh flowers around my neck while children ran ahead throwing petals on the path as I made my first visit to Melanesia Nazarene Bible College in Papua New Guinea.  ...

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