Tuesday 9:00 a.m.

By: Denver Butson I keep coming back to poet Denver Butson’s “Tuesday 9:00 a.m.” as we seek to start churches and make a difference in the urban contexts of our region. What does the following poem provoke in you? Why do you think I believe it can tell us something about city ministry? A man... Continue Reading →

Why Care about the Global Church?

By: JoHannah Reardon If for no other reason, it provides perspective and balance Hindus attack Christians in India. Chinese believers are imprisoned for taking a stand against their government’s position on house churches. Venezuelan Christians are reeling from a perpetually downturned economy. Many West African Christians were suffering from lack of infrastructure when Ebola hit,... Continue Reading →

Mission Without Limits: “Think Global and Act Local”

Mission Without Limits: “Think Global and Act Local” By: Mitzi Villegas “Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.” —Lamentations 3:22-23 Mission Without Limits is a short missionary project that arose from the need to fully minister to our... Continue Reading →

Giving in Times of Crisis

By: Lola Brickey and Karen Cruz A few weeks ago, the NMI (Nazarene Missions International) of the Mesoamerica Region produced and broadcast a series of messages and workshops from various global and regional leaders. The hope is that these videos spark conversation in our churches and equip us for today's mission. After watching each video,... Continue Reading →

Nazarene Compassionate Ministries Mobilizes to Assist in Eight Different Countries After Hurricane Eta

In the past week, many countries of our Mesoamerica Region have been greatly affected by Hurricane Eta. We ask for any and all prayer networks to be activated with regards to the devastation from Mexico through Panama. Dozens of our Nazarene church buildings and the Bible Institute in Coban, Guatemala have becoming emergency shelter space... Continue Reading →

IT IS TIME!

Por: Erika Ríos Hasenauer  It is time we as a nation, and especially as a community of faith, reconciliation, compassion and holiness, talk about it. The recent racial incidents in the United States and now the Black Lives Matter movement are provoking this conversation whether we were ready or not. In tears as I watched... Continue Reading →

Hope and Prayer

By: Board of General Superintendents 27 Mar, 2020 Even though these are challenging times, this past weekend was a blessing in the Church of the Nazarene, as worship services from around the world were broadcast through live stream or by video. Many churches reported reaching more people than ever before with the hope of Jesus Christ.... Continue Reading →

Show me Your Hands

By Leonard Sweet (European Nazarene College, January 18, 2011) I was reading Psalm 51:10 to my mother when she died: “Create in me a clean heart, O God, and put a right spirit within me.” Now the key to the holiness movement is a clean heart.  So give me an image for a clean heart. ... Continue Reading →

Chains Shall He Break

  *A reflection by Julie Clawson in her book, Everyday Justice: The Global Impact of Our Daily Choices   The nineteenth-century hymn “O Holy Night” is one of my favorite Christmas carols, but for years I sang it (off-key and with gusto) without really considering the lyrics.  I thought it was just a pretty song about... Continue Reading →

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