Popcorn & KoolAid

By: Rev. David Mills When I was growing up as a boy, my family didn't have a lot of money. My dad was a pastor in rural Eastern Kentucky in one of the most impoverished areas in the USA. However, my parents taught me a very important lesson about hospitality and serving in our local community. ... Continue Reading →

Why Lent?

By: Dr. Eddie Estep February 17, 2021, was Ash Wednesday, the first day of the season called Lent.  Ash Wednesday gets its name from the custom, in some Christian denominations, of placing ashes on the forehead as a sign of penitence. The ashes are obtained by burning the palm branches from the previous year’s Palm... Continue Reading →

Why do we Give up Something for Lent?

By: Scott Armstrong The season of Lent begins tomorrow with Ash Wednesday. In the Christian calendar, Lent is meant to be a time of self-denial and repentance. Many Christians worldwide observe this period by “giving up” or “fasting” something for the 40 days preceding Easter. I have lived and served for many years in Latin... Continue Reading →

Nazarenes in Mexico Create a New Board Game to Reach their Community

By: Eunice Zaragoza Leal When we joined the short-term missions trip, Missions Without Limits, we could not have imagined how we would engage in missions in the midst of this pandemic. As the date approached, our entire team in Cadereyta, Mexico began to experience trials of different kinds. We lost family members to illnesses, and... Continue Reading →

The Bridge Between Generations

By: Brett Clemmer The following article was taken from the website https://maninthemirror.org/2020/09/08/the-bridge-between-generations/ In the 1980s, elephants overcrowded South Africa’s Kruger National Park. In response, the government authorized killing adult elephants and relocating their offspring to other parks. As the orphaned male elephants became teenagers, they were clueless about what “normal” male behavior looked like.When their testosterone levels... Continue Reading →

The Seeking God

By: Dr. Stan Toler (1950-2017) “The Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”  Luke 19:10 Have you noticed it? The subtle inversion that’s taken place in our thinking about our mission? Where once we focused our energies on the word GO, we have now applied our thinking to strategies for getting... Continue Reading →

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