The Symbolic Nature of Biblical Cities

By: Dr. David Busic Jerusalem became the biblical archetype of God’s hope for a city and the possibilities of urban redemption. It was called “the joy of the whole earth” (Psalm 48:2). It radiated divine presence and power: “From Zion, perfect in beauty, God shines forth” (Psalm 50:2). Jerusalem was even declared to be the... Continue Reading →

Global Missions Celebrates Virtual Graduation for the Third Time

For the third consecutive year, the Global Missions Ministry in the Mesoamerica Region was able to celebrate the virtual graduation of 42 students from Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Mexico, Panama, Cuba, Venezuela, Colombia and the U.S., who successfully and joyfully completed the School of Leadership’s study program with a specialization in Cross-cultural Missions on... Continue Reading →

Maximum Mission: RENEWED Takes Place in the Dominican Republic

On October 14-16, 2022, MAXIMUM MISSION RENEWED took place in the Northeast District of the Dominican Republic. 25 young people from four districts mobilized to collaborate in various ministries in Las Terrenas of Samaná after the destruction there due to Hurricane Fiona one month ago. The work of compassionate ministries perhaps became the most urgent... Continue Reading →

Alexander’s Testimony

The following video was produced recently as part of the 114th anniversary of the Church of the Nazarene as a denomination. As coordinators of Mesoamerica Genesis, we were especially touched. Why? Alexander's life and family were changed, and he became the pastor of the first church ever organized with Genesis! Now that church plant is... Continue Reading →

Where’s Home?

By: Sydney Armstrong I remember around 8 years ago; my family was hosting a work team visiting the Dominican Republic from the United States. I sat in front of an older man but beside my father, hoping I wouldn’t have to carry conversation. Besides, all the questions for missionary kids are always the same. If... Continue Reading →

Testimonies of Impact: Missionary Summer “All Hands on Deck” 2022

In August, the last "Missionary Summer, All Hands on Deck" trip was held in the Dominican Republic. Over the span of four months and during five different mission opportunities, volunteers from Guatemala, the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica participated together with Work and Witness (W&W) teams from different U.S. states. Global Missions leaders from the... Continue Reading →

Play and Witness

By: Rev. Dario Richards A few summers ago, a team of young missionaries set out for a field in Jamaica to assist a local congregation to plant a new church. They had arrived with a plan: some would lead a Vacation Bible School, others would engage in sports ministry, and still others would reach out... Continue Reading →

Puerto Rico District Hosts Encuentro 2022

By: Church of the Nazarene Mesoamerica Region The Western Puerto Rico District held Encuentro 2022 with about 100 Puerto Rico residents and 276 people of all ages from other areas of the United States. Encuentro is a ministry that provides opportunities for individuals and groups in the USA/Canada region to share the gospel message both... Continue Reading →

First Installment of “Missionary Summer” Is a Great Success

By: Elba Isabel Duson “Live in harmony with one another…” (Romans 12:16a) A beautiful spirit of unity and service characterized the first installment of what is being deemed in the Dominican Republic the “Missionary Summer”. From May 21 to 28, 2022, 12 Work and Witness volunteers from North Arkansas in the United States combined with... Continue Reading →

In Defense of Second-Class Missionaries

By: Amy Medina Recently Emily and I came across a blog post that grabbed our attention. Missionary Amy Medina wrote an article for Missio Nexus entitled, In Defense of Second-Class Missionaries . In it she highlighted what she sees as the Church’s tendency (especially in the West) to categorize missionaries. Funding and even prayer support... Continue Reading →

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