Ten Observations on the Church of the Nazarene’s 2018 Global Statistics

Scott Armstrong General Secretary David P. Wilson and Nazarene Research Services recently released the annual Church of the Nazarene statistical reports for 2018. These detailed reports documenting the missional activities of the denomination on a global scale show growth for the Church of the Nazarene over the statistical year, as well as continued growth over... Continue Reading →

“Ascribe to the Lord”

Annual Report of Global Mission & Genesis As Global Mission and GENESIS coordinators we have spent the last month remembering 2017.  One thing has been clear: God has done amazing things and will continue to do so! Just a reminder: The Mesoamerica Global Mission ministry seeks to Discover, Develop, and Deploy missionaries from our region.... Continue Reading →

Christmas Day 2017

Here we are. Christmas. Lots of waiting for today, and now the hope is realized. Little kids finally get to open those presents. Busy workers finally get a day off. Family members finally get to see each other. Eat together. Laugh together. And each one of these “finallys” is an echo of that first Christmas... Continue Reading →

Learning from Mary

By Charles W. Christian I once heard a Catholic priest tell a joke about a scene in Heaven. Jesus walks up to a Protestant and a Catholic and says to them, “I am glad to see you two getting along so well.” Then Jesus turns to the Protestant and says, “I would like to introduce... Continue Reading →

Joseph of Arimathea

By Scott Armstrong There are always those within any institution that, after the institution has become outdated and ineffective, choose a different path. They work within the establishment and respect all of its levels of hierarchy and protocol. However, they steadily clash with the great monolith in order to jumpstart a movement. They are often criticized... Continue Reading →

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