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’s Not Enough to Broadcast a Service, Churches Need to Foster Community

By: Adam Graber The following article was originally published on Christianity Today´s website Since the coronavirus forced worship services to move online, nearly a third of church-goers have stopped attending church, according to new Barna research. Among millennials, it’s even higher: Half of those who used to go to church have stopped since the pandemic started. It... Continue Reading →

That’s Different, but…

By: Scott Armstrong Los Angeles, California.  I was 20 years old.  I was with 100+ other university students preparing to dedicate our summer to cross-cultural ministry.  But first, the Church of the Nazarene and the Youth in Mission leaders had invited us to five days of training. On one afternoon, they were drilling into us... Continue Reading →

Ten Rules Of A Toxic Faith System

Part of our work in bringing a genesis to the cities of our region is training the existing congregations in urban settings to become healthy and missional.  This has proven much more strenuous than merely training missionaries and church planters to begin churches from scratch.  Why? An alarming amount of existing faith communities are mired... 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 →

A Community of Trust

By: Rev. Craig Shepperd In the 2000 comedy hit, Meet the Parents, Greg Focker (Ben Stiller’s character) meets his future in-laws for the first time. Jack Byrnes (Robert De Niro) wants to make sure Greg is worthy of his daughter. Jack lays out several tests for Greg to pass to insure he is capable of... Continue Reading →

5 Steps for Disciple Multiplication – Part 1 of 2

By Dave Ferguson and Warren Bird A simple tool for apprenticing followers of Christ who can apprentice others. I wonder if out of reverence for Jesus being divine, we sometimes dismiss his disciple-making practices and think, Well, that’s because it’s Jesus; he’s God. Of course he’s the best people-developer in the universe. So we admire how... Continue Reading →

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