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JoAnn Bastien, a former atheist, sensed a call to church planting but felt she could only be an associate pastor.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University was awarded a Title III Strengthening Institutions Program grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant, titled Improving Baccalaureate Success and Completion, will assist MVNU in designing and implementing its student success initiative, linking academic quality, vocational calling, and servant leadership.
For the past four and a half years, Pastor Civil Autoaissains and his family lived in a single room. Years of prayer was answered in August when a group from Bethel Church of the Nazarene in Yakima, Washington, USA, came to Haiti to build the family a house. (Slideshow)
MidAmerica Nazarene University announced Mabee Library and Learning Commons is one of 17 institutions nationwide to receive a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Service's Sparks! Ignition program. The grant will support MNU's GOAL21: Gaming Opportunities in Academic Libraries for 21st Century Skills project.
The USA/Canada Region announced the speaker schedule and themes for its upcoming Mission 2015 Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, February 9 through 11.
Trevecca Nazarene University welcomed 81 Nazarene pastors this week to the university's first-ever Pastors' Classes. The class helped pastors meet one of three goals: to earn hours toward a bachelor's degree, to earn graduate hours toward a master's degree, or to take part in a special post-graduate class that leads to a certificate in healthy sexuality.
Nazarene leaders in Chile have long desired to plant a church in the mining city of Antofagasta — an affluent, costal city in northern Chile with a population of 345,000, but no Church of the Nazarene presence. To begin this new church plant, leaders are partnering with Extreme Nazarene.
Kenya's Lake Victoria District held a graduation ceremony for 20 of its pastors. Eight students were awarded a Diploma in Theology and 12 received a Certificate in Christian Ministry from Nazarene Bible College of East Africa.
U.S. News & World Report named several Nazarene institutions of higher education among "America's Best Colleges." The publication recently released their 2015 rankings.
Recent praise reports and prayer requests from NCN News, Nazarene Missions International, and JESUS Film Harvest Partners. Included this week: Update from South Sudan ... request for Argentina missionary.
The Panama Central District held a Maximum Mission event to plant three new urban churches in Villa Lorena, San Juan, and Veracruz. (Slideshow)
Notices received Sept. 15-19.
Each week, the Church of the Nazarene's Global Ministry Center proudly flies a flag of one of the many nations in which the denomination is present in ministry. This week's flag: Chile, South America Region.
Luis Román, pastor of La Fe Church of the Nazarene in Esquel, Argentina, passed away September 4 at age 65. The city recognized Román's commitment to the community by paying his funeral costs.
Two Church of the Nazarene plants in Ecuador are experiencing growth after a large evangelism project, Love Extreme, this summer.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University senior Chris Rednour was accepted for an internship with U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner, who represents Ohio's 8th congressional district.
Dr. Jim Radcliffe, chief surgeon at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital, received positive news this week following a second heart procedure.
The Nicaragua North District organized a Maximum Mission event with Los Ranchos and El Coyolito community residents to repair a local road. The road is impassable in the winter, which hinders children from attending school and residents in need of medical assistance from traveling to the city.
Retired missionary Donald H. Davis, 91, passed away September 7. Donald, along with his late wife, Emma, serve in Argentina for 23 years.
As the Ebola outbreak enters its seventh month, the Church of the Nazarene continues to serve affected communities through education, preventative measures, and prayer.