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Radio ministry leads to new Philippine church

Through the Paglaum sa Kinabuhi (Hope of Life) radio program, Pastor Talon meets many people. The program has numerous avid listeners, especially those who have met Pastor Talon. One such meeting led to a land donation and new Nazarene church. (Slideshow)

Arizona compassionate ministry center adds immigration services

LifeBridge Community Alliance, an outreach of Orangewood Church of the Nazarene in Phoenix, Arizona, recently become the newest recognized immigration legal service provider at a Nazarene compassionate ministry center.

SANU students win entrepreneur competition

A team of Southern Africa Nazarene University students won the Enactus Swaziland 2014 National Championship during the one-day competition recently held at the Royal Swazi Sun, Convention Centre in Zulwini.

Ukraine District reaches out to children with HIV/AIDS

A high unemployment rate leads many in Ukraine to a life of drugs and alcohol, which can lead to HIV/AIDS. Unfortunately, not all who suffer from these diseases are to blame. Many victims are children born to drug-addicted or HIV-positive parents.

MNU professor receives NASA grant

MidAmerica Nazarene University physics professor Andrew Overholt and two colleagues will receive a $500,000 NASA Exobiology grant over three years to study the terrestrial impact of nearby supernovae. MNU's portion of the grant is $150,000, which will be used to support the research, obtain additional computer equipment, and fund a student research assistant.

Florida camp breaks ground on addition

County representatives, local officials, and leaders from the Church of Nazarene's Southern Florida District converged on the Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center Wednesday for the official groundbreaking of Grace Place and a new addition to the dining center.

Denomination joins case to protect clergy housing exclusion

The Church of the Nazarene joined with the 37 other members of the Church Alliance to file an amicus curiae (friend of the court) brief in the case challenging the constitutionality of the clergy housing exclusion.

Guam church celebrates new life

Asia-Pacific Communications recently received the following report from Pastor Larry and Elaine Cornett of Guam First Church of the Nazarene on the Philippine-Micronesia Field:

MVNU launches 4+1 MBA program

Mount Vernon Nazarene University's Jetter School of Business will offer a 4+1 Master of Business Administration program to traditional undergraduate students this fall. Students who qualify will have the opportunity to earn their chosen bachelor degree and the MBA in just five academic years.

GMC Flags of the Nations: Senegal

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: Senegal, Africa Region.

In Memoriam

Notices received April 14-18.

Caribbean Nazarene College president set to retire

Caribbean Nazarene College President Scoffield Eversley will retire from his position at the end of the month. He became the college's 10th president in 1998.

Washington Pacific District helps Oso landslide victims

Nearly three weeks ago, a landslide in Oso, Washington, killed at least 36 people and buried numerous homes and businesses. The Church of the Nazarene's Washington Pacific District is responding to the disaster.

Joplin District embraces church planting

April 6 marked the first of many new church organizational celebrations on the Joplin District. District Superintendent Mark J. Bane and Assistant District Superintendent Chris Carver led a standing-room-only crowd in the celebration of the full organization of a new church, Strafford Church of the Nazarene.

Nazarenes in the News

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. In the news this week: New Jersey pastor honored as outstanding citizen… California church launches school.

NDR partners with Singapore humanitarian group for Typhoon Haiyan relief

Nazarene Disaster Response and the Humanitarian Assistance Network for Disaster signed an agreement that details the oversight of 2,000,000 Philippine peso (approximately US$45,000) worth of building supplies and materials that will be used to rebuild homes destroyed by Typhoon Haiyan.

Thousands left homeless by Solomon Islands flood

Several days of consecutive rain and subsequent flooding left at least 17 people dead in the Solomon Islands. Thousands more are now homeless and dozens are still missing.

NMF contributions put pastors on wheels

The Nazarene Motorcycle Fellowship Advisory Council recently assembled in Killen, Texas, to review applications from pastors around the world who need motorcycles for ministry.

SNU celebrates counseling center endowment

Southern Nazarene University recently held a celebration in honor of Jack David Armold, recognizing his establishment of the Jack David Armold Renew Counseling Center Endowment.

Taxi drives shares Jesus with passengers

Hadi of Lebanon may drive a taxi as his occupation, but his preoccupation is sharing Jesus with as many passengers as he can by playing the audio Bible in dozens of languages, as well as handing out Bibles, tracts, and copies of the JESUS film on DVD.

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