Courtesy of NCN News, Church of the Nazarene
Mount Vernon Nazarene University President Henry Spaulding II addressed university faculty and staff this week sharing a strategy for long-term financial stability.
Nazarene Theological Seminary announced the launch of its Center for Pastoral Leadership, under the direction of Jesse C. Middendorf, general superintendent emeritus for the Church of the Nazarene.
Visayan Nazarene Bible College celebrated its 50th anniversary with a week of activities guided by a theme based on Isaiah 40:31, Soaring Higher With God.
Rodney Smith, senior associate pastor at Nashville, Tennessee, Hermitage Church of the Nazarene, began laying the groundwork for Rest Stop Ministries in 2011. The nonprofit rehabilitation center for human trafficking victims is expected to open in 2015. (via Engage magazine)
Trevecca Nazarene University launched a new video this week that provides a glimpse into undergraduate students' experiences. Experience Trevecca highlights important facts about the university while connecting with diverse viewing audiences.
Beverly McAllister Parker passed away on February 25 in Oklahoma City with her husband, Robert, at her side. Southern Nazarene University honored the lifetime generosity of the Parkers in May by naming the university's redesigned fine arts center The Beverly L. & Robert L. Parker Fine Arts Center.
Larry Myer, JESUS Film coordinator for the Africa West Field, shared the following story about a building-less orphanage in Togo:
Through a partnership between Nazarene Compassionate Ministries and Hands of Love, the Nazarene church in Raxruhá, Guatemala, now has a well. The church can now provide clean water for its Holistic Child Development Center and church and community members.
Teanna Sunberg is a missionary who serves with her husband, Jay, on the Eurasia Region's Central Europe Field. She recently shared with Engage magazine about her experience as a missionary in a new culture. (via Engage magazine)
For the second time, the Church of the Nazarene produced and is airing a Lenten season television program on MTV Lebanon.
The Mission 2015 Conference website is now live and can be viewed at m15conference.org.
Seven months after their trip to Nairobi, Kenya, a Work and Witness team assembled at Vancouver First Church of the Nazarene to hear an update in a Sunday service.
The 91st Session of the General Board, Church of the Nazarene, was held 21-24 February in Overland Park, Kansas. Highlights include:
Raju knew his life was rapidly unraveling. He had gone from being a religious priest serving idols, to building bombs for an underground political party, to fleeing into hiding in the city.
Rachelle "Shelly" Miller is a missionary who serves with her husband, Ronald, on the Africa Region. She recently provided the following report about human trafficking in Madagascar:
William Steinbrook, pastor of Gateway Family Fellowship Church of the Nazarene in Drain, Oregon, passed away on March 2.
Brilla.FM is a new Hispanic radio ministry of the Shine.FM network and Olivet Nazarene University. The station's mission is to collect, organize, and broadcast Christian music of the Spanish culture.
The board of directors of The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon & Knox County awarded Mount Vernon Nazarene University a $30,000 grant for the new Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree program.
Compiled by the General Secretary's Office from district reports, Moving Ministers is a monthly listing of Nazarene ministers in new assignments on the USA/Canada Region.
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: Mali, Africa Region.