Stephen, pastor of the South Sudan Church of the Nazarene in Mount Waverley, Australia, recently returned from a trip to South Sudan, where he found that as many as 208 of the Australia church member's family and friends have been killed and another 102 are missing and feared dead.
The refugee situation that has brought more than a million displaced people to the shore of the European Union also brought together 11 Nazarene leaders to explore a unifying compassion strategy.
General Superintendent Gustavo A. Crocker announced the election of Daniel T. Gilmore as superintendent of the Northern Michigan District.
Each year, churches across Malawi gather for Easter celebrations, and this year was no exception despite the region's unprecedented drought throughout the 2015-2016 growing season.
Initiatives & Announcements
Jerry D. Porter delivered the annual Board of General Superintendents' Report during the 93rd Session of the General Board 28 February in Ede, Netherlands.
Nazarene Publishing House continues to move forward with significant innovation in a season of reinvention, including the sale of the administrative offices located on Troost Avenue in Kansas City, Missouri, and the relaunch of Lillenas Publishing Company.
“Nazarenes are among those who have had to flee their countries to escape violent conflict,” the Board of General Superintendents wrote in a letter to the church. “Nazarenes are also among those who have had to flee because faith in Jesus has put their lives in danger. And Nazarenes are among those who have been ministering to refugee families who are seeking safety and hope.”
The Church of the Nazarene, through Nazarene Compassionate Ministries, is hosting a global Compassion Conference July 14-16, 2016. Compassion Conference is a global event designed to bring together church and regional leaders alongside learners and practitioners to equip churches for holistic, transformational ministry.
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