The Church of the Nazarene is assisting some of the thousands of people displaced by an armed conflict in the southern Philippines. The ongoing conflict, which began May 23, has displaced nearly 360,000 people — about half of them children.
Before the Commonwealth of Independent States Field launched its new centralized online learning program, many students needed to travel hundreds or thousands of kilometers to attend classes.
Jacques Balibanga recalls the dire situation when the Church of the Nazarene first entered the Democratic Republic of the Congo. (via Engage magazine)