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)
Global Mission Director Dr. Verne Ward told the 2015 Africa Regional Convention that the church's goal is for there to be zero people groups who do not have a Christian witness among them.
“We cannot get comfortable right where we are," he said. "We have to identify with those who are unreached."