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Jordan Nazarenes reach out to families in need during COVID-19 pandemic

As the Church of the Nazarene finds ways to respond during the COVID-19 pandemic, the church in Jordan is teaming up with Nazarene Compassionate Ministries to distribute food “packages of hope” to those who are struggling due to the ripple effect of the pandemic. The Jordan District, on the Eurasia
08 Apr 2020
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Middle East church planter, district superintendent passes away

Habib Alajaji, pastor and district superintendent, passed away 14 October at the age of 80. Alajaji was born into a Christian family in 1937 in Aleppo, Syria. After finishing at Ebenezer Bible School in 1960, he served in an evangelistic center in Beirut, Lebanon, until he was ordained in 1970.
18 Oct 2018
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Nazarenes care for displaced children through Christmas Project

For children who have been displaced by conflict, the list of lost things can be long: home, consistent education, friends, stability, and sometimes even family members. Add to that other factors such as hunger, sickness, and isolation, and it’s clear that children caught in conflict are truly
06 Oct 2017
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Eurasia Nazarenes share experiences at GA, regional sites

Eurasia Regional Director Arthur Snijders speaks at the Global NMI Convention. On 23 June, Eurasia Regional Director Arthur Snijders shared stories of how local churches across Eurasia are rising to meet challenges like secularism, poverty, and the influx of refugees through the love of Christ when
28 Jul 2017
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Middle East church shares its heart with refugees

Aerial view of a refugee camp. Christians often talk about “neighbors” almost in the abstract, in response to Jesus’ command to His followers to love their neighbors the same way they love themselves. For a Church of the Nazarene in Jordan, loving their neighbors is not just figurative or symbolic.
07 Mar 2017
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Life of missionary, educator Gordon Johnston celebrated

Retired missionary Gordon Johnston passed away May 27. He was 77. Gordon and his wife, Pat, served the Church of the Nazarene in missions for 34 years in Lebanon, Jordan, and Papua New Guinea before retiring in June 2003. Gordon was an ordained minister, holding a bachelor’s degree from Pasadena
03 Jun 2016
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Jordan youth's original drama leads to salvations

The youth of Al Ashrafieh Church of the Nazarene in Amman, Jordan, wrote, directed, and starred in a drama about love, performing it for a packed house of 600 people at a rented venue 29 April. The play, titled “The Pride of the Story,” depicted a conflict between love and pride in which an atheist
25 May 2016
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Ministry of presence: Church continues refugee response in Balkans

Photos by Brandon Sipes As the war in Syria continues to destroy cities and as conditions in refugee camps in Jordan , Lebanon, and Turkey worsen, scores of refugees continue to make their way toward Europe. Just this year more than 135,000 refugees and migrants have traveled from Turkey to Europe
31 Mar 2016
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Idaho church uses Skype call to connect to Jordan refugee ministry

Khalil (second from left) and Randa Halaseh (far right) with their daughters. On a recent Sunday morning, the congregation of First Church of the Nazarene in Moscow, Idaho, USA, was treated to an unusual service: a Skype video interview with Khalil and Randa Halaseh, pastor couple for the Al
23 Mar 2016
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Jordan churches welcome refugees

Nazarene churches in Jordan have been providing a place for refugees to receive love, respect, and service for the last four years. In fact, those three words are what the entire ministry is based on, according to Pastor Khalil, who serves a Nazarene congregation in Amman, Jordan. Many of the
19 Feb 2016
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