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Missionaries accepted as family in foreign country

After years of fighting a call to missions, Njeri and Evans finally took a leap of faith in obedience to God. They left Kenya to serve as missionaries in Ghana, where God provided a new loving support system like the one they were reluctant to leave behind in their home country. Njeri was always
28 Mar 2019
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Kenya woman finds acceptance, opportunity at Africa Nazarene University

Maria Njeri, an Africa Nazarene University alumnus from Kikuyu, Kenya, was born with cerebral palsy. She first realized she was different in primary school when she was faced with a barrage of questions about her condition. Her family was there for her through the bullying, and they encouraged her
23 Jan 2019
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NBC donates 50,000 books to Africa universities

Recently, Nazarene Bible College in Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA, went to a fully online format. This change meant that there was a library full of books that needed to find a new home. Some were kept at Nazarene universities in the USA, but 50,000 books remained without a home. Christian
20 Sep 2017
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East Africa churches give food to hungry

As a hunger crisis continues in east Africa, the Church of the Nazarene is providing food for those in need. With the combined support of congregations in affected areas and others around the world, local churches in east Africa are working to provide food aid to more than 5,750 vulnerable
13 Jun 2017
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Africa Nazarene University elects new vice chancellor

The Africa Nazarene University Council announced the appointment of Stanley Makhosi Bhebhe as the incoming vice chancellor. Bhebhe’s election is the culmination of an extensive search that began last August, headed by ANU’s Board and Vice Chancellor Search Committee. The election follows the
11 May 2017
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Churches respond to food crisis in East Africa

Extreme drought, violent conflict, and scarcity have created a food crisis that is making it nearly impossible for people in East Africa to get the food they need to survive. Famine has already been declared in South Sudan . Severe drought in other countries, including Kenya , Ethiopia , and Somalia
17 Mar 2017
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Gerphas Oure passes away

Gerphas Oure, superintendent of the Kenya Central District, passed away 21 February after a long battle with cancer. Greg Crofford, a missionary to Kenya, shared a recent memory of Oure. "At the district assembly a few weeks ago, I was honored to pray for our D.S. and many gathered around to lay
01 Mar 2017
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Kenya Eastern DS uses TV to reach thousands

On the Kenya Eastern District, Superintendent Augustus Mawia has taken a somewhat unconventional step in order to share the Church of the Nazarene's holiness message. He has taken to the airwaves and can now be seen on TV once a week. Mawia said he connected with the TV station through a friend. The
14 Oct 2016
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Zimbabwe pastor opens extension center, trains next generation of pastors

Zimbabwe West District Superintendent A. Nyoni In 2002, Noah Sibanda graduated from Africa Nazarene University in Nairobi, Kenya, with a master's degree in religion. In August of that same year, Sibanda returned to his home country of Zimbabwe, where Zimbabwe West District Superintendent A. Nyoni
17 Aug 2016
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Africa Nazarene University students reach top 10 in Hult Prize competition

A team of four students from Africa Nazarene University traveled to Dubai last month to compete in the Bill Clinton Hult Prize regional finals . The team, called Taka Smart ("smart waste"), was chosen after winning the intracampus quarterfinals competition, hosted on the university's main campus
14 Apr 2016
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