Every year, Nazarene churches are bombarded by numerous VBS programs from other denominations and companies not realizing that there is a VBS curriculum created by Nazarenes for Nazarenes. Before you purchase a VBS resource that may not reflect the Church of the Nazarene’s theology, investigate one created especially for Nazarene children. Here is a brief look at NDI’s VBS offerings for 2024 and 2025.
LC2024 will be held at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Tulsa, Oklahoma. This strategic location in the central United States provides ease of travel from anywhere in the USA/Canada Region. The dates of the conference are from the evening of November 5 through the morning of November 7, 2024.
From September 26-28, NDI held a special orientation training for the newly elected NDI district presidents at the Global Ministry Center. The orientation included presentations by the NDI global staff, NDI educational field coordinators, and regional ministry partners with special presentations by USA/Canada Regional Director Stan Reeder, Research Services Director Rich Houseal, and Nazarene Benefits USA Director of Operations Roger Creeden.
After much prayer and many interviews with many excellent candidates, Nazarene Discipleship International welcomes Rev. Ryan Nelson as our new disability ministry coordinator! This new five-year position, fully funded by a generous gift from the Lilly Endowment, will bless local Nazarene churches with resources and training for this greatly needed ministry to families and their children who struggle with disabilities.