A young man in Lebanon had lost hope for his future when he learned a devastating secret, and a friend tragically died. He spiraled into addiction until a caring Nazarene pastor stepped into his life.

Marcelo Fretes rejected God for a life of drugs and alcohol. After suicide attempts, Marcelo finally accepted God’s love and gained the peace he desperately sought.

On the local, district, regional and global levels, we must be prayerfully asking: Is what we are doing and how we are doing it consistent with the objective of making Christlike disciples in the nations?  

Bill McCoy sensed a call to medical missions more than 30 years ago through the influence of John Crouch. Today, Bill serves at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea alongside Mark, John’s son.

In Democratic Republic of the Congo, where a widespread societal challenge is to educate children, Nazarene churches have opened more than 100 schools in their communities.

Youth in Tuxtla, Mexico, hosted the first Disrupting Our City event. More than 100 young people gathered to fellowship, serve the community, and share the hope of Christ.

After sending their daughter and her family out as missionaries, one couple was surprised when God called them, too.

"The man or woman at home who prays often has as much to do with the effectiveness of the missionary on the field, and consequently with the results of his or her labors, as the missionary."  -- R.A. Torrey     

For many missionaries, one of the greatest sources of danger is the information that families, friends, and yes, churches, post online about them.

A church in Scotland is replanted -- and growing -- after district leadership sensed God was not done with this congregation, and a young pastor agreed to take on the challenge.


Southeast Asia Nazarene Bible College opens Indianapolis extension center

Southeast Asia Nazarene Bible College opens extension center in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. When Ray McCrary came to Indianapolis, Indiana, Southside Church of the Nazarene in 2012, he quickly realized the challenges of pastoring an aging white congregation in a community undergoing rapid social change.“If we were to continue ministering to the south side of Indianapolis, we had to become multicultural,” McCary said.