Monthly Archives: May 2011

Missionary Profile – Mitchell & Marnie Modine

The Modines serve on the Asia-Pacific region.  Mitchel is professor of Old Testament at Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary. Marnie serves in the Asia-Pacific regional office. Her responsibilities are statistics and other regional records. Mitchel and Marnie met in the Philippines … Continue reading

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N. Ireland MP warns Christians being persecuted in UK by secularist state

by Hilary White, Rome Correspondent WESTMINSTER, May 30, 2011 ( – Christians are under attack around the world in the 21st century and it was ideological atheistic regimes, not Christianity, that committed the worst anti-human atrocities of the 20th, said … Continue reading

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India: Church construction stopped in capital

A group of people from a fanatical religious group shut down a church construction project in Delhi, India, on May 20. The building was near completion with only a few finishing touches remaining when the leader of the anti-Christian group … Continue reading

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Muslim Mob Besieges Egyptian Church

Reported by James Heiser, New American In the latest display of the intolerance of Islam, Muslims in Egypt are trying to block the reopening of a Coptic church until the church’s dome and cross have been removed. St. Mary and … Continue reading

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Jesus Film – Ministry Needs

The Jesus Film ministry has been an extremely effective tool for spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ.  The ministry was formed in 1997 between Campus Crusade for Christ and the Church of the Nazarene.  It is essentially a lay ministry … Continue reading

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Politician Warns U.K. Christians Are Being Persecuted

British Christian M.P. David Simpson has raised his concern over the treatment of Christians in the United Kingdom and around the world in a debate in the House of Commons this week. Christian Today:  The DUP politician told ministers that … Continue reading

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Update: Midwest tornadoes kill more than 150; hundreds of Nazarenes respond

Thursday, May 26, 2011 Joplin, Missouri By NCN News Staff   A massive tornado swept through southwest Missouri Sunday evening, hammering a hospital, destroying 2,000 homes and buildings, killing at least 132 people, and injuring 750 more. The Associated Press … Continue reading

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Missionary Profile – Rusty & Diane Robbins

Rusty was born in Houston, Texas but spent his early years in Illinois. Thanks to his father’s job with IBM he also has fond memories of living in Okinawa, Japan. Rusty is a graduate of Southern Nazarene University (SNU) with … Continue reading

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An opportunity to help shape global ministry

Task force seeks input from church leaders worldwide Wednesday, May 25, 2011 Global Ministry Center By NCN News Staff A General Board appointed task force seeks input from church leadership worldwide as it evaluates the future roles of several ministries … Continue reading

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Algerian Christian Given Five Year Prison Sentence for Blasphemy

(Posted by International Christian Concern) Washington, D.C. (May 27, 2011) – International Christian Concern (ICC) has learned that an Algerian Christian was sentenced to five years imprisonment for blasphemy in Oran on Wednesday after sharing his Christian faith with a … Continue reading

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