Monthly Archives: February 2014

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Kenya: Pastor Murdered

“Assistant Pastor Lawrence Kazungu Kadenge was murdered in the early morning hours of Feb. 2 while guarding the Glory of God Ministries Church in Mombasa.”   Read More

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Spain church overcomes cultural barriers

“Jorge credits his church’s comparative success in reaching the Spanish to two things: the members don’t perceive one another as immigrants or natives but simply as brothers and sisters, and the congregation has taken an active concern in building intentional … Continue reading

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Pakistan: Young Believers Killed

Sometimes children are able to see truth in unencumbered, refreshing ways. Jesus loved children, and even challenged his followers to “receive the kingdom of God as a little child.”  Read More

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NCM forming direction in anti-trafficking movement

“While Nazarene Compassionate Ministries (NCM) has a long history in serving as the conduit for much of the Nazarene denomination’s broader social justice work around the world, recently it has been turning greater attention to the growing abolition movement and … Continue reading

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2013 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 4,000 times in 2013. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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China: Three Prisoners Released

“Three of the 12 Nanle County Christian Church members who have been imprisoned since mid-November 2013 have been released, but their pastor still faces a criminal trial on Feb. 12. The three women, Zhao Xiping, 47; Yang Miling, 40; and … Continue reading

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Bucharest congregation integrates trafficking survivors into the life of the church

Open Door – a shelter for trafficked young women in Romania – opened a year ago, through the leadership of Monica, a Nazarene church leader in Bucharest. The new shelter is currently home to five women in their 20s, all … Continue reading

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The Ugly Truth Behind The Super Bowl And Sex Trafficking

“In less than a week, New Jersey will be hosting the Super Bowl, and along with welcoming enthusiastic fans, the state also is preparing for a likely influx of both domestic and international traffickers,” said Smith, co-chairman of the Congressional … Continue reading

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