Category Archives: Caribbean

Doing Missions Well: Paul Orjala and Indigenization


“…Indigenization in a church, in community development or even in the world of commerce means local people taking something from outside their culture and making it truly their own…”   Read More Advertisements

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Gamertsfelder Mission Centre opens to welcoming crowds in Frome, Jamaica


On March 21, at 5 p.m., hundreds gathered to celebrate the grand opening of the new Gamertsfelder Mission Centre in Frome, Jamaica.  Local churches, schools, police, firefighters and government officials joined Nazarenes and the center’s namesake himself, optometrist Dr. Paul … Continue reading

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Largest Nazarene church in Haiti dedicated after years of saving, struggling


About 100 miles north of Port-au-Prince, more than 3,500 people attended the January 27 dedication service for the largest Nazarene church in Haiti.   Read More

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Cuba: The Faceless Enemy


The Truth about Persecution in Cuba Much has been written and said about the new season of openness for Christians in Cuba. But those who are able to speak freely say that the persecution is still there, though it is … Continue reading

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Imago dei – in the Image of God


Meet my grand daughter, Taylor. Taylor is part of a family that loves her (not least of all, me).  She has a mom and dad who she loves, and who love her, and a little brother who she also loves … Continue reading

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Persecuted for 20 Years, Cuban Pastor Calls for U.S. to Respond


WASHINGTON D.C. (Worthy News)– Cuban church leaders recently asked the U.S. government to put their country on its list of the worlds worst violators of religious freedoms. The leaders addressed the Congressional International Religious Freedom Caucus and the Commission for … Continue reading

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Cuban Religious Leaders Beg for Help


A delegation of Cuban church leaders has called on the US government to add Cuba to its Countries of Particular Concern (CPC) list as one of the world’s worst violators of religious freedom. The delegation, hosted by Christian Solidarity Worldwide … Continue reading

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Cuba: Pastor Gude Perez refused exit visa as family faces indefinite separation


The Cuban government continues to refuse to issue an exit visa to protestant Pastor Omar Gude Perez, nine months after his family was first offered asylum by the United States (US). The rest of the family, who have already been … Continue reading

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Suspected child trafficker faces court


Hyacinth Ford-Dryden, the woman suspected in the trafficking of several Jamaican children to the United States, appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court yesterday. After being denied bail by Senior Resident Magistrate Judith Pusey, Ford-Dryden was ordered to be … Continue reading

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Church Planters Target Cuba With Baseball Ministry


You may not have heard about this ministry before, but it’s having a profound impact on the church and government leadership in Cuba. Global Baseball is a ministry that’s dedicated to using baseball as a way to spread the gospel … Continue reading

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