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Christianity in Times of Calamity: Lessons from Habakkuk

“Calamity” (from the Latin calamitate) or the word “catastrophe” mean public disgrace, or even scourge. Public calamity refers to an abnormal situation provoked by disasters that cause damage and loss on a large scale.  Such tragedies involve a substantial commitment from governments and the society at large to respond quickly in midst of panic and [...]

2020-04-01T17:20:19-06:00April 1st, 2020|Articles, COVID-19|

4 tips to help us come out of the crisis victoriously

2 Kings 6:17 "And Elisha prayed, “Open his eyes, Lord, so that he may see.” Then the Lord opened the servant’s eyes, and he looked and saw the hills full of horses and chariots of fire all around Elisha." In order to survive a crisis and come out victoriously from it, making adjustments to our way of thinking is [...]

2020-04-01T14:54:01-06:00April 1st, 2020|Articles, COVID-19|

Hope and prayer

Even though these are challenging times, this past weekend was a blessing in the Church of the Nazarene, as worship services from around the world were broadcast through live stream or by video. Many churches reported reaching more people than ever before with the hope of Jesus Christ. People who would not normally feel comfortable [...]

2020-04-01T12:04:22-06:00April 1st, 2020|COVID-19, News|

Damasco, a new Church of the Nazarene in Chamisún, Guatemala

February 15 was a very special day for the Chamisún community in the north of Guatemala, as the organization of the Damasco Church of the Nazarene was celebrated with 80 members in full communion. At said celebration the church board, ministers, and pastor, Mr. Rodrigo Cuz Can, were installed. Damasco is the 108th Church of [...]

2020-03-20T16:28:58-06:00March 20th, 2020|News, North Central|

A pastoral letter to our global Nazarene family

To our global Nazarene family, So much has changed in such a brief time. Our daily news cycle is filled with reports of the global COVID-19 pandemic. Government leaders, medical professionals, researchers, and scientists are diligently working to stem the tide of the contagion and to protect the citizens of their countries. We have all [...]

2020-03-20T14:02:04-06:00March 20th, 2020|News|