A couple’s call to mission, and the Church of the Nazarene’s desire to establish its presence in a new country, align in Riga, Latvia.
Carla Taela long nurtured a dream of ministering in England. Now that she is serving in Birmingham, the reality is different from the way she imagined it. And she sees God in it. Originally from Portugal, Carla and her husband, Flavio, were involved with the district’s Con Café coffee shop ministry in Lisbon when they first heard about the Eurasia Region’s M+Power initiative, and about an upcoming mission training in the Netherlands.
After 38 years working in finance for various companies, Wouter Boor was ready for a change. His wife, Emmy, whose background was in nursing and retail, and had been studying theology for several years, was ready, too. In spring 2017, they heard that an M+Power mission training was scheduled for the Netherlands. They had felt an interest in serving cross-culturally, so they attended the weekend orientation event.
M+Power: ‘Love is the number one language’ Anderson Martinez said he was willing to go anywhere he was needed. Well, he was needed to help in Greece, as part of a team serving refugees who had fled violence and civil war in their countries. So he spent his summer break from university [...]
From addiction to freedom Greetings to you in the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. I am Vinay Moses and am from Bangalore city, in the state of Karnataka, India. I want to share my testimony. I was born in a God-loving family of four. My father is a minister of [...]
India church sends two volunteers As a pastor’s daughter growing up in a Naarene church in Bangalore, India, Miriam Vijaya was always drawn toward missions, and to serving as a missionary. Today, that vision is turning into reality. The 26-year-old recently quit her job as an accountant at a France-based multi-national oil [...]
Dutch woman reflects on serving in Jordan The local pastors and churches in Amman, Jordan, have been overwhelmed by the numbers of refugees throughout their communities in need of all kinds of assistance. That’s one reason Amman was named a host site to receive Eurasia volunteers through the region’s M+Power mobilization [...]
M+Power: Nazarenes train in India for mission This summer, 21 potential M+Power volunteers from India and South Asia — along with a group of mentors and trainers — gathered in Bangalore, India, for a Eurasia Mission Orientation (EMO), where the group spent five days discovering what it means to serve crossculturally; [...]
First M+Power training in Büsingen draws 15 There is a place tucked into the arms of the Rhein river, a tiny place with a German name that has been preparing and sending Nazarene young people into the world for the last four decades. Somehow, that little spot in Büsingen dreamed world-changing [...]