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Orality is our Reality

--Tim Eby and Ray Neu It’s morning in the middle of the week in the middle of the village. ‘Everyone’ comes to the market today to get what they need…

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Nigeria Southeast–Champion for Missions

The Nigeria Southeast District, Church of the Nazarene, is the first phase three (self-supporting) district on the West Africa field. One advantage of being a phase three district is that…

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Goats Galore–Breeding Hope for Children in Benin

By Monica Carr Moïse Toumoudagou of Pendjari, Benin, in West Africa was only 7 when his father died. As part of a cultural tradition, his aunt gave him a hen…

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The Grand Feast

--Monica Carr Today is Tabaski (in Senegal) otherwise know as Eid al-adha or Eid El Kebir (the grand feast). This morning, at 9:30 am, when I left for my walk…

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A Well for Sissis

--by Brittany Kroeze People often ask how we choose where to drill a well; the truth is every well is different. The story of this particular well starts back in…

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Hope amidst Demise—a New Resource in Dan

--Monica Carr Reverend Tee T. Latahn, Nazarene pastor, school director, and radio host lives in Karnplay, Liberia. He is from the Dan people group and speaks the Dan language. His…

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Nazarenes “Prepare the Way,” Africa Regional Conference, Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire

 --Monica Carr Flags waved, voices rang out in song, and national leaders from countries across West Africa and beyond danced down aisles in colorful traditional attire. In Grand Bassam, just…

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The Midnight Dance

--Jackson Shiblo Nyanway For quite some time now the Lord has been dealing with me to “enter into His rest.” In the Old Testament the high priest was not allowed…

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Youth Empowerment Program—Nigeria

--Monica Carr “Each one Train one” was the slogan that began it all in 2012. The Nazarene Youth Empowerment program in South East Nigeria called for volunteer trainers from the…

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Sierra Leone Declared Ebola Free

--Vidal Cole Sierra Leone has been declared Ebola free, after more than 19 months since the first case of the world’s worst Ebola outbreak was reported in West Africa. On…

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