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Earthquake in Mindanao – How You Can Respond

The affected area in Tulunan North Cotabato and neighboring provinces in Mindanao, Philippines. On the 29th of October, a 6.6 magnitude earthquake struck the municipality of Tulunan, on the southern Philippine… Read More

Adeline Lois Preuss Owens, Missionary to Korea, Passes Away at 89

Adeline Lois Preuss Owens, wife of General Superintendent Emeritus Dr. Donald D. Owens, who served the Lord as a pioneer missionary to the Republic of Korea, and also as a missionary to the Philippines, who… Read More

New Zealand Church Planter Passes Away at 53

After 10 days in a coma in an Auckland, New Zealand hospital, Rev. Alofagia Eli-Nofoa, Pastor of the Blazing Torch Nazarene Fellowship church plant in South Auckland, went to be with the Lord on 2… Read More

First Woman Ordained in the Philippines Passes Away

Rev. Ricareda “Rica” Verceles Valuenzuela, a retired pastor who was the first woman to be licensed to preach and later to be ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines and the first… Read More

Eleanor Cunningham Passes at Age 95

Eleanor W. Cunningham, 95, of Asbury Methodist Village, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA, went to be with the Lord on August 12, 2019. She was the mother of Dr. Floyd Cunningham of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary in… Read More

Nazarenes Around the World Respond to Christchurch Shootings With Love

Prof. Graystone in the image circulated on Twitter After shootings at two mosques in New Zealand took nearly 50 lives, many people shared love for Muslims around the world. Andrew Graystone, a… Read More

A Brief Response to the Tragedy in Christchurch

As members and friends of the Church of the Nazarene in New Zealand, we are shocked and dismayed at the senseless violence committed in Christchurch on March 15. Our hearts are heavy with sadness. We… Read More

Dr. Ronald Beech, Professor Emeritus from APNTS, Passes Away

Our warmest and deepest condolences are extended to the family, friends and former students and colleagues of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary Professor emeritus and founding faculty member Dr. Ronald Ward Beech (APNTS 1983-1993), who went… Read More

Honoring Rev. Andy Valenzuela: The First Filipino District Superintendent

On March 17, 1933, in Tabuyoc, Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines, Andres Castro "Andy" Valenzuela was born to parents Francisco “Ecoy” Valenzuela (1904-December 2002) and his wife Marina “Maring” Valenzuela. Two years later, Andy became the elder… Read More

Earthquake and Tsunami Shakes Indonesia – UPDATE

Palu, Indonesia. On September 28, the people of Palu, Indonesia were beginning their weekend on the beach preparing for a festival. No one expected the 7.5 earthquake which triggered a tsunami that has killed over… Read More