Prayer Requests

Ben Riggins passes at age 78

The father of missionary and Regional Finance Coordinator Scot Riggins, Ben T. Riggins, 78, died on February 6th in Bethany,… Read More
Nazarenes Respond to Taal Eruption

On January 12, 2020, the Taal volcano in the Philippines began to launch ash into the atmosphere. The volcano, located… Read More
Donald Shmidt, Father of Missionary Lynn Shmidt, Passes Away at 95

The Asia-Pacific Region joins with missionary Lynn Shmidt in mourning the passing of Lynn’s father, Donald. Donald Shmidt went to… Read More
Wayne Modine, Father of Missionary Mitch Modine, Passes Away at 75

The Asia-Pacific Region joins in mourning with missionary Mitch Modine, whose father Wayne passed away on January 4th. He was… Read More
Evangeline Hane, mother of Dave Hane, Passes Away at Age 93

The Asia-Pacific Region joins with the family of Regional Personnel Coordinator Dave Hane in mourning the passing of Dave's mother,… Read More
Earthquake in Mindanao – How You Can Respond, Updated!

Our Nazarene Disaster Response team just concluded their 2nd wave of psychological first aid and support program at Concepcion Elem.… 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… 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… 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… 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,… Read More
Nazarenes Around the World Respond to Christchurch Shootings With Love

[caption id="attachment_17266" align="alignleft" width="415"] Prof. Graystone in the image circulated on Twitter[/caption] After shootings at two mosques in New Zealand took… 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… 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… 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… 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… Read More
Northern Philippines Devastated by Typhoon

[caption id="attachment_16760" align="alignright" width="311"] An elementary classroom flooded on the PNC campus.[/caption] Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s most intense storm this year,… Read More
Earthquake Strikes Japan

[caption id="attachment_16728" align="alignleft" width="415"] A street in Sapporo shown damaged by the earthquake | Kyodo News[/caption] On Thursday, September 6, 2018,… Read More
Pastor of the Philippines Largest Nazarene Congregation Passes

Angelito Agbuya, pastor of Angeles City Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines, passed away 4 September at the age of 67.… Read More
Pioneer in Australian Church Peter Robinson Passes Away

[caption id="attachment_16676" align="alignleft" width="311"] Peter and Enid Robinson in 1984[/caption] Pioneer Australian Pastor Rev. Peter Alfred Robinson, former District Secretary… Read More
Former Missionary Peter Burkhart Passes Away

Retired missionary Pete Burkhart passed away 1 August at age 91. He and wife, Meryle, served as missionaries in Guyana and the Philippines in addition… Read More
Earthquake Strikes Osaka, Japan

[caption id="attachment_16540" align="alignright" width="415"] Photo Credit: Yohei Nishimura / AP[/caption] On the morning of 18 June 2018, an earthquake hit… Read More
Nazarenes Worldwide Mourn With Cuba

On 18 May, a Boeing 737 carrying over 110 people crashed in Cuba. Among those lost were ten Nazarene couples… Read More
Plane carrying 10 pastor couples crashes in Cuba

A Boeing 737 airliner with more than 110 passengers and crew crashed Friday near Jose Marti International Airport in Havana,… Read More
Former missionary to Solomon Islands passes away

Oklahoma City: Former missionary to the Solomon Islands, Nancy Jane Miller went home to be with her Creator on Friday,… Read More


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