Entries by Monica Carr

Feasting with Orphans

–by Vidal Cole Background As a result of the outbreak of the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone, twenty-two children in the Wellington and Sima Town area, situated in the east end part of Freetown, were left helpless and homeless as they lost their parents and relatives to the virus. The children are presently cared for […]

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 to sweat when he entered the Holy of Holies. Sweat is a sign of work and God wants us to enter into His rest. What […]

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 church in various trades including: tailoring, carpentry, motorcycle mechanics, brick laying, computers, patent medicine, hair dressing/barbering, refrigeration and air conditioning repair. Forty-eight volunteer trainers responded […]

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 Saturday, the 7th of November, the World Health Organization (WHO) said that 42 days (the length of two incubation cycles of the deadly virus) had […]

West Africa Leadership Conference—Accra

–Monica Carr Leaders representing 12 countries in West Africa met in Accra, Ghana, Oct. 4-8th for training, to share testimonies of God’s faithfulness, to pray, to develop a common vision and to fellowship. Highlights of the conference included a graduation ceremony in Ghana of 12 pastors from Nazarene Theological Institute and an ordination service of […]

West Field Coordinator shares Holiness Message at East/Central Field Regional Conference

–Monica Carr Africa West Field Strategy Coordninator, Reverend Daniel Gomis, joined other speakers and more than 600 participants from the region and beyond at the Africa Regional conference in Nairobi, Kenya held at Africa Nazarene University from August 16th-21st. Sunday morning, Nazarene Theological Seminary president, Dr. Carla Sunberg challenged listeners to change the world for […]

Churches Care for Children Orphaned by Ebola

–by Holly Beech  (www.africanazarene.org/out-of-africa) WEST AFRICA – The Ebola outbreak left in its wake thousands of orphans who are now trying to navigate life without their parents. Nazarene churches in two of the most affected countries, Sierra Leone and Liberia, are weaving together a safety net to help some of these children stay in school […]

Well-drilling bring fresh water, gospel message to West African villages

–Holly Beech  (www.africanazarene.org/out-of-africa) SENEGAL – A team of well drillers led by Rev. Tim Eby, the Nazarene Church’s district superintendent in Senegal, has touched the lives of thousands of people in West Africa by bringing a fresh water source and the message of Jesus Christ to thirsty villages. The well-drilling ministry, EmmanuWell Ministries Africa, has […]

Fullah Family Finish Quarantine

–Reverand Vidal Cole,  Freetown It is with great joy that I write to inform you that Pastor James Fullah and his family have completed their quarantine period and they have been declared Ebola free. Glory to God! He is faithful and worthy to be praised. As you may recall, after the death of Mrs. Isatu […]