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The Grace & Peace Magazine App is Here

Grace & Peace Magazine’s brand new app is available in the iTunes Store for you to download...

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The Trajectory Phineas Bresee Gave Us: A conversation featuring Stan Ingersol, Harold Raser, and Andrew J. Wood

Phineas Bresee was a significant Methodist minister in Iowa before he moved to Los Angeles...

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Journey Inward, Journey Outward: Our Heritage of Compassion

The theme of “Journey inward, Journey outward” describes my own experience within the Wesleyan- Holiness tradition. Soon after graduation from Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1962, I was serving as pastor...

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Nazarene Identity: A Panel Discussion

About 30,000 new members join the Church of the Nazarene annually in the United States and Canada. They come from a variety of denominational and religious backgrounds (such as Methodist, Baptist, Lutheran, etc.)...

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No Cross, No Crown: Phineas Bresee and the Self - Emptying Way to Holiness

In August 1885, things were looking up for Phineas Bresee. More than a year earlier, after a series of crises in Iowa had decimated Bresee’s finances and ministry plans, he received a charitable gift that opened the way...

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Phineas Bresee and the Women of the Church of the Nazarene

Nazarene women clergy represent a long tradition of women preachers in the Wesleyan-Holiness Movement. Methodist women preached shortly after Methodism was born...

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DISCUSSION: The Trajectory Phineas Bresee Gave Us

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ARTICLE: Journey Inward, Journey Outward

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PANEL DISCUSSION: Nazarene Identity

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ARTICLE: No Cross, No Crown

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ARTICLE: Phineas Bresee and the Women of the Church of the Nazarene

 
 
 
     
     
 

Featured Articles

  • Not What I Planned On: A Pastor’s Thoughts on the Difficult Intersection of Urban and Bi-Vocational Ministry

    not-what-i-planned-onIn referring to his particular church in Los Angeles, as well as Church of the Nazarene buildings in general, Phineas Bresee once said, "We want places so plain that every board will say welcome to the poorest."1 Statements like this are what first attracted me to the Church of the Nazarene.
    by: Rustin E. Brian

  • Call & Response, Thoughts on Church Planting: Addition or Multiplication?

    addition-or-multiplicationAn African proverb declares, “In the desert there is one crime worse than murder: to know where the water is and not tell others.” Life-giving water has been placed in our hands. Jesus put it no less directly when he said, “From everyone to whom much has been given, much will be required.”
    by: Bill Wiesman

  • The Trajectory Phineas Bresee Gave Us: A conversation featuring Stan Ingersol, Harold Raser, and Andrew J. Wood

    coffeePhineas Bresee was a significant Methodist minister in Iowa before he moved to Los Angeles. His ministry was directed for others, especially the poor and those marginalized by society. At 58, he left a prominent place in Southern California Methodism and established a church that took the name Church of the Nazarene.


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  • The Past, Identity, and Mission: The Need to Reintroduce Phineas F. Bresee

    bryon-m-picA social blunder led to a keen insight for noted church historian David C. Steinmetz. When asked to introduce guests at a party, his memory failed when he got to one attendee. Panic, confusion, and embarrassment ensued, leaving him unable to fulfill his duties. To his chagrin, the guest had to make her own introductions.
    by: Bryon K. McLaughlin

  • My Journey into the Church of the Nazarene

    I grew up across the street from a small Nazarene church, which years later I learned was struggling to survive. As a Roman Catholic kid, the little Nazarene church was just one of many in my city. When I finally walked into a Nazarene church, I was a 19-year-old college sophomore at my best friend’s wedding. I was present because my friend was marrying a Nazarene; he was Roman Catholic too.
    by: Philip R. Hamner

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Olivet Nazarene University – Fruin Holiness Conference

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The Heart of Holiness – Compassion and the Holy Life
February 25-27, 2014

Conference Description
The ONU “Pastor Appreciation Days” event sought to explore the relationship between holiness and compassion, and how compassion is not a peripheral activity of service or generosity, but part of the essential expression of holiness. Several workshops were offered on a variety of topics related to holiness and compassion.

 
     
     
 

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