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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


ARTICLE: Journey Inward, Journey Outward


PANEL DISCUSSION: Nazarene Identity


ARTICLE: No Cross, No Crown


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


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    breseeNot everyone can say they have pastored the same church as Phineas Bresee, but Ron Benefiel is one of the few. Benefiel served as pastor of the First Church of the Nazarene in Los Angeles, a multi-congregational and multi-ethnic church, from 1982 to 1996. During that time, he also founded and served as the executive director

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  • What Should We Glean from Phineas F. Bresee?

    When the belongings of C. S. Lewis went up for auction, both Wheaton and Westmont colleges purchased wardrobes from the estate. From that time forward, there has been a good-natured debate between the two schools as to which one owns the particular wardrobe that inspired Lewis’ vision of a passage to Narnia.

    by: T. Scott Daniels
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    povertyWhen you see poverty weighing people down, do you want to run out and do something immediately? For those of us who answer yes, the Bible has 2,000 verses affirming that desire. Yet before we rush to start programs, there are a few questions to consider.
    by: Beth Clayton Luthye

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

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    by: Bryon K. McLaughlin

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

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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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