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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


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


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  • 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

  • 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
  • Bresee’s Commitment to Multicultural Ministry: A Latino Reflection

    latinoMy ethnicity, my culture, my first and second languages (Spanish/ English), and the place where I was born and raised and where I initially served as a Nazarene pastor (the U.S. Commonwealth of Puerto Rico) makes me appreciative of what Phineas F. Bresee’s (1838–1915) biographers and others have called “his commitment to multicultural ministry.”

    by: Juan Vazquez-Pla
  • Banyan Bresee

    bob-b-picThe first time I stood under the magnificent sprawling canopy of the banyan tree in Fort Myers, Florida, I was mesmerized. Inventors Henry Ford and Thomas Edison built winter homes and laboratories nearby. Harvey Firestone secured the small 4-foot-high tree in India and gave it to Edison as a gift in 1925—both hoping its sap would produce a useful natural rubber, which it failed to do.

    by: Bob Broadbrooks
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The Heart of Holiness – Compassion and the Holy Life
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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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