Nazarenes in the News

Nazarenes in the News is a compilation of online news articles featuring Nazarene churches or church members. 

Florida pastor serves same church for nearly 50 years

Bradenton, Florida

(Bradenton Herald, 24 February) He thought he’d be an insurance agent, just like his father. It just wasn’t his passion.

“I would rather sell eternal life insurance than earthly life insurance,” said Herbert McMillian, associate pastor for senior adults at First Church of the Nazarene. “It’s my job to help people find God’s plan for their life and to make it to heaven.”

McMillian, 71, is in a unique situation. He’s been at the same church for nearly 50 years.

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Michigan pastor demonstrates unconditional love

(My City Magazine, 3 April)

Being someone’s hero isn’t something Pastor Tanya Cox set out to do. It just sort of happened for this blue jeans and boots-wearing country girl, the senior pastor at Eastside Church of the Nazarene in Flint. Four days a week, she commutes 30+ miles one way into the inner city from Tuscola County’s Otter Lake to preach, listen, help, and do her absolute best to permanently changes lives – one person at a time.

In fact, she recently revised the church’s mission statement to include such wording. The mission states, “Transforming neighborhoods one person at a time by redeeming lives through Christ, removing obstacles and rebuilding community.”

Whether she’s helping a church member or a stranger on the street, Pastor Cox gives everyone her undivided attention and unconditional love. 

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