The Board of General Superintendents appointed José E. David Balcázar Medina as the new Peru Central District superintendent after the previous superintendent, Josue Fenco, passed away suddenly.
A community outreach initiative in Correia Pinto, Brazil, lead to nine people accepting Christ. Now, the local Nazarene church is leading a weekly discipleship group with their new Christian neighbors.
Habib Alajaji, a pastor and district superintendent in Lebanon, Syria, and Jordan, passed away 14 October at the age of 80.
Global Mission Director Dr. Verne Ward told the 2015 Africa Regional Convention that the church's goal is for there to be zero people groups who do not have a Christian witness among them.
“We cannot get comfortable right where we are," he said. "We have to identify with those who are unreached."