Effective Preaching in Nicaragua

On Saturday, August 3 the Nehemiah Center hosted its first training for lay preachers, entitled Eight Elements of Effective Preaching. These eight elements were first introduced during the Vision Table for Preaching Peace this spring, and were very well received by the pastors. During follow-up visits many pastors commented that they wished others in their […]

Fellowship Sundays: learning to build community through potlucks.

One of the goals of the Church Friendship Program at the Nehemiah Center is to provide opportunities for churches to learn from each other. Pastors from Chinandega were able to visit Pella in May 2018, and they continue to testify about the transformative experience they had. What they saw in Pella has inspired them to […]

Preaching Peace

For the second year the Nehemiah Center partnered with Street Psalms to offer the Vision Table. This is a time for pastors and leaders in Managua to gather for discussion, prayer, and visioning over an issue affecting their city. Twenty pastors and leaders gathered at the Nehemiah Center for six-weeks in March and April to […]

United through Prayer

Adolfo Quiroz and his wife, Martha Arcia, have been in ministry for 25 years, and arrived at the Central Church of God in Chinandega in 2009, where they were introduced to the Nehemiah Center through programs about a healthy church, HIV/AIDS, family violence, and marriage conferences. They began the friendship with Faith Church in Pella, […]

Better Churches, Better Neighborhoods

Harold Sanchez is the pastor at New Jerusalem Church in one of the most populated neighborhoods in Managua: Villa Venezuela, it is also one of the most dangerous neighborhoods in the capital city. “Here there is a lot of drugs, many unoccupied youth, lots of robberies and delinquency” describes Pastor Harold. But in this difficult […]

Gilberto & Nuria: A story of transformation

Gilberto Alguera and Nuria Mendiola, husband and wife, are associate pastors at their childhood church, Centro de Fe y Vida Nueva, with Daniel Boniche, former director of the Nehemiah Center as the head pastor. Currently, their roles include taking care of the needs of the church, especially when Pastor Daniel is invited to other churches […]