Asia-Pacific

Nazarene presence officially recognized in Singapore

by By Dave Hane on 10/11/2017In late 2005, then Regional Director Rev. Verne Ward began to explore the possibility of moving the Asia-Pacific Regional Office from Manila, Philippines, to Singapore. Located just off the southern...

The tweet that fed 180 people

by By Chris Lewis on 10/12/2017“The Word became flesh and blood, and moved into the neighborhood” – John 1:14a, The Message A Nazarene in Germany posted a challenge on Twitter, and as a result, over 180 homeless people were fed...

A church led by children

by By Dave Hane on 09/26/2017What do you imagine when you think of "children’s church"? Most people picture a group of children being led in worship and other activities by adults. But the GMA Church of the Nazarene in Cavite,...

Nazarene work in Mongolia officially recognized by denomination

by By Richard Gammill on 09/25/2017In 2017, the Church of the Nazarene officially recognized the presence of the Nazarene church in Mongolia, where God has been growing a team of international Nazarenes who have faithfully helped to...

Video: The invested life

by By Asia-Pacific Region Communications on 08/09/2017 Bill McCoy sensed a call to medical missions more than 30 years ago through the influence of John Crouch. Today, Bill serves at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea alongside Mark, John’s...

What churches should know: Protecting their missionaries

by Bob Klamser on 06/19/2017Not too many years ago, one of the major tasks of the missions pastor (or missions committee) of a local church was to find as many ways as possible to tell the story of the church’s missionaries. We...

Video: Artist on a mission

by Asia Pacific Region Communications on 04/20/2017  After Enoch Tee found the Lord and left his life of drugs with the help of his pastor, he felt called to become an art teacher in the slums of the Philippines. Now he reaches for Jesus through...

International Myanmar church planting leads to expanded theological education

by Michelle McLane and Gina Pottenger on 04/10/2017Khunjar’s mother always wanted her daughter to go into Christian ministry. But her mother died before she could see her dream come true. Khunjar (right in photo) had been preparing for full-time...

Diaspora of believers from Myanmar leads to cross-cultural church partnerships

by Michelle McLane and Gina Pottenger on 04/07/2017Seeds of the gospel were planted by the first American Christian missionary to Myanmar’s ethnic minority Chin people in the 1800s. Those seeds are bearing fruit in major U.S. cities, Thailand and...

A new name

By Steph Doenges on Nov 1, 2010 Dai, a young mother in Papua New Guinea, battled for her life and that of her twins against a daunting array of complicated health problems. Dr. Steph Doenges (...

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