Asia-Pacific

Patients in Papua New Guinea get new hands

by Erin Meier on 12/30/2013Seeing patients without a finger or two is pretty common in Papua New Guinea.  Many folks lose them in injuries with bush knives, or chop them off themselves as a sign of grief when a loved one has...

A father's love

by Erin Meier on 11/26/2013She was walking with her family near her home, through the bush of the Jimi Valley.  She was following closely behind her mom, holding a knife used to collect food from the garden and to prepare...

El amor de un padre

by Erin Meier on 11/26/2013Ella se encontraba caminando junto a su familia en las cercanías de su casa, a través de las malezas del Valle del Jimi.  Ella seguía de cerca a su madre llevando consigo un cuchillo, el cual era...

The first and the last

by Carol Anne Eby on 10/24/2013Missionary retreats provide great opportunities for inspiration, information, fun and fellowship. It is also a time to meet new co-workers, and last fall, Tim Eby (photo left), a missionary from...

Missionary profile: David and Naomi Phillips

by Engage magazine on 09/15/2013David and Naomi Phillips are missionaries living in Bangkok, Thailand, in the South East Asia Field, where they have served since May 2012.   David is the field strategy coordinator for the field, as...

Cuando el llamado es a enviar

by Cindy Schmelzenbach on 08/28/2013Mi padre se venía deteriorando físicamente durante varios años, y finalmente culminó su travesía en el mundo hace unos días. He estado procesando el hecho de que no volveré a verlo—al menos no en...

Missionary profile: Lisa Lehman

by Engage magazine on 08/25/2013 Lisa Lehman has been a missionary in Thailand since 2001. She is the South East Asia Field communications coordinator. She facilitates the development of literature translation projects in eight...

Top reggae band boosts Nazarene work in Philippines

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 08/19/2013In May and June of this year, the Nazarene Church in the Philippines partnered with Christian music’s top reggae band, Christafari, to boost local Nazarene outreach ministries in the Philippines....

E-Readers to train pastors in South Pacific

by Steve Sharp on 07/17/2013The new graduate from theology school steps down from the bus that has brought him home.  Behind him are several years of study, in which he has been challenged; his thinking has changed, the...

Long-time Papua New Guinea leader retires

by Gina Grate Pottenger on 07/11/2013For many, retirement means a well-earned rest, time for traveling and enjoying hobbies and personal pursuits.   For Pastor Taime (left in picture), a long-time pastor, church planter, evangelist, the...

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