Asia-Pacific

Australian church strives for multicultural congregation

by Kelly Tirrill on 06/25/2012As globalization accelerates and people continue to relocate their lives and families to faraway lands, the local church increasingly finds opportunities for cross-cultural ministry on its very own...

Rice and baptisms in Cambodia

by Ruthie Webb on 05/07/2012 Editor's note: Missionaries Ruthie Webb writes about her husband Phil's recent trip to encourage and assist Nazarene ministry in Cambodia, on the Asia-Pacific Region.   Cambodia, the heart of South...

90 seconds: Doctor has moments to save gunshot victim

by Bill McCoy on 05/02/2012  Kapal hadn’t come to fight, but he walked into the middle of one. Worried about his sister, the 23-year-old Domil villager crossed the boundary between his tribe and the next, where a battle had ...

Missionary Profile: Harmon and Cindy Schmelzenbach

by Engage magazine on 04/22/2012 Harmon and Cindy Schmelzenbach serve as missionaries to the Melanesia and South Pacific fields, which currently include work in the countries of Samoa, American Samoa, The Kingdom of Tonga, Fiji,...

Preventable illness sickens, kills children in Papua New Guinea

by Dr. Erin Meier on 03/26/2012 In the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, kids between the ages of 2 and 6 years old are fighting a battle for their lives and they don’t even know it. For many, the odds are against them.    The...

Faithful prayer transforming Bangkok

by Lisa Lehman on 03/12/2012  In 2 Chronicles 7:14, God says, “If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then will I hear from heaven and will...

Missionary Profile: Jeffrey and Susan Myers

by Engage magazine on 02/20/2012 Jeffrey and Susan Myers arrived in Papua New Guinea in June 2001. Jeff takes care of family, encourages staff at the Nazarene mission station, and is working on classes toward ordination through...

Under His Sky: Belinda Allder's story

by Engage magazine on 02/05/2012We are talking with Belinda, or “BJ,” Allder, a Nazarene missionary from Sydney, Australia, who has served in Thailand for seven years. The 33-year-old has battled cancer for the past 2 ½ years. BJ...

Changing and enduring: Missions in the 21st century

by Chris Troutman on 01/24/2012At school in Kansas City, I worked under a Korean missionary called to America. I volunteered at a church that reached out to the Chinese community through ESL (English as a Second Language) lessons—...

Man survives gunshot wound, finds new life in Christ

by Erin Meier on 01/15/2012 With a gunshot wound to the neck but miraculously still conscious, Kalap was rushed to the Nazarene hospital in Papua New Guinea where missionary doctors not only tried to save his life, but his...

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