Yearly Archives: 2019

Children Christmas Party
15 Nov

Christmas Outreach and Relief for Remote Communities in the Philippines

With Christmas fast approaching, our co-workers in the Philippines are busy preparing for celebrations and outreach events, as well as for relief operations that are sadly required all too often in this part of the world that is prone to natural disasters. By sourcing gifts and relief items from local suppliers, instead of sending them from New Zealand, we can not only avoid significant shipping costs and maximise the effectiveness of the programmes but also support the local economy and promote...

Aid for South Malawi
25 Oct

Bring hope to South Malawi after the floods

Pastor Moses in Malawi asks us to pray with him for the Widows Livelihood project, “whereby, we aim at empowering poor women and widows in the South of Malawi in the areas where floods washed everything from people and none has hope for survival. The areas of Chikwawa and Nsanje districts are good for animal production. Pray more goats for Widows. Also pray for our bible school these are local pastors involved in rural missions.” ...

14 Oct

Old Machines Bring New Life

Too old to be used by God? Not for a collection of sewing machines! The old Singer sewing machines were accidentally shipped from Europe to a business in Sanford, Florida. Although the shop owners specialized in re-purposed antique wood and industrial antique machinery, they didn’t have a specific use for the sewing machines, and left five of them sitting out on the showroom floor. That could have been the end of the story. Yet our partners Bill and Dottie Jones had prayed for...

28 May

The Cost of Discipleship

By Joshua Hire, missionary in Peru Recently 14 men and 2 women travelled to the Shawi Discipleship Centre in Peru to learn more about God. They came from 9 different communities in all corners of the jungle. They came by boat, motorcar, walking and in the back of pickup trucks. They came in through the rain and the sun to hear God’s Word. It was a great week. We ate and fellowshipped together, played soccer, and spent many hours together in...

Typhoon Usman flooding
04 Jan

State of Calamity in Oriental Mindoro

Pastor Danny Macuha reports that a ‘State of Calamity’ has been declared, following Tropical Depression Usman, in the areas of Naujan, Baco, Calapan City, Socorro, Pinamalayan, Pola, Bongabong, and Bansud in Oriental (East) Mindoro, The Philippines. Most of the photos below were sent to him by pastors and friends in the region. Danny writes: “Please continue to pray Mindoro. To much damaged in infrastructure, rice field. and houses. Some road are not passable. some was stay in evacuation centre. Many churches was...

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