Fields & Countries

First Woman Ordained in the Philippines Promoted to Glory

Rev. Ricareda “Rica” Verceles Valuenzuela, a retired pastor who was the first woman to be ordained in the Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines and the first Asian representative to the General NWMS Council… Read More

Discipleship Summits Held In The Philippines

One of the Asia-Pacific Region’s priorities is Ongoing Discipleship. One way that the region is achieving this goal is to use small group ministries as a way to disciple Nazarenes throughout Asia and the Pacific.… Read More

Nazarene Church Hosts AIDS Seminar

The GMA Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines hosted a seminar to promote HIV/AIDS awareness. In the past six years, the Philippines has become the country with the fastest-growing HIV epidemic in Asia and… Read More

APNTS on Wheels in Mandalay

Dr. Dick O. Eugenio, current Academic Dean of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary (APNTS), opened the school’s newest Master of Ministry off-site center in Mandalay, Myanmar by teaching two back-to-back courses on July 1-12. This is… Read More

Combined Work & Witness Team Serves in Thailand

Recently a combined Work & Witness team from Lubbock, Texas and São Paulo, Brazil traveled to Korat, Thailand to share the love of Christ and assist with the work at Baan Jai Di (House of… Read More

LoveWorks Team from PLNU Serves in Philippines

There are many words that can be used to describe the experiences of the LoveWorks team from Point Loma Nazarene University, but the word “compassion” best embodies the three weeks that the team spent in… Read More

Asia-Pacific Region and APNTS Welcome Rev. Eileen Ruger

Rev. Eileen Ruger, who served as a Field Strategy Coordinator (FSC) for the Church of the Nazarene, will join the APNTS faculty as a Professor in Intercultural Studies and Missions in the coming academic year… Read More

Asia-Pacific Region Welcomes New Team Members

Rev. Kafoa Muaror and wife Aggie This June, the Asia-Pacific Region welcomed new team members who are stepping into vital strategic roles. Rev. Dr. Kafoa Muaror and his wife Aggie have… Read More

The Church on the Move in Mongolia

The Church of the Nazarene is growing in Mongolia. One of the newest churches there is in the city of Darkhan. In that city on June 2, the first service was held at Shirenor Church… Read More

Regional Discipleship Council Meets to Plan Regional Strategy

The regional discipleship council met in a key city in Asia, May 7-9, to review and plan their strategy for discipleship ministry. Regional Discipleship Coordinator Rev. John Eun Yup Kim encouraged the council members to… Read More