Melanesia South Pacific

Vanuatu Ordains First Ministers

L to R: District Superintendent Rev. Peter Isaac, Rachel Jereva, Rev. Keithly Jereva, Rev. Meriam Naunga, David Naunga, Pastor Aline Gideon, and Rev. Gideon Sam. A great milestone was hit at… Read More

A Welcome Change of Pace

Dr. Radcliffe (right) with Nurse Pauline (center) and a patient After a long hiatus from providing patient care, I recently returned on a short-term basis to help in our cervical cancer… Read More

Putting in Your Two Cents: The Economy of God

The story of the poor widow is not a parable. It actually happened (and is recorded in both Mark and Luke). It says: “But a poor widow came and put in two very small copper… Read More

Nazarene College of Nursing Participates in Prison Ministry

In June, the Nazarene College of Nursing in Papua New Guinea conducted a ministry trip to Barawaghi Prison. This trip included a time of praise and worship, followed by a sermon from Rev. Andrew Omote.… Read More

Passing the Torch

Dr. Jim Radcliffe served 33 years as a surgeon at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in the Western Highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG). When he spoke in churches during his home assignment tours in the United… Read More

NCM Responds to Need in Papua New Guinea

Monday, March 24th A devastating flood swept through the Jiwaka province in northern Papua New Guinea. Some villages were swept away by the flood waters, and at least three people are determined to have died in… Read More

Former missionary to Solomon Islands passes away

Oklahoma City: Former missionary to the Solomon Islands, Nancy Jane Miller went home to be with her Creator on Friday, March 30, 2018.  She was 66. Nancy Jane Sides Miller was born on November 15,… Read More

From Texas to Vanuatu: God’s Unexpected Call

Jim & Linda Dortch Vanuatu:  It was June 2017 during the General Assembly and Conventions in Indianapolis when Linda “just happened” to sit on a bench in the Asia-Pacific Region booth.… Read More

Healed to Serve

Papua New Guinea: Thirty years ago on a Thursday evening, a young surgeon newly arrived at the Kudjip Hospital station in the heart of the Highlands of Papua New Guinea, was getting ready to bring… Read More

7.5 Magnitude Earthquake Hit Papua New Guinea

Southern Highlands, Papua New Guinea: A magnitude 7.5 earthquake strike Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands province.  This is the strongest earthquake to hit PNG in almost a century.  It has claimed 31 lives so far… Read More