Melanesia South Pacific

Father of Asia-Pacific Missionary Passes – Please Pray

Calvin Wayne Bucher, the father of missionary Dave Bucher, passed away in DeSoto, Texas on April 27 at the age of 87. Dave Bucher writes of his father: “Daddy was brought up in the Free… Read More

Tremendous Impact At 9th Melanesia Nazarene Youth Conference Crusade

We have two Nazarene Youth Conferences in our Region this year. One will be happening next week in the Philippines, and one happened at the beginning of the year in Papua New Guinea. Here's a… Read More

Western Side of “Ring of Fire” Rocked by Earthquakes – Please Pray!

Asia-Pacific Region:  Multiple significant earthquakes and subsequent aftershocks rocked the western side of the Asia-Pacific Ring of Fire Thursday, April 14th. Vanuatu (6.4), Myanmar (6.9), and Japan (6.2) have been the most heavily affected in… Read More

CDC Issues Zika Virus Travel Notice for Fiji

Fiji:  The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) posted a Zika Virus travel notice for Fiji on April 4. Read: CDC Adds Fiji to Interim Travel Guidance Related to Zika Virus [caption id="attachment_11245" align="alignleft"… Read More

Some wounds will heal…some…never will… NCM Update from Fiji.

Fiji, South Pacific:  The effects of tropical cyclone Winston are widespread on Fiji’s island of Viti Levu. In our time of driving to circumnavigate the five hundred kilometers of island, hour after hour we passed… Read More

Prayer Update on Rev. Harmon Schmelzenbach, Sr

Prayer Mobilization Line:  We’ve prayed recently for retired missionary Harmon Schmelzenbach. His wife, Beverly, says that due to the progression of Harmon’s Parkinson’s disease, he has been moved to a nursing home and the move… Read More

Amazing Missions Offering from Highlands of Papua New Guinea!

Papua New Guinea:  According to Nazarene Missions International (NMI) Fast Facts, in 2015,  706 missionaries and 327 missionary kids were deployed from 50 world areas (including 302 long-term Mission Corps volunteers). Incredible!  Fifty world areas… Read More

Fiji Cyclone Winston Update – Day 12

Fiji: As many in the world watch the political landscape, the Pacific Islanders of Fiji are dealing with a much different landscape.  They are picking up the pieces after the strongest cyclone in Fiji's history… Read More

What is Work and Witness Worth?

Papua New Guinea: It’s all there in the name, “Work and Witness!" Teams that come to do work and to witness to who Christ is. Some people question the pragmatics of spending so much money… Read More

Prayer Needed for Budget Crisis at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital

Papua New Guinea:  Prayer is requested for Nazarene Health Ministries in Papua New Guinea (PNG),  and health care across Papua New Guinea, as a significant budget crisis looms. The nation of PNG is in a… Read More