Melanesia South Pacific

You Shared Scripture and Prayed for Me…and I was Healed!!

Entrance to the Kudjip Hospital in Papua New Guinea. Kudjip, Papua New Guinea: Chaplain Moses Munda was making his routine rounds in the Pediatric Ward at Nazarene Hospital, in Kudjip, in… Read More

** Update – Prayer Requested for Nazarene Leader in Papua New Guinea

*** Update Below - Please pray for Mr. Baru Dirye, the Nazarene Health Secretary for Papua New Guinea at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital. He is having a biopsy of a bone growth to find out if… Read More

7.0 Earthquake Strikes Off Shores of Vanuatu – South Pacific. *** Update from Field

Vanuatu:  A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck off the coast of Vanuatu in the early morning hours (06:33am) local time on Friday, the 29th of April (3:33pm EDT on Thursday 28th of April.) There were preliminary… Read More

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