Philippine-Micronesia

National Freedom Forum Fights to End OSEC

Manila, Philippines. Online Exploitation of Children (OSEC) is a growing threat in the Philippines. As the world becomes more connected over the web, there are those who use the internet as a medium to force… Read More

Honoring Rev. Andy Valenzuela: The First Filipino District Superintendent

On March 17, 1933, in Tabuyoc, Binalonan, Pangasinan, Philippines, Andres Castro "Andy" Valenzuela was born to parents Francisco “Ecoy” Valenzuela (1904-December 2002) and his wife Marina “Maring” Valenzuela. Two years later, Andy became the elder… Read More

Northern Philippines Devastated by Typhoon

An elementary classroom flooded on the PNC campus. Typhoon Mangkhut, the world’s most intense storm this year, hit the northern tip of the Philippines early Saturday and killed more than 80 people before moving toward Hong… Read More

Shechem Children’s Home Opens as a Refuge for OSEC Victims

Manila, Philippines – On Saturday, September 8, 2018, leadership from the Church of the Nazarene Philippines-Micronesia Field dedicated and launched the Shechem Children’s Home. The Shechem Children’s Home represents the first assessment center in the Philippines… Read More

Pastor of the Philippines Largest Nazarene Congregation Passes

Angelito Agbuya, pastor of Angeles City Church of the Nazarene in the Philippines, passed away 4 September at the age of 67. Throughout his life, Agbuya served the Church of the Nazarene in many capacities, including as… Read More

Upstate New York Ministers with Visayan Nazarene Bible College

Cebu, Philippines. From Upstate New York District to Cebu, Philippines, a Work and Witness team was put to work on the Visayan Nazarene Bible College (VNBC) campus. The members lugged buckets of concrete up flights… Read More

Former Missionary Peter Burkhart Passes Away

Retired missionary Pete Burkhart passed away 1 August at age 91. He and wife, Meryle, served as missionaries in Guyana and the Philippines in addition to pastoring in Washington and Idaho, USA. Meryle (Carrier) Burkhart passed away in April 2017.… Read More

Asia Theological Society Holds Book Signing for APNTS Professor

Dr. Modine signing his commentary on Numbers The Asia Theological Association (ATA) recently held its annual theological consultation in Manila. On the first night of the event, APNTS Professor of Old… Read More

Saipan Hosts Retreat For Women

The Taflingers ministering in Saipan This June, the island of Saipan in Micronesia hosted a women’s retreat. Led by Laura Smith, the event was attended by 11 women. Using the theme… Read More

Philippine Educational Leaders Retreat

On May 19-22, over thirty educational leaders from the Philippines gathered in Baguio to discuss the past, present, and future of education in the Philippines. This was a historic meeting, the first of its kind… Read More