Philippine-Micronesia

Tropical Storm Sarika Expected to Make Landfall and Typhoon Status in Philippines

Manila, Philippines: Tropical Storm Sarika is currently off the east coast of the Philippines, tracking westerly.  It is anticipated that it will reach typhoon status in the early morning hours of Saturday, continuing its track over… Read More

VNBC Elects New President

Cebu City, Philippines: It is with great joy as we announce that Visayan Nazarene Bible College (VNBC) has elected Rev. Larnie Sam A. Tabuena as its new president. Rev. Tabuena has excellent educational background in various fields such… Read More

*** UPDATE- Daughter of Missionary Family Hospitalized with Pneumonia – Please Pray!

Manila, Philippines: Please pray for Audrey Riggins, 2 year old daughter of missionaries Scot and Jill Riggins, as she is currently hospitalized in Manila, Philippines, with pneumonia. We praise God that as of today (Sept. 29th)… Read More

Mother of Team Member from the Philippines Passes Away- Please Pray.

Manila, Philippines: The Asia-Pacific Team was deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Adelyn "Dixie" McGinley on September 23, 2016. Dixie was the mother of Sherry Shmidt, who is currently serving at Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary (APNTS)… Read More

Metro Manila Pastor Joins Our Maker

Philippines: It is with deep regret as we received word on the passing of Honorio "Norie" Mateo, Sr, who succumbed peacefully early morning of September 27, 2016. Ptr. Norie was one of the highly respected pillars of the Church of… Read More

Incoming APNTS President Visits Campus

Manila, Philippines: Incoming President of Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary (APNTS) Dr. Bruce Oldham arrived in Manila Tuesday evening and will be staying on campus until next week. Read:Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary Announces New President According to Dr.… Read More

Fire Heavily Damages Church and Parsonage in Southern Philippines

Mindanao East District, Southern Philippines:  It has been a challenging week for the Mindanao East District.  On Monday, September 5th, a fire destroyed the Lupon Church of the Nazarene in Davao oriental.  This comes after the night… Read More

Kim Family Transitions to Micronesia!

Pohnpei, Micronesia: On September 6th, 2016, Philippine Micronesia Field Strategy Coordinator, Rev. Stephen Gualberto, announced that Rev. Timothy and Lydia Kim had arrived safely in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). "We praise the Lord for… Read More

Friday Night Bombing in Davao City Kills 14, Injures 70, Nazarenes Checking In

Davao City, Southern Philippines:  An explosion Friday Night, September 2nd, at the Roxas Night Market, Davao City, Southern Philippines, has resulted in a reported 15 fatalities and as many as 70 injured. Davao… Read More

Philippine Nazarene College Target of Burglary

 La Trinidad, Benguet, Philippines:  Hearts are heavy today as the news has come from Philippine Nazarene College (PNC), that sometime during the evening/morning of Friday, August 19, to Saturday, August 20, unknown subjects made forced entry… Read More