Melanesia South Pacific

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

Update From Fiji After Devastation of Cyclone Winston

Fiji, South Pacific:  The devastating impact made by Cyclone Winston as it swept across Fiji on February 19 and 20, is still just now being fully realized. "Forty-two Fijians now confirmed dead - disaster officials continue to… Read More

State of Natural Disaster…Update from Nazarene Team in Fiji!

Fiji:  In the wake of the Southern Hemisphere's most powerful storm on record crossing directly over Fiji, Friday and Saturday, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has declared a State of Natural Disaster! Credit:… Read More