Missionary Profiles

Location:
Australia New Zealand Field
Jongil and Sunjoo Kim
Deployment: Global Missionary
I was a strong Buddhist before being born again in Christ.  In 1989, I went Australia to study computer engineering for my future. While studying, I was involved in 6 car accidents in 3 years. During this time I seriously thought… more
Australia
Melanesia South Pacific Field
Kafoa and Akanisi Miaror
Deployment: Global Missionary
Papua New Guinea
Melanesia South Pacific Field
Mathew and Tammy Woodley
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
The Woodleys are missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene to Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Kudjip Hospital is located in one of the most remote areas of the world in the rural Highlands of PNG. Initially… more
Papua New Guinea
Sealands Field
Larry & Phyllis
Deployment: Global Missionary
We love doing what God has called us to do.  Our focus is developing leaders with a heart for God and others.  Our goal is 500 new leaders. Larry is Sealands Field Strategy Coordinator.  Phyllis is Field coordinator for literature… more
Indonesia
Philippines Micronesia Field
Larry and Lynne Bollinger
Deployment: Global Missionary
Larry Bollinger has an affinity for jumping in when life gets complicated. Larry put a hammer to the Berlin Wall as it was coming down, worked with the Church in Rwanda as it responded to the genocide, mobilized aid in… more
Philippines
Sealands Field
Shawn and Halley O’Connor
Deployment: Global Missionary
Singapore
Philippines Micronesia Field
Lynnete and Jeremy Page
Deployment: Global Missionary
The Page family has felt the call to cross-cultural ministry since 2015. Jeremy and Lynnette have been serving together in ministry for 10 years as youth pastors, lead pastors, and as volunteer coordinators in domestic missions, ministering to Native American… more
Philippines
Sealands Field
Charity Shonamon
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
Charity is a teacher with the Church of the Nazarene in Singapore. She first began her service in 2016, serving at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital station in Papua New Guinea. She worked in a “one-room schoolhouse” setting as the elementary teacher… more
Singapore
Southeast Asia Field
Jake and Mimi Page
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
We are Jake, Mimi, Zuri and Titus! We believe that the heartbeat of God is Missions! From the beginning when Jake and Mimi met, there is no question that serving the nations was going to be their lifelong family calling!… more
Thailand
Melanesia South Pacific Field
Rebecca Krupp
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
Rebecca is serving as a teacher at Kudjip MK School in Papua New Guinea for the 2020-21 school year. The school is on the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital station, located in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. The Great Commission was… more
Papua New Guinea
Chinese Ministries Field
Myung-Hoon
Deployment: Global Missionary
Sunny “Myung-Hoon” and Lisa “Ji-Young” are regional missionaries in the Church of the Nazarene, Mongolia. They were married in 1996 and have one daughter Jin.  She has been accepted to college where she will study food processing in the bakery… more
Mongolia
Melanesia South Pacific Field
Taylor and Laura Myatt
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
We are Taylor and Laura Myatt, outdoor conservationist and OB/GYN doctor. Our story is founded in family, the community of believers, and the persistent whispering of an eternal God. Our inherited denominational roots in the Nazarene Church led us each… more
Papua New Guinea
Melanesia South Pacific Field
Lukas and Daniella Woltjer
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
We are the Woltjer family: Lukas, Daniella, Benjamin and Josiah. God has called us once again to join in His ministry in the highlands of Papua New Guinea. We are most recently from Zeeland, Michigan. Lukas has a background in… more
Papua New Guinea
Philippines Micronesia Field
Byung-Gi (Timothy) and Hyun-Soon (Lydia) Kim
Deployment: Global Missionary
Byung-Gi (Timothy) and Hyun-Soon (Lydia) Kim are Global missionaries for the Church of the Nazarene. Timothy and Lydia Kim, after serving in the Philippines for 28 years, moved to the Federated States of Micronesia on September 05, 2016.  Since then,… more
Micronesia
Sealands Field
Joe and Cheryl Young
Deployment: Global Missionary
Who We Are Joe and Cheryl Young and their children serve as commissioned Global Missionaries with the Church of the Nazarene in Timor-Leste. How We Serve We are excited to serve in these ways: Spiritual Development Church/District Development Community Development… more
Timor Leste
Japan District
Julie and Brian Woolery
Deployment: Global Missionary
Brian and Julie Woolery began ministry in Okinawa, Japan in January 2010 as pastor of Keystone Church of the Nazarene.  The congregation is made up of US military personnel on Okinawa, as well as some Japanese, and Filipinos. Brian grew up… more
Japan
Sealands Field
John Watton
Deployment: Global Missionary
John graduated from the University of Alberta in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture. He also earned a Masters degree in Biblical Studies in 2014 from the South Africa Theological Seminary. Laurie received a Nursing diploma from the… more
Across Asia-Pacific & Singapore
Southeast Asia Field
Shannon Smith
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
Shannon has been serving in Cambodia since 2018. She spent most of the first two years studying the Khmer language, so she would be able to communicate with the people of Cambodia. She has served as a guide for teams… more
Cambodia
Philippines Micronesia Field
Eileen Ruger
Deployment: Global Missionary
Eileen Ruger is from Redondo Beach, California. She has served at Southern Nazarene University as a mission and theology professor from 2013-3019. She also served as a commissioned missionary for the Church of the Nazarene, assigned to the Asia Pacific Region… more
Philippines
Philippines Micronesia Field
Kevin and Janet Wilkins
Deployment: Sponsored Missionary
Kevin and Janet Wilkins arrived in the Philippines in January of 2018.  After working careers in the power industry and office administration, they felt the call of God to serve in missions.  After years of preparation, God placed them in the Philippines… more
Philippines
Southeast Asia Field
David and Naomi Phillips
Deployment: Global Missionary
David and Naomi Phillips have served in the Church of the Nazarene for nearly 33 years.  Their vision is for Acts 2:42-47 churches who multiply through Southeast Asia and the world reaching the unreached. David came to Christ after getting the… more
Cambodia & Thailand
Melanesia South Pacific Field
Rachel and Jordan Thompson
Deployment: Global Missionary
It’s our great privilege to be serving God and His people at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea.  We’ve served in PNG since 2009, where Jordan is working as hospital maintenance supervisor and project manager.  Rachel is the Field… more
Papua New Guinea
Philippines Micronesia Field
Lynn and Sherry Shmidt
Deployment: Global Missionary
Lynn and Sherry have been married since 1971 and during that time they have lived on three continents and five countries. Their lives have been devoted to empowering people to build the church in God’s kingdom. That has included planting… more
Philippines
Philippines Micronesia Field
Scot and Jill Riggins
Deployment: Global Missionary
We are Scot, Jill, Aden, Wiley, Noah, Emma, and Audrey Riggins. We live in Manila, Philippines, where Scot serves as the Regional Finance Coordinator for the Asia-Pacific Region. Jill plays a supporting role as a stay-at-home mom for our five… more
Philippines

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