Welcome to MotiVate – the New Zealand office of Missionary Ventures International.
Be encouraged and inspired as you read our stories of lives transformed through the power of God’s love.
Super-Typhoon Rai (Philippines) - State of Calamity Declared
Our National Leaders in the Philippines are dealing with the aftermath of Super-Typhoon Rai (aka Odette). Almost 400 people have died, and over 630,000 have been displaced across the affected areas, according to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs.
Damaged roads, power outages, severed communication lines and lack of government assistance continue to hamper relief efforts, and people are pleading for food, water, and shelter.
Stories from the Mission Field
Pray for the Kingdom of Tonga, where tsumani waves have surged across the shorelines, following a massive underwater volcano eruption at Hunga-Tonga-Hunga-Ha’apai. The eruptions were
Our heart is to see the Good News of Jesus, and the life transformation he brings, spread among all the peoples.
Our ministry initiatives provide a framework for our missionary activity.
Through personal relationships, intentional projects and strategic ministries, we are able to achieve maximum impact on lives for the glory of God’s Kingdom!
Where is God calling you? We mobilise ordinary people, just like you, in impactful ministry opportunities and for varying lengths of cross-cultural service—including short-term trips, internships and full-time missionary placement.Read More
We are committed to spreading the Gospel in some of the most remote parts of the world—where the Church has yet to reach. We seek to foster and support the advancement of church planting movements around the world.Read More
Health & Community Development
We seek not only to see individuals become followers of Jesus but also to see families lifted out of cycles of poverty and disease. Our strategy includes contextualised community health training, medical centres, vocational training, re-nutrition centres and clean water initiatives.Read More
One of our greatest joys is to equip pastors and Christian leaders with the knowledge and skills they need to be effective disciple makers. Well-trained, visionary leaders are key to a healthy and growing church.Read More
We partner with local churches around the world to develop healthy Christian education programs. We invest in and empower Christian schools to form active disciples of Jesus Christ, equipped to impact society through their spiritual discernment, moral courage, and academic excellence.Read More
Although we’re not primarily a relief organisation, we will raise funds for relief assistance through our co-workers and ministry partners, where they are already on the ground and able to distribute supplies.Read More