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Project Haggai - Cebu, Philippines

Project Haggai - Cebu, Philippines

Our vision is to purchase the property we are currently renting within a slum community of 8,000 people in Mactan City, Cebu.

Once purchased, the property can developed to house the Church, a community school, urban poor safe place for Kids and a Feeding Center, a small lodging house, “Karenderya” (food house), a Pastors’ Mance and MotiVate Philippines office.

Please contact us for more info on how you can pray for and support this exciting project.

Missions Evening - Saturday 2 March

We enjoyed a blessed dinner event on 2 March at Otara Samoan AOG with:

Richard Brunton (Author, ‘The Awesome Power of Blessing’)
Dowager Lady Maasi Kalaniuvalu
Andrew Marriott (MotiVate)
Latu & Kefu (Tonga Christian Radio)
… and the Rhema Band!

Stories from the Mission Field

Be encouraged and inspired as you read our stories of lives transformed through the power of God’s love, and ask Him to show you how you can be personally involved – through your prayers, financial support or by serving in New Zealand or overseas.

Evangelism

THAILAND – Thai Seminary Students serving in North-East region

MVThailand organised and hosted a team of seminary students from North-Eastern Bible Seminary to serve in MV Amnat Charoen and MV Ubon churches for 2 weeks in their respective communities.

Praise and thank God for Pastors’ Somporn and Kambang, and also the North-Eastern Bible Seminary’s students.

They had a very fruitful and blessed time together…

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Event

AUCKLAND – Missions Event Video – 2 March 2024

We enjoyed a blessed dinner and event on Saturday 2 March, so graciously and generously hosted by Otara Samoan AOG church.

You can now view the full edited livestream and we invite you to prayerfully consider supporting our national leaders through the SUPPORT link …

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Radio

TONGA – The Awesome Power of Blessing

Richard Brunton (author – ‘The Awesome Power of Blessing’) ministered on the principles of Blessing and the Father’s love in discipleship groups; schools; special meetings, churches, market-place and at the radio station.

Willy Florian (Station Manager) reported:

“It was a blessing to speak blessing at the market place and different places with different people but what amazed us is GOD AT WORK in the lives of the people …

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Event

Death is defeated – The King is Alive!

Ask many un-churched people today what they know of the Easter story and they will probably answer either that they don’t know what the story is about, or that they don’t believe it’s true.

Yet, as believers and followers of Jesus Christ we know that the biblical accounts of Jesus’ death and resurrection are 100% true.

Although the prophet Isaiah lived 700 years before Jesus’ birth, he foretold in amazing detail who the Messiah would be and what He would go through for future generations, including us today.

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Relief

MALAWI – Relief support needed following Cyclone Freddy

UPDATE 30 March 2023:
The death toll has risen to beyond 400, with more than 350,000 displaced – and there is a desperate need for clean water, food and other supplies.

Pastor Moses told us “indeed we are speechless as we see lots of corpses recovered from deep mud. A whole village in another location has perished! We are now on 14 days of nationwide mourning.”

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Youth

PHILIPPINES – Preparing for Youth Outreach at Easter Camps

UPDATE 30 MARCH 2023:
MARAMING SALAMAT (thank you very much) for the generous donations that will cover the cost of food and transportation for 300 youth from remote villages to attend this year’s camp on Mindoro island.
Ps Danny writes: “Pray for the youth camp this coming April 6-8. Pray for God’s provision to meet our needs for this camp. Safety of the campers and good weather. Our target campers 300 youth. The theme of this camp is BACK TO WORK and our goal is to challenge our youth to continue in God’s work and renew their commitment to win souls.”

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