National Leaders - SE Asia
21 Jul

Supporting National Leaders & Partners

As the Covid19 pandemic continues to spread around the world, our co-workers and ministry partners across the Asia-Pacific region and Africa continue to faithfully minister and reach out to their communities – but they urgently need our help! While we are able to enjoy relative freedom here in NZ from the Covid-19 pandemic, most of the countries that we operate in are experiencing major challenges through further restrictions and lockdowns – especially with the upsurge of cases through the Delta variant. Many...

01 Jun

MYANMAR / THAILAND – Relief for Karen Refugees

Our leaders at MVThailand report that they are “very thankful to God for His protection upon MVT’s pastors and their team as they bring foodstuffs to the Karen Refugees at the border” and added that “many refugees came out and took the foodstuffs near the river … Praise God!” MVT’s pastors also managed to treat the children with noodles at one of the houses belonging to a local Myanmarese. Donate to Myanmarese Relief(state purpose when making donation) Your donation, of...

10 May

INDIA – Pray for all affected by the Covid19 pandemic

As India struggles to cope with the Covid19 crisis, our India office directors share with ‘Pray As One‘ some urgent prayer requests and an update us on how they – and the national leaders they are responsible for across India – are responding. Click above to donate any amount towards the relief effort through MotiVate and MVIndia Video for MV India Office Directors – recorded for Pray As One – May 2021 Video Transcript: M: Thank...

22 Jan

VANUATU – Building a future at Victory School of Hope

Victory School of Hope serves a very needy community in Blacksands, an informal peri-urban community just outside the municipality of Port Vila in Vanuatu. Many of its residents have been displaced by multiple natural disasters, many being from Tanna Island. Victory School of Hope, Blacksands (near Port Vila) In 2012, Victory Church Port Vila opened a school in Blacksands to address the need for education in the community. Previously, Victory School of Hope ran classes up to grade 5 but the facilities...

New Building for TCRFM
06 Nov

A new station building for Tonga Christian Radio

While broadcasts continue to impact lives and the current building has served well, it is in urgent need of replacement. We recently completed a ’30-day Challenge’ to raise funds to construct a new studio facility designed around two modified 40ft Hi-Cube shipping containers – the largest available. We’ve now raised approx $25,000 of the minimum $30,000 target, and your donation – of any amount – will take us a step further towards our goal.

Malawi - rural Lilongwe village attack
12 Jun

Attack on rural village in Malawi leaves families homeless

We’ve just received an urgent plea for help from Ps Moses Chikuta – Senior Pastor of Agape Christian Fellowship and our Field Administrator based in Dedza, Malawi. Several members of his wider family have been left homeless following an attack from neighbouring villagers. He writes … 46 houses of [the] home village of Ps Moses Chikuta …in Lilongwe rural … were burnt to ashes by angry and evil neighboring villagers from [a neighbouring] village around mid-night of Sunday, 7th June, 2020...

No Lockdown in God's Kingdom
01 Jun

No Lockdown in God’s Kingdom!

Last month, I (Andrew) should have been leading a motorbike ministry tour of Mindoro island in the Philippines with team members from New Zealand – including the  Christian Motorcyclists’ Association – joining Ps Danny Macuha (Field Coordinator) and church leaders from across the island. I was scheduled to fly out a week earlier with one of our board members for the 50th Anniversary celebration of the Agape churches on Mindanao island, led by Field Coordinator Bishop Philip Gonzalez. Up...

16 Jan

Volcano Taal erupts in the Philippines – larger eruption imminent

While our co-workers across the Philippines organised Christmas celebrations for their churches and the children, they were also busy responding to an earthquake on Mindanao and typhoons across the central Philippines. With your prayers and generous support, we were able to send approx. $8,000 to help them distribute essential relief to some of the most affected communities – with many items donated from local churches. However, just as pastor Danny Macuha was boarding the ferry back home to Batangas on Sunday evening...

30 Dec

Another Typhoon hits the Philippines

Many parts of the Visayas region, and San Jose on Mindoro island, have been seriously devastated over Christmas by typhoon Ursula (aka Phanfone) that has left 28 dead – and more missing – across the centre of the Philippines. Ps Rolly Vasey (Field Coordinator – Cebu) told us that while those who have been affected are being taken care of by the government and receiving essential supplies, their ministry partners in the mountain areas (Leyte and Samar) still need help to...