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Papua New Guinea: South Pacific’s Missions Hub

By Rachel Chimits

National leaders in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are rising up and taking the lead as pastors and missionaries. PNG is a Stage 4 nation, no longer dependent on outside support; they are self-governing and sending missionaries out into the South Pacific.


Foursquare News

Foursquare Churches in Vanuatu Rebuilding After Tropical Cyclone Pam

By Andy Butcher

A dozen Foursquare churches were damaged, several completely destroyed, when Tropical Cyclone Pam hit the South Pacific islands of Vanuatu in March. But aid from Foursquare Disaster Relief is helping them rebuild. Help is still needed, as international relief groups are concerned about long-term food shortages due to most of Vanuatu’s crops being ruined.



Miracle in the South Pacific

By Jerry Stott

Area Missionary Jerry Stott shares the remarkable story of a Foursquare pastor serving in the island nation of Kiribati who prayed for a miracle and saw God answer in a way that astounded the community and opened doors to the gospel to be shared across the island.


Central Office Updates

Connection 2011 Offering Phase One Allocations Announced

By James C. Scott Jr.

From North Asia to Francophone Africa, and from Europe to North America, new Foursquare ministries will be taking root in part because of the faithful giving of The U.S. Foursquare Church. Phase one allocations, which have just been announced, account for one-third of the total Connection 2011 offering. These funds are already impacting the mission field.



Area Report: South Pacific

By Bill Shepson

The Foursquare Church has more than 21,000 churches and meeting places throughout the South Pacific region, making it the largest Foursquare region in the world, both geographically and numerically. In the past year, 762,935 people made first-time decisions to follow Christ. And totaling Foursquare members and adherents in the region reveals an astounding number: 2.3 million.