Leadership Development

Regional NCM Meetings

Last October, we experienced another unexpected blessing. We were asked if our Nazarenes in Timor-Leste would host an Asia Pacific Region meeting of Nazarene Compassionate Ministries leaders. The Super 8, as it is called, is a week-long event for field NCM leaders across the Region. During these meetings, the NCM…...

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Occultism Seminar

Cheryl and I took a survey trip in September to Timor Leste to meet the pastors, leaders, and Nazarenes there, and to get acquainted with the country and ministry. During that time, the Sealands Field hosted a seminar on the Occult. This is especially relevant for Timorese culture, and helpful…...

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Survey Trip

When we were asked about accepting a reassignment to Timor Leste, we were also invited to take a survey trip there. During this trip, we spent a week in Timor Leste, meetings with the pastors, leaders, and Nazarene there, exploring the area, making plans for our relocation....

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New Assignment to Timor Leste

It had been too long since our last blog post.  Please forgive us for the lull in communication, but we have a good reason.  Earlier this summer, we were asked to consider a new assignment to the country of Timor Leste.  We accepted the assignment, but it required a few…...

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A Season of Conferences

The last 6 months could only be described as a “season of conferences”. We began in July with an NYI conference for the largest district on our field. Over 200 youth (aged 13-30) gathered for a time of worship, leadership development, training, district elections, and fun....

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