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Palmy Trekker Amazed

Jo ‘trekked’ from Palmerston North to the WEC-associated Melusi Christian Community in South Africa.  Melusi ministries include caring for the homeless, HIV/ AIDS care, food distribution, outreaches and a kids [...]

Two Fifty-Somethings Go Short Term

Peter and Marion exchanged the cowbells of the Waikato for the sights and sounds of Thailand. Their lives packed in two suitcases, these two fifty-somethings took up a one year [...]

Sub-zero Transformations

One of the highlights of my year in China was seeing the radical transformation of a friend’s life through Christ. It was cold and we had been on a bus [...]

Care to Try Wolof?

“I am continuing to learn Wolof and have been to the village every other week.  They are reading parts of the Old Testament and I play with the kids and [...]

Bible Ping-Pong

An interesting situation developed on a WEC Trek to a Middle Eastern country late last year.  The team were prayer walking in a city known to have only a handful [...]

A Short Termer in England

When I arrived home from a year of Bible School at Capernwray Hall in England, followed by a month in Kenya and a month in the Philippines, I didn't know [...]

Church Planting

Around the World

Beautiful are the Feet

“Beautiful are the feet…” so goes the Spanish of Romans 10:15. What began as mission steps to Latin America led to a NZ-based Latino mission bearer.  We interviewed Victoria, our [...]

Betel: A Substance Abuse Ministry of WEC

Betel is a church planting focused substance abuse ministry of WEC International. Beginning in Spain in 1985, today well over 60,000 drug addicts have been helped in over 60 cities [...]

Betel Drug Rehabilitation

Sometimes the physical world around us reflects spiritual realities in our lives. For the Betel work in Nottingham, England, the massive renovation of an old building for use as a [...]

A Missionary Kid

A Perfect Cultural Mess The most frustrating thing about being an MK (missionary kid) is not being an MK! As a child I grew up in a Central Asian country. [...]

History Making Through Prayer

World Changing Prayer   “Ask of me and I will give the nations for your inheritance and the ends of the earth for your possession.” (Psalm 2:8)   God used [...]

Mission In, To and From the Pacific

One of the great blessings of living in Aotearoa NZ is being home to the colour and vibrancy, not to mention sporting talent(!), of our Pacific neighbours.  At the end [...]