Cyclone Harold – April 2020

On the 6th of April Cyclone Harold stuck the largest Island of Vanuatu, Santo. It hit the town of Luganville Monday morning as a Category 5 cyclone. Extensive damage has been caused to the homes of the Bro and Sis who live on the Island of Santo and Malekula. Gardens have been damaged, Electricity and Running water are also no longer available and debris has been blown all over the town. Obtaining clean water and food is the priority at this time. No lives of the Bro and Sis have been lost and we can thank our God for watching over them.

2019 Update for Papua New Guinea & Bougainville

PNG is called ‘the land of the unexpected’. Irregular transport, an ineffective communication system, local political pressures and issues of personal safety, have made visits to Bougainville impossible over the last 12 months. The brethren have asked that the ACBM keep out of Bougainville until after the forthcoming referendum for national independence in October 2019.…

2018 Annual Update for Fiji

Our Heavenly Father continues to bless this corner of his vineyard, the ecclesia in Fiji is well established, mature in many ways and welcomes regular visits from both old friends and new fieldworkers. The Fijian young people hosted the South Pacific youth conference (SPYC) in December /January 2017/18 in which 15 senior young people from…

Cyclone Winston wreaks havoc in Fiji

What began as a tropical depression on 7 February turned into the second strongest severe tropical cyclone recorded in the world (the strongest ever recorded was super typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines in 2013). Gaining strength, severe tropical cyclone Winston became a Category 5 with winds of over 217 mph (350 kph) and made…

Visit to Vanuatu

History of the Truth in Vanuatu The ecclesia commenced in the city of Vila on the island of Efate in 1999 with the baptism of Brother Kaltos Manses. Our gospel proclamation has continued to have results with ecclesias now established in five of the islands. We were in Vanuatu for five weeks during June and…