Archive Category: Serving Asia magazine

From the diary of a GO-er: Tessa in Japan

(Pictured: Enjoying some gospel-centred hospitality in Tohoku, Japan) On Saturday 21st October I arrived safely back in Auckland after spending nearly six months in northern

Serving Asia: December 2022 / January 2023

The context of mission work many decades ago was “from the (Christian) West to the (non-Christian) Rest”. We worked from the paradigm that churches sent out full-time cross-cultural workers to countries to share the good news of Jesus. There are several changes that have taken place over the last few decades that have challenged this model…

Serving Asia: April/May 2023 edition

👉🏽 Click on the “download file” link, above. Featuring: Thank you Kim and Mary Robertson – 25 years serving in Thailand Life-changing friendships leading to

Reconciling culture shock

By Stephanie Yao Stephanie is in her mid-twenties and has been exploring mission for the last 10 years. She works as a paediatric nurse and

The changing face of mission

Mission is no longer from the west to the rest By Johan Linder, NZ National Director Johan and his wife Debbie lived in Thailand for

Back in the learner’s seat

Crossing cultures again By Debbie Linder Debbie and her husband Johan lived in Thailand for 14 years. I have lived in five countries, seven cities

Q and A with Jed Lim

We are all missionaries – called to make disciples with what God has given us.  Jed is a 20-something based in Dunedin, New Zealand, doing

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