In the previous edition of Nations, we launched a brand-new feature celebrating key milestones in the lives and ministries of our World Outreach personnel. Here are some exciting announcements since last time.
Jan-Peter and Natasja Kelder
Jan-Peter and Natasja Kelder, Dutch missionaries serving people and families of HIV sufferers in Thailand, are the proud parents of Anna Siri Kelder, who was born on 30 July 2017. She is the younger sister of big brothers, Sven and Levi.
Rachel and Alastair McColl
Rachel andAlastair McColl are celebrating the birth of Benedict (Benny) Iain McColl on 23 November 2017. Older brother, Aaron, is excited to have a younger brother. Rachel serves as Communications Manager for WOI and is based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Eugene and Tina Wessels
Tina Wessels has been appointed the first Prayer Coordinator for WOI. Tina and her husband, Eugene, are South African missionaries, who have been serving in Mozambique, and now serve as field directors for southern Africa.
Special thanks to Paul Bach, who retired from WOI after serving as Applications Manager and Field Personnel Manager for the last four years. We’ll miss his friendliness, cheerfulness, and humour. We welcome Cheryl B, an American serving in South East Asia, as Paul’s replacement.
Valerie Bateup - NEW ZEALAND Valerie is seeking prayer for the children in Thailand who are attending Bible lessons and whose parents have to leave them in the care of others while they travel to other provinces in search of work