Vanuatu

A Meeting of Pacific Islanders

As a journalist I’m privileged to travel to remote locations, meet beautiful people and hear incredible stories of God at work. Believe it or not one of these privileges is sitting in on meetings I wouldn’t otherwise be invited to.

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A Meeting of Pacific Islanders

As a journalist I’m privileged to travel to remote locations, meet beautiful people and hear incredible stories of God at work. Believe it or not one of these privileges is sitting in on meetings I wouldn’t otherwise be invited to.

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Meet Pastor Peter – Weekly Inspiring Image

Meet Pastor Peter, his wife Ansi and their youngest son Nehri. When this photo was taken a couple years ago Peter had recently moved his family to his home village on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu. After many years of Bible

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Meet Pastor Peter – Weekly Inspiring Image

Meet Pastor Peter, his wife Ansi and their youngest son Nehri. When this photo was taken a couple years ago Peter had recently moved his family to his home village on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu. After many years of Bible

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Alive and Active – Weekly Inspiring Image

I hope this image reminds you of how very small we are. All our human problems, striving and efforts are like the smoke that drifts out of a volcano and evaporates. And yet God made us and is on a

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Alive and Active – Weekly Inspiring Image

I hope this image reminds you of how very small we are. All our human problems, striving and efforts are like the smoke that drifts out of a volcano and evaporates. And yet God made us and is on a

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Party Time – Weekly Inspiring Image

Celebration makes the world go round. The people of this village on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu have been preparing for this day for months, even years. Collecting fruit and coconuts, harvesting root vegetables, buying fabric and rice, crushing and

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Party Time – Weekly Inspiring Image

Celebration makes the world go round. The people of this village on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu have been preparing for this day for months, even years. Collecting fruit and coconuts, harvesting root vegetables, buying fabric and rice, crushing and

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Dark Houses – Monday’s Inspiring Image

Four young children from a remote village in Vanuatu are looking on in shy curiosity at the arrival of strangers in their community. You may notice the house in the background with its narrow door and absence of windows. Like

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Dark Houses – Monday’s Inspiring Image

Four young children from a remote village in Vanuatu are looking on in shy curiosity at the arrival of strangers in their community. You may notice the house in the background with its narrow door and absence of windows. Like

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Early Morning – Monday’s Inspiring Image

A new morning has dawned in this remote village in Vanuatu. The village was awake just before the sun – stoking the fires, collecting water from the crystal clear river and preparing for the day’s work. An Australian missionary family

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Early Morning – Monday’s Inspiring Image

A new morning has dawned in this remote village in Vanuatu. The village was awake just before the sun – stoking the fires, collecting water from the crystal clear river and preparing for the day’s work. An Australian missionary family

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Plastic Shoes – Monday’s Inspiring Image

In a remote village in Vanuatu life goes on as it has for thousands of years – plus croc shoes. This young girl from the island of Espiritu Santo is working hard collecting supplies from the jungle with her plastic

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Plastic Shoes – Monday’s Inspiring Image

In a remote village in Vanuatu life goes on as it has for thousands of years – plus croc shoes. This young girl from the island of Espiritu Santo is working hard collecting supplies from the jungle with her plastic

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A New Generation – Weekly Inspiring Image

Meet Marie and her 6 month old bundle of joy, baby Steve, enjoying a moment together. They live in a Merei speaking village deep in the bush on the island of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. Marie’s husband, and Steve’s daddy, Norman,

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A New Generation – Weekly Inspiring Image

Meet Marie and her 6 month old bundle of joy, baby Steve, enjoying a moment together. They live in a Merei speaking village deep in the bush on the island of Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu. Marie’s husband, and Steve’s daddy, Norman,

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Celebration – Tanna Style!

We were lucky enough during our stay on Tanna to attend a circumcision celebration feast in a nearby village. The young boys (about 8-9 years old) had been recovering, hidden in the nakamal (men’s house) with their male relatives, for

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Celebration – Tanna Style!

We were lucky enough during our stay on Tanna to attend a circumcision celebration feast in a nearby village. The young boys (about 8-9 years old) had been recovering, hidden in the nakamal (men’s house) with their male relatives, for

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Tanna – Village Life

We just got back to Port Vila from Tanna a few days ago, a small island in the far south of Vanuatu, where we stayed with Pastor Peter and his family in their village, Lowniel. This is them, such beautiful

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Tanna – Village Life

We just got back to Port Vila from Tanna a few days ago, a small island in the far south of Vanuatu, where we stayed with Pastor Peter and his family in their village, Lowniel. This is them, such beautiful

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YWAM Santo

We visited the YWAM base on Aore, a little island off Santo, and it is amazing!!! They are currently running a DTS there with a theme of “survivor”. It is so cool and so appropriate for the setting. They catch fish

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YWAM Santo

We visited the YWAM base on Aore, a little island off Santo, and it is amazing!!! They are currently running a DTS there with a theme of “survivor”. It is so cool and so appropriate for the setting. They catch fish

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Jungle Fever – Santo Building Project

Well, we’re briefly back in civilisation from our first remote village experience. It was only 10 days, but it felt like a month! The village we went to, Angoru, is approx 2.5 hours by 4WD from the main town on Santo

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Jungle Fever – Santo Building Project

Well, we’re briefly back in civilisation from our first remote village experience. It was only 10 days, but it felt like a month! The village we went to, Angoru, is approx 2.5 hours by 4WD from the main town on Santo

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First Impressions – Port Vila, Vanuatu

After four days in Port Vila, we fly out to Espiritu Santo tomorrow. Here’s what we got up to in Vanuatu’s capital. Port Vila is a lot smaller, and less developed, than we both expected. The Vanuatu capital is really

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First Impressions – Port Vila, Vanuatu

After four days in Port Vila, we fly out to Espiritu Santo tomorrow. Here’s what we got up to in Vanuatu’s capital. Port Vila is a lot smaller, and less developed, than we both expected. The Vanuatu capital is really

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