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Southern Asia-Pacific Division


Southern-Asia Pacific Division

Comprised of 14 countries, 12 of which are part of the 10/40 window, Southern-Asia Pacific Division (SSD) is home to a number of the world's major belief systems: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and non-religious. We respect the unique cultures and beliefs in our area while maintaining a steadfast focus on a joyous relationship with Jesus, the need for daily discipleship and the privilege of sharing the hope found in Christ with the hopeless.

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Adventist Mission Pilot dies in Papua plane crash

April 9, 2014 • By Romhelyn Gay Deles

[Sentani, Jayapura, Papua]     At approximately 9:15 am local time on April 9, an Adventist Aviation-Indonesia (AAI) mission plane piloted by veteran pilot Bob Roberts crashed upon take-off at the AAI headquarters in Papua, claiming his life as well as those of several passengers on board. It is believed that there were six passengers and that at least two have been taken to a local hospital, although this has not yet… Read more

Adventist youth from southern Asia-pacific region share stories from Global Youth Day

March 31, 2014 • By Romhelyn Gay Deles

Crowded train stations, heated streets, chatter-filled city parks, quiet secluded shops, markets brimming with hawkers and the noise of daily life.  These became the stage for random acts of compassion by Adventist youth in the southern Asia-pacific region (SSD) on March 15 during Global Youth Day. The mission? To mirror Christ’s character which is deeply rooted in compassion. As these young people walk the streets of Hat… Read more

Adventist youth in Manila participate in Global Youth Day compassion walk

March 18, 2014 • By Romhelyn Gay Deles

At 1:30 on the afternoon of March 15, over a thousand Adventist youth in Manila gathered for a Global Youth Day compassion walk. Participants walked over three kilometers from historic Lapu-lapu monument in Rizal Park to Harbour Square to make a statement that compassion is better communicated through practical ways. This compassion walk was led by Pastor Jobbie Yabut, Youth Ministries director for the church in the southern Asia-Pacific… Read more

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