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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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Recent News

New Myanmar Union Mission officers appointed

May 6, 2015 • By Romhelyn Gay Deles

The Adventist church in the southern Asia Pacific region recently appointed three leaders to serve as executive officers of the Myanmar Union Mission (MYUM). They were named during the 2015 mid-year Executive Committee meeting. Pastor Timothy Muna Paul has been appointed as MYUM president and brings a depth of experience as an administrator. He most recently served as president of the Upper Myanmar Mission and as president of the… Read more

SSD president calls for revival among church members with a re-emphasis on the Integration of Evangelism Lifestyle in 2015

January 30, 2015 • By Romhelyn Gay Deles

During executive meetings at the start of the year, Alberto Gulfan Jr, president of the Adventist church's southern Asia-pacific region (SSD), reemphasized personal revival for every church member and a more widespread implementation of SSD's unique program, the Integrated Evangelism Lifestyle (IEL), by church leaders. Gulfan strongly believes that each department of the church has to work together to reach souls. Pastor Hermogenes… Read more

Super typhoon Hagupit downgrades to tropical storm yet inflicts damage and flooding in the Philippines

December 12, 2014 • By Romhelyn Gay Deles and Teresa Costello

Since Friday, news of a super typhoon possibly making a direct hit to the Philippines province last year devastated by typhoon Haiyan kept the nation and the world on the edge of their seats. Weather forecasts predicated that typhoon Hagupit would add further devastation to Tacloban and the surrounding areas which have not yet fully recovered from Haiyan. According to national media reports, over 1 million people in the projected… Read more

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