Printed in the Tongan language between 1909 and 1956, the periodical Tala’fekau Mo’oni (“Faithful Messenger” or “True Messenger”) was an effective evangelistic instrument.
Adventist teachers Kalesi Ravouvou and Gwenda Vovo were at the Tonga Mission compound when the volcano erupted and tsunami wave hit. As the rising waters flooded the compound, they made their escape. Here they share their experience.
While international aid has begun to arrive, food security remains a significant concern.
Flooding has damaged many properties including the Tonga Mission headquarters.
Seventh-day Adventists across the South Pacific are anxiously awaiting news of family and friends following the eruption of a huge underwater volcano near Tonga on Saturday.
Three Pathfinders in Vanuatu were baptised on World Pathfinder Day, while other clubs gathered for camps, outreach opportunities, or online gatherings.
Thirty five people were baptised in the first week of August, and the number continues to grow.
The new space combines fun and exercise with lessons of sustainability.