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Bestre, Brandino & Carolyne – Papua New Guinea

Brandino and Carolyne Bestre are from Baguio City, Philippines, and are missionaries to Papua New Guinea, where Brandino will be assisting the Field Strategy Coordinator for the Melanesia South Pacific Field and Carol will serve as the Education Ministry Coordinator.

They both earned their master’s degree at the Asia-Pacific Nazarene Theological Seminary in 1989 and pastored Nazarene churches in the Metro Manila District from 1988 to 1999. Moving back to their home place in Baguio City, they helped Pines City Nazarene Christian Fellowship in its inception years and have maintained their membership in this fellowship.

Brandino completed his Doctor of Ministry at the Asia-United Theological University (former Asian Center for Theological Studies and Missions) in South Korea in 2002, while Carol did her Ph.D. in Christian Education at the Hoseo University in South Korea in 2006. Apart from those trainings, Brandino and Carol are licensed Civil Engineer and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine respectively.

The Bestres served as education administrators and faculty members of theological colleges and seminaries with government recognized programs through the Commission on Higher Education of the Philippines from 2000 to 2021.

The couple is blessed with three sons: Nathaniel Brian, Jonathan Carlo, and Gabriel Nichol.

Crouch, Mark and Esther, and Anna (2009), Levi (2011), Lucy (2014) and Gabe (2017) – Papua New Guinea

We felt the call to medial missions separately during high school / early college years and met on a 6-month mission trip with MercyShips in The Gambia in 2002.  After getting married God continued to lead our family overseas through medical and nursing schools.

He brought us to Kudjip in 2014, a year after Mark finished his family practice residency at In His IMAGE in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He now focuses on maternity care, medical education and public health efforts at Nazarene Health Ministries.  Esther completed her RN training and has participated in patient education for non-communicable diseases at Kudjip.  She currently teaches art for elementary students and cares for our two younger children at home while Anna and Levi attend the MK school on station.

We are so thankful for the opportunity to serve here in the highlands of PNG!

Daniel Dyer – Papua New Guinea

My name is Daniel Dyer. I am currently a 3rd year Family Medicine resident at North Colorado Family Medicine. I first heard God’s call to missions when I was in Uganda on a short-term trip. I completed medical school in Omaha, NE and moved to Greeley, CO for residency. I was introduced to Kudjip Hospital through Dr. Crouch at the Global Missions Health Conference and visited Kudjip Hospital in 2018. I will be joining the team at Kudjip through Samaritan’s Purse’s Post-Residency Program. I am excited and thankful to serve the people of the highlands of Papua New Guinea!

Ginn, Brian & Abigail – Papua New Guinea

Brian and Abigail Ginn both experienced individual calls into full time missions through medicine before they met at Olivet Nazarene University. Abigail served in Zambia during a summer in college and Brian visited Kudjip Nazarene Hospital several times during his training. They got married part way through medical school and pursued their training in Chicago.

Abigail attended Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by a residency in pediatrics at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital and a fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine at Cook County Hospital/Rush University Medical Center. She is looking forward to building relationships with children and their families as well as ministering to patients who are approaching the end of their lives.

Brian attended Southern Illinois University School of Medicine followed by a residency in general surgery at Ascension St. Joseph Hospital – Chicago. He is looking forward to expanding his scope of surgical care and implementing faith throughout his daily service.

Their son, Henry (born 2022), is looking forward to making many new friends and learning a second language.

Abigail and Brian will be serving for at least two years through the World Medical Mission Post Residency Program.

Don Hunter – Papua New Guinea

An overall handyman working with maintenance.

Losinger, Bob and Gayle – Papua New Guinea

Bob and Gayle Losinger call Michigan their home. The Losingers have been married over 49 years and have two married sons and six grandchildren. Bob and Gayle have been part of the Clare Church of the Nazarene after moving to Clare area following retirement in 2019. Bob retired after 21 years teaching elementary school in Lapeer, MI. Gayle is a retired RN after working in oncology, hospice, quality and education.

Bob and Gayle have served in short term work and witness mission trips outside the U.S. and with Samaritan’s Purse and the SOWER ministry. This will be their first long term mission experience.

Bob and Gayle were asked to attend a missionary conference to represent their church. At the conference they heard a request from Doctors Ben and Katherine Radcliffe of an urgent need for a teacher for the missionary children at the Kudjip hospital in PNG. After hearing about the need Bob and Gayle prayed about and felt that God wanted them to volunteer. Bob will be teaching at the MK school and Gayle will be an educational consultant to the Nazarene Hospital. They are currently awaiting visas so they can make the trip to serve. God has been evident in amazing ways as He has opened doors and offered confirmation for this serving opportunity.

Prayer Requests:
For us to be used and effective in the way God desires
Paperwork to be completed quickly
Final arrangements to go smoothly for travel to PNG
Travel safety to PNG

Meier, Erin – Papua New Guinea

I got saved towards the end of college, and was already in medical school before I realized God might have other plans for my life. I started praying and asking God if He wanted me to be a physician or not, and if so what kind. Through a mission trip, He revealed the kind of physician He wanted me to be, one who follows Christ in all things and who shares Christ with others. During my medical training, the call changed from being a physician to being a missionary physician.

After graduating from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2004, I moved to South Texas for my residency training. I graduated from the Valley Baptist Family Practice Residency Program in 2007 and then made my way to Papua New Guinea to work at Nazarene Hospital. I initially served through World Medical Mission’s Post Residency Program, but as the end of my 2 years was up, I felt God calling me to stay. Since that time, I have joined the Nazarene Church and am now serving as a Nazarene Missionary to bring Help, Hope, and Healing to all those who come to Nazarene Hospital.


Morris, Jake & Genae – Papua New Guinea

Jake and Genae fell in love in 2011 on the World Race. Jake is an Emergency Room physician and Genae homeschools their six wild and loving children. Jake and Genae experienced God’s call to overseas medical service in 2021, and plan on serving at Kudjip Hospital, Papua New Guinea beginning in early 2023.

Kofoa Muaror – Papua New Guinea

Kofoa is the Field Strategy Coordinator and the current Health Administrator. Aggie helps with womens ministry and with the education of their 3 kids. They are from Fiji.

Myatt, Taylor & Laura – Papua New Guinea

We are Taylor and Laura Myatt, outdoor conservationist and OB/GYN doctor. Our story is founded in family, the community of believers, and the persistent whispering of an eternal God. Our inherited denominational roots in the Nazarene Church led us each to degrees from Mount Vernon Nazarene University in 2012, after which we married and Laura dove head first into medical school. Taylor worked as an arborist and eventually returned to academia to earn a Master of Environmental Science degree. In 2016, we moved to southeast Michigan for Laura’s 4 year OB/GYN residency and are now taking the leap into full-time mission work.

We have long felt a special love for medical missions in Papua New Guinea. Laura developed her passion for medicine through the example of her father, a dedicated OB/GYN. Taylor’s heritage includes relatives and family friends that have served in Kudjip. Together we have shared a mutual desire for a simple, service-oriented lifestyle in a cross-cultural context. God has used these strong influences to shape our path toward PNG, and we are humbled to fulfill His call in a place we have grown to love.

We are blessed to join the Kudjip family with the support of the Samaritan’s Purse Post-Residency Program. Laura will serve in the hospital delivering babies and caring for the women of Papua New Guinea. Taylor will serve on the mission station helping maintain facilities and manage operations. Thank you for partnering with us.

Radcliffe, Ben and Katherine – Papua New Guinea

Ben and Katherine, along with their four children, Simeon, Matthias, Tabea and Naomi, serve at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital.

Ben is a general surgeon who has returned after growing up as a missionary kid at Kudjip. Ben’s dad, Dr. Jim Radcliffe, has been a surgeon at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital for over 30 years.

Katherine is a family physician by training, but currently stays home to care for their children. The Radcliffe family is grateful the opportunity to serve the Lord through healthcare ministry at Kudjip.

Stewardson, Joshua & Kendall – Papua New Guinea

Half-way through Kendall’s residency at Wake Forest, God very distinctly (and equally unexpectedly!) called us to medical missions at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital. The six of us arrived here in December 2023. Kendall is a doctor for the people of Papua New Guinea, Joshua works as Missions Development Coordinator with local church districts and the hospital, and the kids are probably the best missionaries of all.

Thompson, Jordan and Rachel – Papua New Guinea

We both grew up in Illinois and attended Olivet Nazarene University.

It’s our great privilege to be serving God and His people at Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea (PNG).

We’ve lived in PNG since 2009 where Jordan is working as hospital maintenance supervisor and project manager.

Rachel is the Field Member Care and Development Coordinator, and stays at home with our two boys, Miles and Graham. Our prayer is that our lives would shine the light of Jesus and bring glory to Him!

Uyeda, Sheryl – Papua New Guinea

I grew up in California and first become interested in medical missions during medical school at the Medical College of Wisconsin. During my surgery residency, God called me to serve him overseas. I learned about Kudjip Nazarene Hospital through Samaritan’s Purse. I first visited for a few weeks in 2016, and have now returned for a 2-year term with Samaritan’s Purse Post-Residency Program. I am currently one of three general surgeons here, along with veteran surgeon Dr. Jim Radcliffe and his son, Dr. Ben Radcliffe. I am thankful that God has called us to serve a very underserved population where Kudjip is the only hospital in the Jiwaka Province. I also thank him for equipping our team so we can share the hope and healing found only in Christ.

Woltjers, Lukas & Daniella – Papua New Guinea

God has called us to participate in His work at the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital Station in the highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG). We have served at Kudjip from 2016-2018 (Daniella was the secondary school teacher), and 2021 to the present (Lukas is working for Nazarene Mission Services).

Lukas is the Director of Corporate Services and Development for Nazarene Mission Services (NMS). He is responsible for NMS’ finances, IT, staff training, and many other roles. NMS supports ministries in Papua New Guinea, including the Kudjip Nazarene Hospital, ten Rural Health clinics throughout PNG, the Melanesia Nazarene Bible College, the Melanesia Nazarene Teacher’s College, and other ministries as the need arises.

Daniella is the primary care giver for their three kids and volunteers as she is able. She is teaching Josiah kindergarten, teaching a weekly Spanish elective at the elementary school, and managing several other responsibilities on station. As Josiah begins 1st grade at the elementary school next year she will find other ways to volunteer and serve.

We feel very blessed and excited to join in God’s redemptive work in PNG through supporting the hospital, colleges, clinics, churches, and other ministries. If you would like to partner with us on this journey, or if you would like more information please email us at or check out our blog at

Woodley, Matt and Tammy – Papua New Guinea

Matt and Tammy Woodley will soon begin their career as missionaries as a doctor and teacher to Kudjip Hospital. The Woodleys have two kids, Elana (5) and MJ (3).

Matt attended Eastern Nazarene College, earning a degree in Physics. After ENC, Matt attended medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences and Emergency Medicine with residency at UPMC Hamot in Erie, PA.

Tammy (maiden name Andrews) also attended Eastern Nazarene College and earned a degree in Elementary Education. She has had a number of different positions involving work with children and currently holds a teaching certification in Elementary Education.

In November, they will begin a two-year assignment to Kudjip Nazarene Hospital in Papua New Guinea (PNG) as part of the Samaritan’s Purse Post-Residency Program. They are very excited to begin their career as missionaries and look forward to sharing how God is working both in their family and around the world.

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