Our Mission: The never reached
Asia Pacific Missions is a division of the Assemblies of God World Missions (AGWM) that worked in Asia and the Pacific Islands, under the direction of Jeff Hartensveld. From 1914 to the present, we have been at the forefront of planting, growing, resourcing and missionizing the local, indigenous church to see communities of Christ-followers established wherever the church is not. Hundreds of people have served with Asia Pacific Missions as missionaries over the years, many giving more than 20 years of service.
In the Asia Pacific region today, over 365 missionary workers labor in 38 countries and territories, serving over 31,000 churches and outstations with a total worshiping population of more than six million people.
Still, over 834 million people—95% of the region’s population—is spiritually lost. Countless places still remain in Asia Pacific where the name of Jesus has never been spoken, and the gospel has never reached, and the church has never been planted — in history. Our portion consists of 26 Never Reached people groups spread across the region. We are planting the church of Jesus where Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and animism have been spiritual strongholds for millennia. By faith, we press boldly forward, claiming a new harvest among countless who have still not heard.
They have waited long enough.