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Hi, we're Mike and Pretty VanProoyen. We minister in Indo-Pacific.

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Ministry Description

Thank you for your interest in the work of the Lord! We are Mike and Pretty VanProoyen, missionaries with Word of Life Fellowship. For the Past 17 years, we have served with Word of Life in this part of the world. God allowed Mike to serve as the Field Director for Philippines for 8 years and now for more than 3 years as the director of the entire region of the Indo-Pacific. This region consists of more than 40 countries with 15 of them having full-time missionary teams. In total there are more than 250 Word of Life missionaries reaching this part of the world.
More than half of the world’s population call the Indo-Pacific home. The most unreached people groups in the world are within this region and in the 10/40 window. It is our desire to begin Word of Life ministries in 12 more countries by 2030.
Word of Life ministries are strategically located all across the region to come alongside local churches to help them reach their communities (and beyond) for Christ. It is our desire to mobilize young people to get out and reach their friends for Christ. Through Bible Institutes, Camps, Evangelistic events and working with Youth Ministries, we are seeing young people take their next step with Jesus.
We want to see every student everywhere reaching their friends for Christ. Also, we want to see every student everywhere growing in their walk with God.
We have the privilege to serve our missionaries and come alongside our leaders in accomplishing this mission. We know the mission is huge and the obstacles are enormous. The sheer size and diversity of peoples, languages and cultures can be overwhelming. But we serve a God who is not limited! He can do abundantly above whatever we ask for. We are excited because we know it is God’s desire for His church to reach the nations.

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About Pretty

“But none of these things move me; nor do I count my life dear to myself, so that I may finish my race with joy, and the ministry which I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify to the gospel of the grace of God.” -- Acts 20:24

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Mike VanProoyen
Word of Life Indo-Pacific
PO Box 600
Schroon Lake, NY 12870

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Phone: 518.494.6000

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PO BOX 600,
Schroon Lake NY 12870

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Pottersville, NY 12860