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Petu Chris Koonooka
Alaska Conference Artcic Mission Adventure worker
Formerly Gambell Church elder
By Petu Chris Koonooka
11-Year-Old's "Jesus Club" Empowers Youth Against Spiritual Warfare
Visible spiritual warfare still rages in many places around the world where God's light has not yet been shared, including in Alaska Conference. An 11-year-old is combating the fear of her peers with a "Jesus Club."
A Light Shines In The Arctic Dark
The Gambell Church is on the western tip of St. Lawrence Island in the Bering Sea. Roughly 200 miles southwest of Nome and 35 miles from Russia, it is one of the most remote Adventist churches. Despite the distance, Gamble was blessed to host a Ro...
34 Miles From Russia
Because of you and your generous financial gifts during 2020, the Arctic Mission Adventure ministry was able to weather the financial challenges of COVID-19! Without your support, AMA workers like Yupik pastor Petu Koonooka, who lives on the weste...
St. Lawrence Island Adds to Christ's Kingdom
In mid-March, Arctic Mission Adventure volunteer Petu "Chris" Koonooka, elder of the Gambell Seventh-day Adventist Church, started Bible studies with Ina Koonooka, 19, and Ila James, 17. Fear of the COVID-19 pandemic inspired them to study in prep...