Our Missionaries

"...But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses  in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and even to the remotest part of the earth."  - Acts 1:8

Nathan and Danielle Martin, Christchurch

Nathan grew up in our church and joined Word of Life New Zealand as an intern in 2007. He then joined its staff in 2008 in the role of Outreach Coordinator. He then spent two years studying at the Word of Life Bible Institute in the United States, where he met Danielle. Danielle grew up in Oregon and attended the Word of Life Bible Institute in 2006 before joining staff at the Word of Life World Headquarters in New York in 2008. Nathan and Danielle got married in 2014, then returned to New Zealand joining the Local Church Ministries team. 

Danielle and Nathan work primarily with churches and youth ministries in the South Island, encouraging leaders and providing support, resources, and leadership development opportunities. Their passion is to see youth leaders equipped with a biblical foundation for youth ministry. Nathan and Danielle live in Christchurch and have two young children, Liam and Daphne.

Contact Nathan directly at nathanmartin@wol.nz or Danielle at daniellemartin@wol.nz.