Kent & Leonda George

Career Missionaries since 1995, serving the Palawano people of the Philippines.

Pastor Kent and Leonda George have been serving as missionaries in the Philippines since 1995. Kent, a graduate of Pacific Union College and Andrews University Seminary, pastored in the Georgia-Cumberland Conference of Seventh-day Adventists before joining Adventist Frontier Missions as a church planter. Leonda, also a graduate of Pacific Union College has worked side by side with her husband establishing indigenous churches and schools mostly in the interior of southern Palawan.

Kent has a passion for mission aviation and is skilled in construction and mechanics. Also a great story-teller, he has, through his example, influenced and helped to develop many indigenous preachers. Leonda, with a passion for medical ministry and education and has been instrumental in establishing a jungle clinic/hospital and opening 5 elementary schools and a secondary school, as well as a remote clinic. She and her team continue to train indigenous health workers and teachers. She has collaborated with her daughter Gielyn George, a native speaker, in translating a number of books and other materials for use in school and churches, as well as a songbook for use in their churches. Bible translation and editing continues.

Kent and Leonda are the proud parents of 7 children/foster children and have 14 grandchildren that bring them great joy.

Frontier Stories

Teachings of the Ancestors

Despite their cultural perspective, confusion and the superstitions of their elders, the Holy Spirit broke through, and the Light of Truth dawned on their minds. 

By: Leonda George
July 01 2024, 5:33 pm | Comments 0


Even when our people make poor choices, we seek to have redemptive relationships with them and pray that one day, they will fully surrender to Jesus’ transforming love.

By: Leonda George
April 01 2024, 8:22 am | Comments 0


My heart cries for those who still have not heard of the “blessed hope” we have in Jesus — the hope of a new and eternal life where sorrow will be no more.

By: Leonda George
March 01 2024, 9:25 am | Comments 0


“God will not leave us even when we sometimes forget He is with us. I am learning I can always trust Him.”

By: Leonda George
February 01 2024, 2:14 pm | Comments 0


“This didn’t happen to me because of my sin, did it?”

By: Leonda George
January 01 2024, 10:36 am | Comments 0

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