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 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 mostly in the interior of southern Palawan. Kent has a passion for mission aviation and is skilled in construction and mechanics. Kent is a great story-teller and through his example has influenced and helped to develop many indigenous preachers. Leonda, with a passion for medical ministry and education and has been instrumental in opening 4 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 in translating a number of books for use in school, as well as a book of hymns and choruses for use in their churches. Kent and Leonda are the proud parents of 7 children/foster children and have 10 grandchildren that bring them great joy.

Frontier Stories

Rusalin’s Ordeal

She was no longer completely unconscious, and she was still breathing on her own, but the doctors insisted she couldn’t go in the ambulance without being intubated. 

By: Leonda George
July 01 2019, 8:23 am | Comments 0

You are a Church

Indeed, God’s Word is Life—not only to the hearer, but also to the speaker, for He instructs me while I teach these dear friends. What a privilege to serve such an awesome God!

By: Leonda George
May 01 2019, 4:35 pm | Comments 0


I was a prisoner before I understood that true freedom only comes through willingly surrendering my life to Christ.

By: Leonda George
March 01 2019, 2:18 pm | Comments 0

Snake Bite

Living remotely with limited resources brings many challenges.

By: Leonda George
January 01 2019, 9:17 am | Comments 0

Future Leaders

These short vignettes highlight some of the challenges and joys of working with Palawano young people and developing them into useful citizens of this earth and the new earth to come.

By: Leonda George
December 01 2018, 12:18 pm | Comments 0

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