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

A Thousand Villages Like Them

It was hard saying good-bye knowing that in this uncertain world, anything can happen, but we trust that God will continue to protect them and provide for their needs. We also trust that when we visit again, there will be those who are opening their hearts to Jesus.

By: Leonda George
July 01 2021, 7:53 am | Comments 0

Stumbling Block

After discussing back and forth, sometimes quoting scripture, sometimes telling stories and experiences, they finally took a vote: Is it okay to play volleyball or basketball?

By: Leonda George
March 01 2021, 2:17 pm | Comments 0


When the lockdown hit, we determined to continue praying daily for the Holy Spirit. And with the extra time the Lord has given us, we have had more time to listen to His voice.

By: Leonda George
February 01 2021, 4:42 pm | Comments 0

The Worth of a Name

I leave a piece of myself in each naming. The parents will forever associate the child’s name with the one who gave the name.

By: Leonda George
December 01 2020, 9:01 am | Comments 0

Toothy Grin

I imagine her eyes brightening as she recites the memory verses she is learning as her faith in Jesus blossoms.

By: Leonda George
October 01 2020, 9:30 am | Comments 0

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