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Last Edited: 26 November 2019


Beth Wyse

My Story

I began my ministry with TEAM in 1982 as a teacher at Christiansen Academy, Rubio, Venezuela. I relocated to the US in 1992 to assist TEAM missionary kids returning to North America for college and work. In the early 2000’s I transitioned to TEAM’s Learning team where I helped develop programs and resources to encourage, stimulate, and equip cross-cultural workers. This included overseeing orientations and developing curriculum for a variety of in-house learning events. Another focus was coordinating the development of language and culture learning resources. Check out the “exploring culture” site at:

I recently arrived in Taiwan and my first assignment is studying Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese culture.

Ministry Focus:

Developing an orientation program for new missionaries to Taiwan and preparing colleagues to implement the program as they mentor a new generation of missionaries.

The People:

Taiwan is home to people straddling ancient Chinese traditions and hi-tech globalization. The combination of a hi-tech materialistic society with the entrenched traditional religion that combines ancestor worship with Buddhism, Confucianism, and Taoism is a barrier to spreading the Gospel.