The Clementes are currently U.S.-based missionaries serving Asia. As a member of the Asia Leadership Team, Dr. David Clemente regularly travels to consult with pastors and supervise selected Asian leaders. He serves as an Asia Area Assistant Director overseeing FMWM interests in the Philippines, Creative Access Asia IA, and Oceania region. Sarah’s additional vital role includes supporting the FMWM-Asia work as administrative assistant to the area director. David and Sarah have a vision of mobilizing partnerships and encouraging support for FMWM-Asia.
Children: Carmen, Jacob
- wisdom as David helps train Free Methodist leaders in cross-cultural work
- guidance in the work of supervising selected Asian missionaries
- compassion as David leads seminars on the global witness of Christianity
- travel safety
- FM groups in Asia as they continue to expand their vision for cross-cultural ministry and become vibrant witnesses to their local communities
- Carmen and Jacob’s physical, emotional and spiritual growth
Blog: David’s Reflections
Why Are You Singing
“Why are you all singing?” the neighbors asked Ms. Holly (not her real name). Ms. Holly is a cross-cultural worker living in Country-VN. It is illegal to share the gospel with others. The neighbors are suspicious of the group’s singing and wary of the foreigner. They...
Building It Together
The fire started in a tightly packed neighborhood down the block. The fire brigade managed to control the fire keeping the home from being a total loss. No one realized it, but one ember had lodged in the rafters of the corner bakery. Soon the bakery was fully...
Always a Friend for Jesus
There are over 700,000 migrant workers in Taiwan, with Indonesians being the largest group, numbering around 260,000. Eighty percent of the Indonesian migrant workers are women, serving as caregivers in the homes of elderly Taiwanese. They work long hours, almost...