TARLAC CITY, Philippines (BNc) — “We have arrived safely in the Philippines!” Michael Hildreth wrote yesterday to BNc. He and his family just moved there to begin a new congregation.
“I am beginning a new work in Tarlac City with the help of some local preachers and members of the Body. It will be a newly planted congregation and Tarlac Bible School,” Michael wrote Nov. 28 to BNc.
The city, located in the Central Luzon region, has a population of 314,000, with 76 barangays, or neighborhoods.
Michael’s overseeing congregation is the Sherman Drive church in Denton, Tex. He was located in Fort Worth before their move to the Philippines.
Michael and family spent their last Sunday in the US with the Sherman Drive church, preacher Weylan Deaver said. They left the next day, Nov. 26, for the Philippines.
Michael is a staff writer for Biblical Notes and for a publication for Ilocano churches in the Philippines called “Bagnos.” The name means “Guide”.
To receive Michael’s monthly updates, contact him through his email.
Randal and his wife Vicki have lived and worked in Brazil since Nov. 1984. They have three children, two daughters-in-law, and five grandchildren. He likes to read novels in his back-porch hammock. http://randal.us