MABINI, Philippines (BNC) by Jamie Suiter — Brent Missildine, preacher with the Prattville, Ala., congregation, just returned from his fifth trip to the Philippines and gave a good report on things going on with the churches of Christ in Luzon and Asian Christian University.
Each year ACU does a targeted campaign for a church plant in an area with no congregation of the Lord’s people. Several local preachers assist, but this is part of the ACU students program and course. Each campaign is started by a medical mission in which the ones helped may sign a card that has a box for the option of a Bible study.
According to Brent, this campaign started with a medical team of Filipino dentists and doctors serving those in need of care. Those interested in learning about the Bible were able to go to a picnic area close by after their medical needs were met. Although most in the Philippines know English well, Brent used a male interpreter to be sure he was understood accurately. Continue reading “33 baptized in medical campaign, new congregation begun in Philippines”