Filipino Christians safe despite destruction

by Ron Halbrook PHILIPPINES (BNc) -- Much news about the devastation caused by typhoon Haiyan (named Yolanda in the Philippines) is appearing in the media, but concrete information from our brethren is only dribbling out because lines of communication were damaged and destroyed. The storm surge 15-20 feet high sent tsunami-like waves 45 feet high … Continue reading Filipino Christians safe despite destruction

Philippine relief efforts hampered by destruction

TACLOBAN, Philippines (BNc) -- An estimated 10,000 people may have died as a result of the super typhoon that came through Central Philippines on Nov. 9, reaching speeds of approximately 200 miles per hour. Tacloban was hit by 36 feet of water from the typhoon surge, destroying everything in its path. Although there were preparation … Continue reading Philippine relief efforts hampered by destruction

New discipleship class in Samar Philippines

UNION CITY, Tenn. (BNc) by James D. Suiter -- The Bishop St. church in Union City, Tenn., raised funds for a very special project for brother Edwin Inso. Brother Inso works with five churches in Samar, Philippines. Bishop St. helped brother Inso and several college students at a nearby college, Eastern Samar State University (ESSU), … Continue reading New discipleship class in Samar Philippines

New congregation, Bible School outreach to begin in Tarlac City, Philippines: Michael Hildreth

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 … Continue reading New congregation, Bible School outreach to begin in Tarlac City, Philippines: Michael Hildreth

Find and serve a refugee

Philippine minister urges Americans to minister to refugees scattered all across the U.S. by Salvador Cariaga Over the last ten years, whenever we are in the U.S., I oftentimes volunteer at Neighborhood Needs at Altamesa. My sons have seen their share of the place growing up. Peter and Luke know the drill well, and the … Continue reading Find and serve a refugee

Goats Change Community

Filipino preacher describes outreach to community through a new breed of goat. by Salvador Cariaga Standard Boer goats are native to Africa. These goats can grow up to 280 pounds or more, and cost $600 (in Cebu) for a registered weanling. They usually have stocky white bodies and red heads. Although most Filipinos are familiar … Continue reading Goats Change Community