Rejoice greatly, O daughter Zion! Shout aloud, O daughter Jerusalem! Lo, your king comes to you; triumphant and victorious is he, humble and riding on a donkey…. Zachariah 9:9 Holy Week is a big holiday here. It starts with Palm Sunday. Many people make palms and sell them at the cathedral on Palm Sunday. The […]
His mother was in an unfortunate marriage.
Pray that God will use all of these activities to bring many to the Savior
Ice is delivered daily to our local public market.
...an added blessing....
For many, women and children includes, our trash is their livelihood
We have been blessed with a Southern Baptist Church just across the street from our guesthouse. This week we had a “Korean” Team come and have DVBS. The surprise to me was that all the members of the team were from California. Please pray for this team as they will be ministering in Manila before […]
Simon and Jinky Gill are some of the people that we’ve come to know and love.
People go through my garbage several times a day. The other day as I was leaving there was a grandmother and granddaughter going through my trash can. I had a piece of metal that I fetched and gave to them. They thanked me and I hope my meager efforts were a help to them.
From time to time we are called upon to get supplies and then to ship them on to our missionaries. Today I was up before 4 to take a van load of supplies to the bus terminal. The bus leaves at 5 am. The bus will take all of these supplies to an airstrip about […]
Yesterday Monika and Tim Sharp took Nunsing and her friend to the bus station. She had been with us for almost a week at our Guesthouse. She had a big growth under her arm that needed to be looked at by a doctor. The doctor surgically removed it and did several tests. We […]
Yesterday Typhoon Washi struck the island of Mindanao which is to the east of us. Hundreds of people have died in the flooding. The storm is moving north and will not directly strike our island of Palawan. We are grateful that we’ve been spared from this ordeal. Please pray for the many Filipino people who […]
Recently Becky and I had to go to Manila to renew our work permit. We had to appear before an Immigration officer. He verified that our papers were in order and that we were the people in the picture. Now we been granted a two year work permit. We are grateful to have our work […]
Recently one of our missionaries, Julie Ward, brought 4 ladies from her village who all had goiters. The Wards had made arrangements with the Philippines government to remove these goiters. We had the privilege of housing them while they were here. Please pray for the Wards as they attempt to convey the gospel to these ladies in […]
Today is Arbor Day here in the Philippines. I’ve was here on Arbor Day 2 years ago, so I didn’t want to miss it today. Thousands of people go to the “watershed” to plant a tree. At 5 am or earlier, kids start to congregate in the downtown area. Dump trucks come and haul these […]