“Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock:” Matthew 7:24 (KJV) These last six weeks have been exciting! The construction of Faith Bible Church is well underway! After almost 3 years of securing signatures for the purchased property […]
Highlights of Sports Bible Camp 2018 So much to be thankful about! About 70 teenagers registered and enjoyed Sports Bible Camp! We praise the Lord for safety among the players, good weather even with the scorching heat, and endurance for full-scheduled days! The Agutaynen believers did a great job teaching the Bible Lessons clearly. […]
Another warm day in the Philippines…89 degrees! It is hard to believe that a month ago has past since I, Darryl, signed a 10 year lease for a house in the Agutaynen village! My first project was electrical. A new water pump! Then I was able to hire an electrician for 3 Days and we […]
Agutaynen children eagerly watch Darryl repair our rental house. They like having their pictures taken. A new beginning! In 1992, we enrolled in the four year missionary training program of New Tribes Mission now known as Ethnos360! In 1997, we began a church planting ministry in Papua New Guinea! In 2009, we began a NTM […]
CONGRATULATIONS to Rebekah Jordan, as she is soon to graduate from High School! As a Philippine field, we are delighted for you, Rebekah, and wish you God’s blessing as you step out into this next stage of life. We’ll miss having you as part of our MK population here in the Philippines. But you’ll always […]
Sports Camp was amazing! The team arrived safely here on Wednesday night. While they were here, they were able to participate in church, Youth Group, and a Believers’ Tuesday Night Bible Study. They also witnessed six believers’ baptism, and helped with the Sports Bible Camp. To experience some of the culture, they did a scavenger […]
After pricing oranges ($1 each) and apples ($2 each) at the Manila grocery store, Darryl decided the market was a better place to buy them even if they have worms and other non-descriptive items in them. They are about half the price. As he was waiting his turn in line, this boy was selling beans. […]
“He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty.” Psalm 91:1 Everything was going smoothly according to the plans WE had made! We arrived safely from Mindanao to the Seminar on the island of Luzon! The NTMAA Seminar went well! And the […]
Introducing you to the Castelijns: Hello! We are Albert and Lynne Castelijn from Australia. For the last 18 years we have been working in church planting, community development and Bible translation amongst the beautiful Banwaon people of the Philippines. Bible translation remains the highest priority for the Banwaon people. There is a strong, thriving church […]
A common occurrence as we walk downtown each day are people we meet begging us for money. Women, children, and handicapped people! Darryl usually fills his pockets with miscellaneous coins each day so he can give to those approaching us. Often they are thankful for just a few pesos. Becky, tends to take the children […]
After a Monday morning that started at 3:45 AM, I thought we would have a couple low-key days. When I opened my email, everything changed.
It’s a challenge keeping up with trash, worn out things and things we just don’t need any longer. And then we do accumulate “hand me downs” from our missionaries. It’s a challenge to store, sort and in some cases, to throw away. And this project was overdue. So this week we’ve been repairing, cleaning and […]
His mother was in an unfortunate marriage.
Pray that God will use all of these activities to bring many to the Savior
...an added blessing....