It was raining for about two weeks in the City of Pines (Baguio City) which eventually led to the disastrous three days of downpour this week that made the Philippines a headline in major international news agencies, but none of it could stop the Way of the Master training we did at Guiding Light Christian Church (GLCC) last July 28. It was cold, wet and foggy all around but still, those that signed up for the event trooped to this very evangelism-driven church to take part in a training that will help them shine as the brightness of stars in God's eyes (Daniel 12:3). We thank the Lord for making our 6-hour trip going to Baguio so successful and worthwhile.
It was great to again see brethren in Christ who were also our host about four years ago when we did the same training here in Baguio City. And we're glad that the fire to continue reaching the lost with the biblical Gospel is still burning strong in the hearts of GLCC people. There were more than 60 Christians that attended the event, with almost everyone getting a free copy of Ray Comfort's book, God has a wonderful plan for your life: the myth of the modern gospel message which LWA brought with them. Most of the attendees were attending their first ever WOTM seminar and so, we again heard very positive feedback for the principle, which is very common among those hearing the principle of biblical evangelism for the first time.
To apply what they've learned from the training, an On-The-Job training was done. Several construction workers working in the church and Philippine Military Academy cadets where invited to the venue. Half of the attendees shared the Gospel to them WOTM style while the other half went out to the city to practice bringing people to the foot of Christ's cross. A testimony time followed after the OJT where you can really see the joy that flowed to everyone's heart as they narrated their experiences in sharing the life-giving Gospel to people.
To the leaders and members of Guiding Light Christian Church, we say, "Thank you and we hope to do this again with you someday!"
To the supporters of Living Waters Asia..."This is how we spend your wealth that you share with us...to the furtherance of the Gospel. We hope that you'll continue partnering with us."
Here are three working friends from McDonalds. One of them believed that because Jesus has already made a sacrifice at the cross, there won't be anyone going to Hell anymore. Watch how the Law made her realize that her line of thinking was erroneous.
We praise God for giving us two more Bible-believing churches to partner with CFCM. Last July 13, 2012, the Lord allowed our paths to cross with Pastor Mario Sagum, pastor of JESUS…The Living Water Church in Vizal San Pablo ,Candaba ,Pampanga. We learned that it has been his desire to minister to the elementary school in their barangay, but the school principal would not allow them because first, they can’t secure a permit from the Department of Education district office and secondly, they seemed to look too religious threatening the school head that his school would turn to a different religion.
Our group explained to Pastor Sagum that CFCM’s goal is not to teach religion to the children but to bring them to the saving knowledge of our Lord Jesus Christ. The partnership of the local church with CFCM aids the spiritual nourishment of these children, thereby, allowing them to grow spiritually. He then excitedly scheduled us for a training in his church combined with their daughter Church in Pulong Gubat last July 18.
JESUS…The Living Water Churches in Vizal San Pablo and Pulong Gubat now are part of our group in teaching CVFC classes every Friday in their areas. Soon, they will be teaching these schools by themselves. Truly, the furtherance of God’s work is the not dependent solely in a particular organization or a group; ministries should be linking together achieving a common goal… the glory of God!
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