How do you tackle a task as big as translating the Old Testament, verse by verse, until it is complete?
Uncle Asyo developed an amazing little farm in the city center. It included scores of fruit trees and herbs. He also raised chickens, ducks, and pigs, partly to produce natural fertilizer.
Uncle Asyo knew much about herbal medicine. When I started to feel sick, I grabbed a bandana and went to his house. He had me sit in their most comfortable chair and asked about my symptoms. Then he stepped outside.
I came to serve Filipinos. Little did I know how much they would serve me.
Tobi admired missionaries, but never thought he’d be one. Read how God led him and his wife Ena to the Philippines and helped them overcome obstacles along the way.
If you’re going on a short-term mission trip, asking the right questions will help you make the most of your experience.
Jenny, a marine biologist, took a Serve Asia trip to a typhoon-devastated community in the Philippines. Here’s what God taught her on her trip, and how she’s using her skills to help.
Twenty years ago, OMF Philippines Field Member Patrick Hobbs began an integral ministry that includes planting house churches among Metro Manila’s urban poor. This ministry is now called Bukang Liwayway (BL). In English, this means Dawn for the Poor.
Rainbow McDowell’s life has been anything but predictable. She moved to the Philippines with her missionary parents when she was only six months old, and life has not stopped changing since. Now, after graduating from college in the U.S., Rainbow is sensing God’s call to serve back in the Philippines.
Minda is a well-educated, skillful communicator and leader in her Manobo tribal community. When she was committed to her own religion, she viewed Christians with suspicion. She was 36 years old when she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. An expensive operation was needed and each day brought her closer to death. She was terrified.
In the 1980s, an intelligent young woman received a scholarship to attend the University of the Philippines. While there, she came to faith in Jesus Christ. She went on to earn several degrees and she has now served as a college president for many years.