On March 4, 2003 Bill went to pick up another missionary family airport when he was killed by Islamic terrorists. The bomb was placed directly behind Bill, who had just returned from a Muslim area of Mindanao that day. It will never be known if he was followed there, or if it was ra
Year after year, I hear nauseating debates and arguments between Christians concerning the origins of Christmas; especially its apparent pagan roots. Some Christians see it as a topic in which they need to fight for the purity of their perceived theological persuasion. Other Christi
Last week I was in the Philippines and during that time I was able to attend the Love Community Baptist Church which I had constructed more than 20 years ago. It was so wonderful to be with Roger and Rosie Rico, the pastors of the church.
Winnie was shot in the head and died instantly. He was looking for a chance to share the gospel and bring peace to a very violent area of the Philippines, yet he was killed trying to bring peace. Winnie is survived by his wife and a young son. Winnie was only 25 years old and pa
“Our church is dead”, announced the Baptist Deacon to the other leaders. It was piercing words to one couple who had come to Christ in that fellowship and had been with it for many years. They started discipling their remaining believers and in a less than a month their church was
A young pastor explained that after the August training session he went back to his area determined to reach 9 more villages around him with a new church. So he and his wife got permission from the nine villages to show the gospel. Now they have 9 churches planted in less than four
A humble father and pastor came to report what God had done. He shared how a large cobra, possibly a king cobra, had bitten his son in the leg. After prayer and placing the Bible on his chest, he was completely healed instantly.
A small church of 90 people started discipling their own people and then those people started discipling others in the village. People started coming to Christ rapidly. The church has now grown to more than 400 people in one month! Praise the Lord!