My Dad, A Hero and Martyr for the Lord Jesus My father, William “Bill” Paul Hyde, was a humble man, but a great man. He lived his life quietly, unimposing and with gentleness. He had a passion though, seeing the Kingdom of God grow through the Philippines. Since 1978, f
A 3 O’clock Habit I am presently in the Philippines and I witnessed something interesting. It is 3 o’clock habit. The Philippines, being a majority Catholic country, has a tradition that I have witnessed since I was a little boy. They call it the 3 o’clock habit. At 3 o’clock sharp
Who knew that after more than five years of training we would have started more than 200 pastoral training centers on Mindanao, be on two radio stations daily, have 5 extension centers across Mindanao, and no “white faces” running the show. Isn’t it great! Actually, it is the first t
Antioch Institute Philippines has been very successful and is meeting great needs of rural pastors on Mindanao. In late November we had a gathering of the students from 2010. The 350 leaders are all trainers who each run their own Antioch Institute training programs in their area.
On Thursday, November 25, 2010 we finished a gathering with about 350 tribal pastors from over 20 tribes on Mindanao Island in the Philippines. Pastor Ben Embaan coordinates an incredible training ministry which reaches hundreds of leaders and thousands of believers with quality lead
On a recent flight to Davao, Philippines I heard a surprising announcement. Usually on Asian flights they warn you that drug traffickers will be sentenced to death, but in Davao they warn you that “smoking of cigarettes in any public or enclosed place is illegal.”
Expressing our worship and praise to God freely through speech, song, instruments, dance and any other way is not Pentecostal. It is not Charismatic. It is not even Baptist. It is Biblical! Thank God the worship wars are over.