Go beyond feeding

Waking up extra early on sa Saturday morning was a struggle, it used to be a day with extended sleep. But for the last 7 weeks, By God’s grace I was able to wake up early and head on to Maybunga Elementary School Annex Building from my place. Upon  arrival, I would check if the volunteers for the day has arrived, then proceed to registration and orientation for the kids program.

The kids program was an initiative partnership to the school to help continue the feeding program to the identified students suffering from malnutrition. The school provided a list of students who are on the moderately malnourish to participate and these are ranging from grade 3 to 6.

Last November 7, 2015 was the day we started kids program,through the kids program we don’t just feed them, we prepare weekly event that starts with hand washing, to games and inter-action time with the volunteers of the day, Bible story telling, group discussions to help process the lessons and apply it to daily life, prayer and the most waited part, the feeding.

We don’t just ask them to sit down and be feed, we go beyond it. We don’t just nourish their physical bodies with healthy food, we also nourish their souls, by sharing  God’s word through story telling, imparting God’s goodness, faithfulness and unfailing character. Imparting hope, love, forgiveness, faith, gratitude and a lot more. We teach them to pray and encourage to pray and be in faith. Now that is planting hope and going beyond feeding.

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Arts and Craft time
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Group presentations
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Hand washing activity before starting
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My heart is filled with gratitude to those who help and made this possible, I am thankful to all the volunteers who gave to help us fund the feeding, to the volunteers who generously gave their time and talent to help us run our kids program every Saturday. This has been one of my  highlight for 2015. This has been a wonderful opportunity to give back the community.Waking up extra  early on Saturday was worth it, and priceless every time I see these kids smiles filled with joy, gratitude and hope.

Old boring stroke

No new strategy in  reaching the campus, just the old boring stroke that perfectly work in reaching the campus and raising leaders.  Week in and out we meet together to be discipled and to disciple for Christ. Sharing the gospel and leading students to bible study.

As the students grew in relationship with the Lord, they themselves take the lead in reaching their fellow students. Leading fellow student in One 2 one discipleship to discipleship groups.

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Privileged to serve these young leaders to lead their campus
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Our Leaders helping out in reaching another campus in discipleship
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Students from Arellano University Pasig and Rizal Technological University Pasig attending LIFE groups
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Discipleship groups in a Tea Shop near the campus
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Leaders Huddle about the discipleship groups and topics.

LIFE Classes & Groups

One of our ways of reaching the campus is imparting values of Leadership, Integrity, faith and excellence among the students through what we call LIFE Classes. This month we are so privilege to partner with the College of Hotel and Restaurant Management of Arellano University Pasig. After each topic the students group themselves with the coaches to help them process the topic and how they can apply in their lives.

Serving at IGNITE 2015

This month I had the privilege to witness and served thousands of students from the Philippines and 36 other nations worshipping the Lord Jesus, At the IGNITE 2015, The Every Nation Campus Asian Conference. I was privileged to served along with hundreds of volunteers, mostly student leaders from different campuses.  I was so blessed and encourage by their heart to served, I was thankful for all their commitment and sacrifices to make these conference a success and possible. I’m sharing some of the photos from Pre-conference to the conference with some of the people I served with.

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