The
Volume 3 No. 12 Founded Year 2005
Manila, Philippines
"Looking unto
JESUS
the Author and
Finisher
of our Faith",
(Hebrews 12:2)

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ALL FOR JESUS
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PILGRIM BBC CELEBRATES 29th CHURCH FOUNDATION

Cainta, RIZAL

AS PILGRIM BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH celebrates her 29th Foundation Anniversary, more than 500 people witnessed and heard the messages of both American and Filipino speakers in a five-day long thanksgiving affair from December 11 - 16, 2007. Pastor Steves Barber from Landmark Baptist Church, Brandon, Florida, USA was one of the guest speakers. He was with his wife Cherry and seven other American guests. Dr. Felicidad Felicilda, a surgeon and Pastor of Talisay Bible Baptist Church in Cebu and now Missionary to Congo, Africa was the speaker from Wednesday to Friday, December 12-14,2007.
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FILIPINO MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

Etobicoke, ONTARIO

THE FILIPINO MINISTERIAL FELLOWSHIP (FMF), an organization of some 60 Filipino pastors and Christian leaders in Ontario held a meaningful Christmas Party at the Kipling Avenue Baptist Church, Etobicoke, this province last December 10, 2007 hosted by Rev. Elmer Manzo, senior pastor of the said church . Pastor Elmer was one of the four Baptist founding pastors of the FMF and was the first President of the said organization. The FMF was founded in 2000 where he served for two terms from 2000 - 2004. Attended by 40 pastors and their wives, the fellowship was made memorable with the Christian books and other items donated by Pastor Alex Pacis of Lighthouse Christian Ministries of Mississauga. Pastor Pacis is currently the Treasurer of the Organization.

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Rev. Bing Escrupolo
Rev. Bing Escrupolo
Senior Pastor of
Pilgrim Bible Baptist Church

REV. BERNABE "BING" ESCRUPOLO, Senior Pastor of Pilgrim BBC was the speaker on the final day on the theme "Be an Example of Faith". Pastor Bing expressed his gratitude to the Lord for blessing his ministry not only in Barangay Sto. Niņo, Cainta, Rizal but all the 49 Churches and missions nationwide which God has entrusted under his care. Another ministry which Rev. Escrupolo is busy about is the 17 year old Pilgrim Baptist Academy which provides Christian education to some 70 students from elementary to high school levels.

IBBC Philippines Starts Bahay Kalinga and Livelihood Programs

Lubao, Pampanga

Five homeless families including three who were victims of the recent typhoon Milenio that lashed the Central Luzon particularly Pampanga recently were provided with food shelter and livelihood program( Poultry farm) by the IBB Churches. Two families who were victims are members of IBBC blind preachers in Lubao Pampanga. Lubao Missionary pastor Rene Escala reported. The said poultry farm is reportedly a cooperative effort with Foster Farms.( FF supplies the chicks and IBBC feeds them to maturity for harvest)The FF supplies chicken to large and popular fastfood chains in the country. The poultry farm and the Bahay kalinga are currently housed on the property bought by preacher Zaldy Espinoza.
The said farm was reportedly intended as a mango farm but due to the recent typhoon, most of the mango trees were destroyed. Pr. Escala hopes to restore... (see page 7)
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254 SOULS FOR THE LORD

Pasig City
The Baptist Chronicle Page Text A TOTAL of 254 new believers have been added in Heavens list as the the faithful brethren of The Bible Baptist Temple of San Joaquin Pasig City celebrated her 27th year Anniversary last December 16,2007, Reverend Primo J. Tabanda told the BC in an interview recently.
The Baptist Chronicle Page Text The new converts were believed to be some first time and frequent visitors invited and were fruits of Bible studies and cell groups brought in by mission hearted Biblical Christians of the church. Praise the Lord.
The Baptist Chronicle Page Text Pastor Tabanda said that on the anniversary day some 875 people joined the celebration of victory for the Lord Jesus, even as they celebrated with excitement the holiday season centered on the birth of our Lord and Savior.
The Baptist Chronicle Page Text The indefatigable BBT senior pastor said that this year's Anniversary theme centered on "Do your Best And God Will Do The Rest". Many church observers expressed excitement even as many churches elsewhere in the country and around the world are working double time in soul winning because the Lord's coming is widely perceived as very eminently seen and felt.
Bible believers and observers noted that vital signs have already manifested as what the Bible reveals.
HIMIG GOSPEL SINGERS CONCERT FOR JESUS
Scarborough, ONTARIO

AN UP-COMING SINGING GROUP making waves across the province of Ontario performed at the Grace Baptist Church International in Scarborough recently for the Lord. The 14 man local talents from Davao City Philippines popularly known as The Himig Gospel Singers who grouped themselves to sing for the Lord has wowed a jammed packed church sanctuary in a series of gospel songs they performed before an overwhelmed Filipinos and Canadians. The group started as a secular choir 20 years ago, but the present batch met the Lord in Canada in 2005 led by conductor Alvin (see page 2)
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MASBATE BAPTIST CHURCH WINS SOULS FOR CHRIST

Masbate City, MASBATE

Some 200 souls were won for Christ during the various Christmas programs as part of the evangelistic and soul winning crusades conducted by the Masbate Baptist Church (MBC) in this city recently. In the Women's Christmas Bazaar Fellowship held last December 16, 2007 at the said Church some 200 new souls received the Lord Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior out of more than three hundred believed to be first time and frequent visitors in the church. This was announced by Pastor Allan B. Aureus, Director of the Masbate Baptist Bible School in a late night phone interview with the Chronicle.. The women's group is headed by Annabelle Sahagun, wife of Reverend William Sahagun, pastor of the Masbate Baptist Church. The Baptist Chronicle Page Text Meanwhile, the MBC Young People's Concert held at the Masbate High School Auditorium in Quezon Street last December 15, 2007 brought more than a hundred young people to Christ. The Baptist Chronicle Page Text The Masbate Baptist Church, with more than 500 active members under the stewardship of pastor Sahagun is actively reaching out souls for the Lord Jesus Christ with more than 40 organized cell groups.
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"BEHOLD, A VIRGIN SHALL BE WITH CHILD, AND SHALL BRING FORTH A SON, AND THEY SHALL CALL HIS NAME EMMANUEL..." (Mat. 1: 23)