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New Collaborations, Roles and Responsibilities

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The definition of collaboration is “to work with another person or group in order to achieve or do something”. Collaboration is an important word in today’s world. Many businesses collaborate to produce a better product. In missions, collaboration is also very important. In order to reach more people for Christ around the world, mission organizations are working together more and more. New partnerships are forming. Agencies and churches are discovering each others’ gifts and strengths …

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Happy 30th Anniversary FECP!

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Tears welled up in my eyes as I looked around me in the sanctuary at all God had accomplished in thirty years of OMS ministry in the Philippines. Hundreds of Filipino voices joined in celebrating and worshipping. There on my left was Pastor Roehl, one of the early converts, who was now the President of Faith Evangelical Church of the Philippines (FECP). He hugged me as we sang together. Up on stage was Pastor Eniong …

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Christmas Greetings 2014!!!

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From the Burdicks  Our hearts are full of thanks to you, our friends, family, and supporters for your part in enabling us to continue serving the Lord for another year. We are so blessed to have you on our team! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you! May the Lord bless your 2015!! Highlights from the year:  Three total trips to the Philippines. Brent made two trips, one in April to visit the typhoon relief and restoration …

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Philippines Report

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Click May 2014 to read about Brent and Kim’s trip to the Philippines in April. Brent visited the areas hit by the typhoon in November. April 9 – 8 a.m. Arrived in Tacloban City, Philippines with Rev. Roehl Rivera, President of Faith Evangelical Church of the Philippines, and Rev. Mar Ocampo, FECP’s National church planting director. Got a taxi at what was left of the airport and went to visit the relief and restoration team, Pastor Willy …

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Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

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Many have asked about how our ministries were affected by typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines. The good news is that most of our churches, friends and co-workers are in the north, in and around Manila. The typhoon hit the central part, several hundred miles away. However, many of our friends and co-workers have relatives living in those areas. The devastation is so complete that nearly everyone in the country will have some impact on them through …

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Stories from the Philippines and India

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Pastor William in the Philippines was heartbroken. He was so sick that he could not attend the church planting training he had been looking forward to last August. He had come down with Dengue fever, a sickness passed through mosquitos, just before the training. He had rashes on his body, a high fever, and his blood platelets were very low. So low, in fact, that he had to get four bags of blood to survive! …

Brent is heading to Philippines and India

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Brent is returning to the Philippines September 25-October 5, and then goes to India October 6-13. While in the Philippines he will be speaking at Faith Fellowship, where he used to pastor, visiting several other churches and church planting leaders, attending board meetings for the Bible College, meeting with FECPI leaders, and encouraging the OMS team members. Two men from our church in Charlotte are accompanying Brent. This is their first trip to Asia. They …