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Doubts

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Do you ever have doubts about God? We all do from time to time, I think. People in the Bible who walked with God did too. Take Abraham for instance. He was God’s friend. God appeared to him many times and gave him great promises. But God’s promises took their time in coming, and that’s what made Abraham doubt. Think about it. Abraham actually spoke with God! God made covenants with Abraham that are still …

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What on earth is God doing?

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Have you noticed that there seem to be more natural disasters on earth today? Earthquakes are increasing in number and intensity. Hurricanes, typhoons, floods, famines, fires, and other natural disasters are in the news daily. Not only this, but things are heating up politically and economically around the world. Regimes rise and fall right and left. Economic and financial infrastructures of the global money supply are being rocked as never before. People shoot and kill …

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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 …