April 21, 2014

Halbrook Philippine Report Apr. 19-21, 2014

April 19-21, 2014   Dear family, brethren, and friends,   Having finished our work in Dipolog City, we began our trek eastward in northern Mindanao on Saturday, April 19. Two vehicles were loaded with Jhun Carpentero, Bobby Entroso, Jack Jaco, Rody and Tessie Gumpad, and myself. Jhun drove one and Rody, Tessie, and I rode [...]

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April 18, 2014

Halbrook Philippine Report Apr. 13-18, 2014

April 18, 2014th Year of Our Lord   Dear family, brethren, and friends,   On the Lord’s Day, April 13, we worshiped with the Dipolog City church of Christ where Edgardo Parangan preaches. Though he suffered two strokes last week, Edgardo attended the services today. He moves slowly and awkwardly but is showing improvement. I [...]

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April 12, 2014

Halbrook Philippine Report Apr. 9-12, 2014

April 12, 2014th Year of Our Lord   Dear family, brethren, and friends,   On Wednesday, April 9, Jack Jaco and I met at the airport in Manila for the 5:00 AM flight to Masbate City on Masbate Island. We had been concerned that an approaching typhoon might cause the flight to be cancelled, but [...]

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April 8, 2014

Halbrook Philippine Report Apr. 1-8, 2014

April 8, 2014th Year of Our Lord   Dear family, brethren, and friends,   My flights on April 1 from Louisville to Detroit to Nagoya, Japan to Manila went well. I was exhausted when I fell into the bed at the hotel about 2:00 AM on Thursday (Filipino time). Elias Cruz met me later that [...]

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March 21, 2014

Church of Christ at Katangawan, General Santos City, Mindanao

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March 20, 2014

Children’s bible class

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March 17, 2014

Halbrook Philippine Trip April 1-May 1

March 15, 2014th Year of Our Lord   Dear brethren, With God’s help plans are in place for my 54th preaching trip to the Philippines April 1-May 1, after the first trip in 1995 with Jim McDonald.  The gospel is veiled to the lost who close their eyes “lest the light of the glorious gospel [...]

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March 16, 2014

Halbrook Report: 53rd Philippine Trip

March 6, 2014th Year of Our Lord HALBROOK REPORT: 53rd PHILIPPINE TRIP Feb. 18-Mar. 6, 2014   Dear brethren,   By God’s gracious providence my 53rd Philippine trip was completed February 18-March 6. The main focus was to relieve saints suffering from typhoon Yolanda which struck November 8.  10,000 people died, 550,000 homes were destroyed, [...]

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March 15, 2014

Church of Christ at Minaposok, Calatrava, Negros Occidental

  This picture is a typical expression of gratitude from saints who received help after typhoon Yolanda struck the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013. These are members of the church of Christ at Minaposok, Calatrava, Negros Occidental where Jordan Cabras preaches.

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March 7, 2014

Ron safely home

Dear family, brethren, & friends,   Under God’s gracious care I arrived home safely from the Philippines about 6:00 PM Thursday.  I rushed to eat something, change my clothes, and arrive at the Hebron Lane church of Christ where our gospel meeting is ongoing.  I am beginning to rest and to make plans for the [...]

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