Manila and Luzon’s Flood Death Toll Now 43

“Please pray as we seek the Lord and develop a concrete plan to help victims.” – Pastor Glem Melo

New Hope

Our fellow countrymen in Manila and Luzon continue to suffer the effects of floods caused by torrential rains that lasted for two days. The Philippine Star reports:

The death toll from heavy rains and floods spawned by the southwest monsoon has risen to 43… a total of 2.11 million persons or 460,273 families have been affected… 580,079 persons or 119,751 families have been displaced… 314,795 persons or 66,577 families are now inside 630 evacuation centers.

We are in close communication with pastors and Christian brothers and sisters in affected areas. Please pray as we seek the Lord and develop a concrete plan to help victims.

Read the full Philippine Star news report here.

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We are a community of people who believe in and live for Jesus Christ. We embrace and proclaim the Gospel as taught in the Bible and explained in the teachings of the Reformation: Salvation is by grace alone (sola gratia) because of Jesus Christ alone (solus Christus), received through faith alone (sola fide), based on the teachings of the Bible alone (sola scriptura), all for the glory of God alone (soli Deo gloria). SALVATION IS BY GRACE ALONE, THROUGH FAITH ALONE, BECAUSE OF JESUS CHRIST ALONE, BASED ON THE TEACHINGS OF THE BIBLE ALONE, ALL FOR THE GLORY OF GOD ALONE.
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