‘HABAGAT’ REPORT: From Relief to Evangelism to Bible Training

“Let us continue praying for our brothers and sisters at Marulas Unida Evangelical Church and the children in their outreaches to ‘Habagat’ flood victims.” – Pastor Glem Melo


IMG_6874Four months ago (August 2012), 3 days of unprecedented heavy rain caused floods that killed more than 130 people, affected more than 3.7 million individuals, displaced close to a million persons and damaged more than 9,000 houses in Manila and Luzon. Food and water were scarce in affected areas, many of which were unreachable due to damaged roads. Disease outbreaks followed.

1Immediately, we started comforting, helping and ministering to our suffering countrymen as the Lord enabled us.

  • On behalf of the victims, we sent daily prayer alerts and requests to our friends and partners worldwide.
  • We sent much-needed financial aid to 8 family victims in the worst-hit province of Pampanga in Central Luzon.
  • 1On August 16, we visited and comforted the pastor, leaders and members of Iglesia Evangelica Unida de Cristo (IEUC) in Marulas, Valenzuela, Metro Manila.
  • With our IEUC brothers and sisters, we visited and comforted children and family flood victims…

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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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