The Tawbuid people live deep in the mountains on the island of Mindoro, Philippines.
Ministering to the Tawbuid people since September 2011
“I knew it before, but somehow I couldn’t get over the fear. Now that John helped me experience the truth for myself, I’m no longer afraid!”
No one spoke. No one stood up. Lomar watched them with desperation in his eyes. “I must go. I cannot wait for you any longer. Whether you go with me or not, I must go!”
Will Jesus come next month? Or will this woman die tonight, her decision sealed forever by her indecision? I pray that she will choose life before it is too late.
Many of our youth and nearly a quarter of the entire Tawbuid church came together to learn the wisdom that the first native leaders had found in the Bible.
“Don’t fear, Uncle,” Pago concluded. “I won’t quit school. I won’t give up. If it takes 10 years, I will endure. It is my people’s only hope.”
Whenever we get scared, we remember that night and your calm trust in God.
When we do our level best and leave the rest in God’s hands, He never lets us down.
Sometimes we feel that small gifts to God’s kingdom are insignificant. But because an anonymous donor gave my parents a picture roll back in the early 1990s, Barilion and his clan found Jesus. Never doubt that God will use the smallest gift, if given sincerely, to save lost people.
“Brother John, why don’t you do lots of public evangelistic series like all the other Adventists who came before you?”