John Holbrook

Career Missionary since 2011.

John Holbrook grew up in the mission field, helping his family spark a church-planting movement among the tribal Alangan people in the mountains of Mindoro, Philippines. Since 2011, John has been using his skills and experience to bring the Gospel to the isolated Tawbuid animists, a tribe that borders the Alangan.

Frontier Stories

Too Much Love?

I was talking with Ramon one Sabbath afternoon about a group of Adventists who recently visited our tribe to hand out aid and preach to them. God has given Ramon the wisdom of Solomon, the statesmanship of Daniel and the leadership skills of Moses. So, what could he mean when he said this mission group loved them too much?

By: John Holbrook
November 01 2019, 1:27 pm | Comments 0

Emanuel Becomes a Missionary

There would be time to teach and explain more in the future. But not if he didn’t help them right now.

By: John Holbrook
August 01 2019, 11:59 am | Comments 0

Lightning Spirits

Remen screamed, and Waran turned white. He knew that this must be a Paroy spirit coming to punish them for switching to Jesus’ side.

By: John Holbrook
July 01 2019, 8:34 am | Comments 0

Changed Lives

Yesterday as I sat on my porch taking a breather, I overheard happy chatter as Junjun and his wife playfully bantered with their daughter. Junjun is walking unassisted now, his wife is recommitted and happy, and the whole family are faithful Christians again.

By: John Holbrook
February 01 2019, 4:21 am | Comments 0


“Thank You, Lord!” Delpin whispered into the darkness. “Thank You for teaching me again that peace lies in surrender to You.”

By: John Holbrook
December 01 2018, 12:26 pm | Comments 0

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