Mindanao

Growth matters – Building God’s fellow workers

Evangel Family Church- CDO conducted a Christian Growth Class (CGC) team building activity on August 27, 2018 with the theme “Growth Matters.” More than 100 participants from the host church, outstation church pastors and volunteer church planters enjoyed an afternoon of spiritual enrichment, fellowship, and team building activities.
September 21, 2018/by cecille

CELEBRATING GOD’S FAITHFULNESS FOR 25 YEARS

Evangel Family Church of Davao has marvelously witnessed the wonderful grace of our Lord Jesus Christ and the magnificent work of the Holy Spirit since its humble beginnings in 1993 up to the present when the church celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary last August 27, 2018.
August 29, 2018/by cecille

FIFTH TWIT GRADUATION 2018

This year’s training is the 5th of its kind. Participants of the training attended classes at EFC-Marahan for one whole week, once every month from January to June. The tribal pastors who graduated previously in TWIT courses now facilitated this year’s class.  These tribal pastors are being groomed to be trainers by the Tribal Mission Foundation International (TMFI).  This endeavor is key to addressing the continuous growth of JECPP’s tribal ministry.
July 12, 2018/by cecille

Behind the Folds (Our Gifts Are for Others’ Benefit)

A wonderful yet rare opportunity arose when Sis. Pauline Tan from Singapore, together with her husband, Bro. Evans and daughter, Laura, came to visit EFC-Cagayan de Oro City on June 9, 2018. She is gifted in making Origami and some related crafts. Her daughter, Laura inherited her keen eye on crafts and props making as well.
June 27, 2018/by cecille

Bringing Joy through Giving

EFC-CDO, together with the volunteer church planters of Barangay Lapasan, Calaanan, Indahag, and Nazareth, initiated “School Supplies Giving Program”.  They have been encouraged to organize this initiative every school opening on top of the church’s feeding program and community outreach. This annual labor of love has brought together not only volunteer church planters but church members as well. They put all efforts and resources together and gathered on June 3, 2018 to deliver the school supplies to the outstation kids.
June 26, 2018/by cecille

DVBS still effective tool for evangelism

Over 140 kids from different barangays in Cagayan de Oro City were gathered for the much-awaited DVBS with the theme “One Way” at Evangel Family Church- CDO on May 22-24, 2018. It was a 3-day activity for children ages 7-14 years old wherein they learned and studied the Bible in a deeper way.
June 22, 2018/by cecille

EFC-Marahan held 4th Tribal Family Camp

Evangel Family Church, Marahan, Marilog District was extremely excited to host the 4th Annual Tribal Family Camp slated on May 28-31, 2018.  The 3-day Tribal Family Camp was composed of different Evangel Family Tribal Churches in Marilog District.  Prior to the event, tribal EFC Pastors, leaders and volunteers would never mind walking kilometers in the blistering heat, with the goal of inviting their members to the said gathering.  Most of these members live deep in the high interior mountains with no roads.
June 13, 2018/by cecille

16 trainees graduated from JECPP Regional Bible Training Center

This is an answer to the call of God in the life of Rev. Dr. Robert Lim, a servant of God and the founding chairman of Jireh Evangel Church Planting in the Philippines (JECPP). He received the vision from God to plant 100 Bible believing churches in the Philippines. By God’s grace, the Holy Spirit enabled him to plant over 400 churches three decades later.
May 24, 2018/by cecille

Northern Mindanao NexGen Youth Fanned into Flame

The 5th Northern Mindanao Regional NexGen Youth Conference emboldened the youth with great devotion to lead a life dedicated to Christ. On March 26-29, 2018, some 126 EFC youth from Cagayan de Oro, Lala, Naawan, Manticao, Mambayaan and Malaybalay gathered together at Evangel Family Church, Cagayan de Oro City for a 4-day conference with the theme: REIGNITE PASSION.
April 20, 2018/by cecille

Southern Mindanao Youth Camp held to rekindle passion for God

The Annual Next Generation Youth Conference is one of the most anticipated gathering of Evangel Family Church’s young people all throughout the Philippines. This year is Southern Mindanao Region’s 5th year to conduct the said event.  It aims to immerse the youth in God’s presence through teachings and mentoring from the anointed servants of God and to encourage them through fellowship with other young people from the different EFC churches in the region.
April 11, 2018/by cecille

Little Gestures of Kindness Go a Long Way

Little Tondo was once a deserted neighborhood. When God’s living water flowed in through little gestures of kindness, one would never know how it opens the doors that lead to a great harvest of souls.
February 14, 2018/by cecille

Church pioneering leaders empowered at CPM

To advance the kingdom of God and propagate the works of evangelism and discipleship, EFC-Kidapawan and EFC- Magsaysay, Davao del Sur gathered 19 pioneering leaders for a 2-day Church Planting Movement (CPM) training at Evangel Family Church, Landmark, Kidapawan City on January 26 & 27, 2018.
February 6, 2018/by cecille

EFC Church in Action

Upon receiving their relief buckets, the lumads exclaimed “dakel ne salamat kaniyu lang ennog tabang kanami”(Thank you very much for helping us) in their native language. They were more than thankful that there were people used by God to touch their grieving hearts and reach out to them amidst difficult situations.
January 19, 2018/by cecille

The Unspeakable Gift

One of the highlights of the program was the message given by Pastor Andrew Kwong, Senior Pastor of EFC-Davao. He pointed out that Christmas is filled with God’s promise. He added a verse in the bible that says, “And this is the promise that He made to us—eternal life (1 John 2:25) and this life is in His son (1 John 5:11). He further stressed that Jesus is God’s most extravagant gift to mankind and that He is the gift that keeps on giving.
January 13, 2018/by cecille

The Best of Christmas

The get-together activity culminates the whole year of serving the Kingdom of God. It was a physical and spiritual refreshment to all outstation pastors and volunteers who committed their lives faithfully in church planting. It was a time of strengthening, sharing, unloading of burdens, and giving comfort among themselves as well.
January 12, 2018/by cecille