Monthly Archives: September 2014

Pray for Hong Kong

By Pastor Glem Melo Protesters in Hong Kong’s “Umbrella Revolution” have expressed determination to remain on the streets until Beijing agrees to their demand for free elections. With the Chinese government’s notorious reputation for “killer” suppression of pro-democracy protests, another Tiananmen Square Massacre is feared. … Continue reading

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First Catechism Class in Cagayan de Oro City

By Pastor Glem Melo Finally, our church plant in Cagayan de Oro City (Mindanao, Philippines) has weekly catechism classes for children and youth. The session last Saturday was orientation. Next week, Question and Answer # 1 of the Heidelberg Catechism will be … Continue reading

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Imperfect, Perfect, Perfecting, to be Perfected

By Pastor Glem Melo I am glad to learn that my blog post on Isaiah 1:10-15 titled God Hates Hypocrisy (read here) created quite a stir among our brothers and sisters in the Middle East. Rhyse Furio posted, I agree, Pastor Glem. … Continue reading

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Science and Christianity Seminar in Cagayan de Oro

By Pastor Glem Melo Here are some pictures of the Science and Christianity Seminar that we conducted in Cagayan de Oro (CDO), Mindanao, Philippines, on August 20-22, 2014. The seminar is part of the Theological Training Program (TTP) of Open Eyes Mission, our church planting ministry, in … Continue reading

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Pray for 130,000 new Kurdish refugees in Turkey

By Pastor Glem Melo The United States and its Allies carried out air strikes against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq, but not in Syria. There the self-proclaimed caliphate stormed through Kurdish villages, sending waves of at least 130,000 refugees into Turkey over the past … Continue reading

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By Pastor Glem Melo “Wash yourselves; make yourselves clean; remove the evil of your deeds from before my eyes; cease to do evil, learn to do good; seek justice, correct oppression; bring justice to the fatherless, plead the widow’s cause. Come now, … Continue reading

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Church Planting Work Advances in the Philippines

By Pastor Glem Melo “… I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” (Matthew 16:18) I look back with gratitude to  4 weeks of multiple seminars, ministry and ecclesiastical meetings in 5 localities: Cagayan de Oro Manila Bulacan … Continue reading

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