Category Archives: Philippines

Prayer for the Philippines

Last Friday we flew back from the Philippines after a two week vacation; the next day typhoon Haiyan (known as Yolanda in the Philippines) made landfall, carving a path of destruction across the Visayan region and particularly devastating the islands … Continue reading

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Sermon for Christmas Day: Visitors to the Stable

Every family has its own particular traditions at Christmas time, often inherited from our parents, and our family is no different. For us an essential part of Christmas is the nativity scene, which we set up on a table in … Continue reading

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In praise of Pinoy party food

Yesterday we celebrated Mary Ann’s birthday. Usually she avoids holding a party at home because she is worried she will end up doing all the cooking. However, friends offered to help out, so the party was on. As parties go … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Philippines

The devastation in the Philippines caused by Tropical Storm ‘Sendong’ has been truly shocking. Stories of remarkable survival cannot compensate for the scale of the tragedy silently witnessed by the bodies of the dead which are still being washed ashore. … Continue reading

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Sermon: God’s People

God’s People (Sermon preached on the 2nd Anniversary of the Filipino Methodist Fellowship of the UK) Psalm 100, Colossians 3:11-17 Know that the LORD is God. It is he who made us, and we are his; we are his people, … Continue reading

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Filipino fellowship

Had a great day yesterday with the Filipino Methodist Fellowship of the UK. The fellowship was celebrating its 2nd Anniversary with a celebration service at Golders Green Trinity Church and very kindly asked me to be their guest preacher. In … Continue reading

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Our South East Asia tour – the best and worst

Seven weeks away is a fair chunk of time and already the things we did in week one seem like a long time ago. So what are our favourite memories of our holiday in the Philippines and Hong Kong? Here’s … Continue reading

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