Celebrating a Decade of Ministry

2018-02-14T15:50:30-04:00Tags: , , , , , |

It is hard to believe that a decade has passed. We joined CBM young and inexperienced, our first foray into global ministry. Over the past 10 years God has faithfully formed us into seasoned Global Field Staff, deeply committed to the mission of God’s people. It has become our greatest desire to see the

A Time to Mourn

2017-08-25T18:52:08-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

It is with great sadness that we must begin this update with the notice of an incalculable loss. Pastor Gilene Franco, the teacher at the Aglongon Child Care Center, and her husband Pastor Nestor Franco, leader of the Aglongon Baptist Church, both lost their lives on Sunday July 16. Attempting to cross over a

A Time to Dance

2017-08-25T18:59:58-04:00Tags: , , , , , , , |

At the Libas Child Care Center it has also been a difficult start to the school year. There has been some difficulty in finding a new teacher to serve this community and we are pleased to introduce Celeste Martinez, a student at Filamer University, who chose to take on this project early July. Celeste

The Anteambulos of Manila

2017-08-25T18:42:47-04:00Tags: , , , , , , |

In a recent article I discovered the Roman system for the patronage of art and science. Successful business people, politicians, or wealthy families would subsidize artists, thinkers, and writers to produce works of art, or to perform tasks, in exchange for protection, food, and gifts. One of these tasks was the role of the

Duane & Carin Guthrie

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Serving in the Philippines Duane and Carin have been working with CBM since 2008 in the area of Sustainable Community Development. Starting out in Bolivia, Duane and Carin were catalysts for the establishment of a ministry movement to the marketplace, involving business and church leaders throughout the country. A growing and vibrant movement,