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  • Filipino president’s comments on God rebuked

    July 10 2018 by David Roach, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Filipino president’s comments on God rebuked

    The Filipino president’s offer to resign if anyone can prove the God of the Bible exists has drawn reactions from Christians across the globe. Dan Santiago, president of the Filipino Southern Baptist Fellowship of North America, said Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte lacks “solid biblical knowledge of the Judeo-Christian God.” Meanwhile, Filipino Catholic leaders …

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  • Couple hopes to be first Montagnard missionaries

    July 24 2017 by K. Allan Blume, BR Editor | with 0 comments
    Couple hopes to be first Montagnard missionaries

    Khoung Rolan was born in a small Montagnard village in the Central Highlands of Vietnam. His grandfather was a general in the Vietnamese army, and his father worked in the communist government. Through the witness of a cousin, Rolan and two of his sisters became Christians. …

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  • Typhoon Hagupit steamrolls the Philippines

    December 9 2014 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Global Relief | with 0 comments
    Typhoon Hagupit steamrolls the Philippines

    One year after Typhoon Haiyan steamrolled through the Philippines, another typhoon is carving a path of destruction through the islands. Typhoon Hagupit, or ‘Ruby,’ as it is known locally, made landfall Saturday evening. The slow-moving storm is expected to strike six Philippines islands before it moves out to sea Tuesday.

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  • Work continues one year later in the Philippines

    November 13 2014 by Baptist Global Relief | with 0 comments
    Work continues one year later in the Philippines

    Nov. 7 was the one-year anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan, the category five storm possessing winds of up to 235 miles per hour – 6,300 people died and 4.1 million were displaced. In the past year, Baptist Global Response conducted many projects on affected islands, including rebuilding schools and homes.

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  • Philippines: Baptist Global Relief feeds, heals

    September 22 2014 by Caroline Anderson, IMB | with 0 comments
    Philippines: Baptist Global Relief feeds, heals

    A crushing wall of water from Typhoon Haiyan hit the city of Tacloban on Nov. 8, 2013. Thousands of people perished. Homes and businesses were destroyed. Baptist Global Response is partnering with International Mission Board missionaries in Tacloban to not only provide water, but also rebuild the city of Tacloban.

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  • Baptist aid on Cebu now gearing up

    November 15 2013 by Caroline Anderson, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Baptist aid on Cebu now gearing up

    While North Carolina Baptists have not been called upon yet to go to the Philippines, teams are on standby to respond to relief efforts after Typhoon Haiyan. Southern Baptists are responding in various ways to the disaster zone. Find out how you can help.

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  • Missionaries share story of miraculous typhoon survival

    November 14 2013 by Caroline Anderson, International Mission Board | with 0 comments
    Missionaries share story of miraculous typhoon survival

    Carl and Suzie Miller survived Typhoon Haiyan on a floating mattress while sharing a Dr. Pepper. The couple is among 26 International Mission Board missionaries assigned to the Philippines.

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